Today at 19:00 (CET) the documentary Dreaming Murakami has its global streaming premiere. The movie follows Danish Murakami-translator Mette Holm in her quest for the perfect translation of the Japanese author’s debut novel Hear the Wind Sing, and gives a rare view into the creative process of the literary translator. […]
The 30th edition of the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA) takes place from 15 to 26 November 2018. One of the almost 300 documentaries screened at this festival is about the translator as the preserver of vulnerable languages and cultures.
The director Nitesh Anjaan has made a documentary about Mette Holm, who has been translating the work of the Japanese author Haruki Murakami into Danish for many years. This glimpse into Holm’s life follows her on a trip to Japan while working on the translation of Kaze no uta o kike (Hear the Wind Sing), the world-famous author’s debut novel. […]
In the documentary ‘Traduire’ ten translators talk about translating Hebrew literature.
Literary translator Svetlana Geier is the subject of a prize-winning documentary, to be broadcast 13 March.