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Chris Fujiwara


Chris Fujiwara


Film Critic

Chris Fujiwara is the author of Jacques Tourneur: The Cinema of Nightfall (Johns Hopkins University Press) and the editor of Undercurrent.

He has written for Film Comment, Cineaste, InterCommunication, Osian’s Cinemaya, Cinemaction, The Boston Phoenix, The Boston Globe, The Village Voice, The Chicago Reader, Film International, Senses of Cinema, and other publications. He has contributed to numerous anthologies, including books on Yasujiro Ozu and Sergei Parajanov and recently edited a catalog on Peter Watkins for the Jeonju International Film Festival. Fujiwara has taught and lectured on film studies at Yale University, Emerson College, and Rhode Island School of Design.

Fujiwara’s edited anthology on key moments in cinema was published by Cassell Illustrated in November, 2007. His critical biography of Otto Preminger was published by Faber & Faber in February, 2008. He is currently finishing a book on the films of Jerry Lewis, to be published by the University of Illinois Press.