The Hubers Asian Studies proram presents The Best of Chinese and Japanese Cinema, which includes movies by Akira Kurosawa, Itami Juzo, Zhang Yimou, Chen Kaige, and many more.

Film lists

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These films are located in the Hekman Library in the Cayvan Recorded Media Center (2nd floor, west side). Ask at the Cayvan Recorded Media service window for assistance.

All Chinese and Japanese feature films have English subtitles, except in the few cases that are noted. All films are also VHS videotapes, unless marked as DVD only. The movies below are not given any relative rating as to quality, since all were chosen as the finest films ever produced in China and Japan. Most of them are considered masterpieces in their own way.