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Nippon 8 miri Eiga Renmei [8mm Film League]

Year Founded:


Preceded By:

Nippon 8 miri Eiga Kyōkai


Tokyo, Japan

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Associated Filmmakers/People:

Kichinosuke Takeuchi


"According to the notification that appeared in the October 1938 issue of Eiga to gijutsu (The Cine Technic), the League aimed at encouraging the use of 8mm equipment under the wartime emergency while also securing an environment free of commercial constraints." - Noriko Morisue, "Filming the Everyday: History, Theory, and Aesthetics of Amateur Cinema in Interwar and Wartime Japan" (Yale University: PhD Dissertation, 2020): 44.