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Sōtarō Kawakita

Club Affiliation

Nippon 8 miri Eiga Kyōkai [8mm Film Association]

Nippon 8 miri Eiga Renmei [8mm Film League]

Studio F




Akogare Sutajio F ban [Yearning: The Studio F Version] (1935)



Bibliographic Resources:

"An amateur filmmaker from Tsu City in Mie Prefecture who, together with figures such as Gosho, Suzuki Shigeyoshi, and Kaneko Yasuo, became the board member of the Nippon 8 miri Eiga Kyōkai and Nippon 8 miri Eiga Renmei. Kawakita earned a degree in economics from Hōsei University in Tokyo and worked at the Bank of Japan; he returned to Tsu City in 1936 to work at the local Hyakugo Bank where he became the head of the bank in 1951." - Noriko Morisue, "Filming the Everyday: History, Theory, and Aesthetics of Amateur Cinema in Interwar and Wartime Japan" (Yale University: PhD Dissertation, 2020): 158.