Shochiku 100 is a cinematic celebration of the genius of Japanese filmmaking. He was an inspiration for so much of the output of other Japanese directors. These include Yasujiro Ozu, Masaki Kobayashi and Takeshi Kitano. These are the masters of Japanese cinema. All their work was made possible by Shochiku? In 2022 Eye is marking over one hundred years of one of Japan’s oldest, and largest, film companies. the Eye presents the very best of the last 100 years of Japanese films. See the official Shochiku 100 Eye page for the full program. for more great events around the cinema, see our handy listings.