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Girls of the Night

Presented by Cleveland Institute of Art and The Cleveland Institute of Art Cinematheque at The Cleveland Institute of Art Cinematheque, Cleveland OH

May 28 2022
Girls of the Night

One of the first Japanese films both written and directed by women concerns a former streetwalker who turns to “respectable” employment after the outlawing of prostitution in 1958, but soon she finds she misses the freedom and money of sex work.

Saturday, May 28, at 5:00 pm

The Films of Kinuyo Tanaka

New 4K Restoration!

GIRLS OF THE NIGHT

aka GIRL OF DARK; GIRL OF THE NIGHT

ONNA BAKARI NO YORU

Japan, 1961, Kinuyo Tanaka

With the closing of brothels and the outlawing of prostitution in 1958 Japan, a former streetwalker turns to “respectable” employment. But soon she finds she misses the freedom and money of sex work. One of the first Japanese films both written and directed by women, Kinuyo Tanaka’s complex treatment of a

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ADMISSION INFO

Special admission $11; members, CIA & CSU I.D. holders, and those age 25 & under $8.
No passes or twofers.
Advance tickets advised.

Important Covid requirement. All Cinematheque moviegoers must wear a mask for the duration of their visit. Learn more under the “Face Coverings” section at cia.edu/covid. As a reminder, filmgoers can park for free in Lot 73 and in the Institute’s annex lot and should enter CIA via nearby Entrance C. Click here for a map.

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11610 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106

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