What can these images tell us now in the 21st century?

“A Century on Film” first aired in 1995; and now we present a whole new set of episodes for the 21st century. The recorded images gathered from film/video archives all over the world still send strong messages to us. The sins and courage of human beings captured in these images. What did we, the program directors, see in them, and how did you the viewers feel about what was presented on the screen? We are looking at these images a little more deeply.

Director's Cut

The directors of the respective episodes share behind-the-scenes stories
of collecting information and images.
This is the other side of “A Century on Film.”

Episode 01

One Hundred Years of Tragedy Begins

World War I

Senior Director
Kensuke Kishi
One Hundred Years of Tragedy Begins
Episode 02

The New Rule of America’s Powerful Families

The emergence of
a global superpower

Chief Director
Masahito Kasuga
The New Rule of America’s Powerful Families
Episode 03

Who Let the Dictators Out?

World War II

Chief Producer
Yoshikazu Ikawa
Who Let the Dictators Out?
Episode 04

An Age of Deception and Stealth

Cold War

Senior Director
Kensuke Kishi
An Age of Deception and Stealth
Episode 05

We Say “NO”:The Young Rebel

the turbulent 1960's

Chief Director
Masahito Kasuga
We Say “NO”:The Young Rebel
Episode 06

One Image Could Change the World

the 21st century

Chief Producer
Yoshikazu Ikawa
One Image Could Change the World