Autumn – Moscow. The dark evenings come earlier and earlier with
every passing day. Coming to the end of the edit on The Japanese Garden
- Landscape and Meaning. Still not entirely happy with the title.
However I don't want anything to prosaic which might be misleading.
Writing something which will introduce the film as a kind of
announcement of release. Work has piled up behind this film including
The Stanislavsky Documentary film "Stanislavsky and the Metamorphosis of Russian Theatre"
and some related writing projects which I am working on. There is no
other way however to make progress otherwise the quality of the film
suffers if you try and rush things. Today manged to get to grips with
and complete some computer graphics and effects which have been giving
me difficulties. I feel like I haven't been out for days although this
is not true. The feeling with this film is that I have been ensconced
in a long tunnel neither looking right or left and despite the pleasure
and experience I have derived from this film I really want to get it
finished and move forward with other projects.
I tried to contact the Utsunumiyo Museum in Japan with regard to selling the film "Alexander Rodchenko and the Russian Avant-garde" as part of their exhibition "Alexander Rodchenko and Varvara Stepanova". Its was difficult to negotiate with them but I will ask Akira Suzuki to help with the negotiations.