Auto ethnographic experience of the ‘Gojira’ (1954) screening

Dejana Ristic

Hi, welcome back to my blog.

As I entered my first seminar of the class BCM 320 ‘Digital Asia’ to be honest with you, I didn’t quite know what to expect. As it turns out, we were engaging in the screening of the 1954 Gojira classic whilst interacting with live tweeting through the hash tag #BCM320. I haven’t done anything like this before. For me this was quite an interesting, confronting and a little confusing at first, however joyful experience. In todays post I will be discussing my personal experience viewing the screening of the 1954 ‘Gojira’ classic.

Trailer: Gojira (1954)

During the live tweeting I decided to Google some facts and background information on the film, in order to engage my audience and inform myself on the context behind the classic. I usually don’t watch black and white films, however I enjoyed this one, it was something different…

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One comment

  1. My family is also Serbian so I can relate to what you’re saying about the war and the terror that occurred during that time. My grandparents moved to Australia before it occurred, however they had many relatives who experienced it, and even lost some members.

    I think also the film had a close relevancy to how in Hiroshima and Nagasaki experienced first hand what radioactivity and nuclear war creates, if nuclear war occurred during the Bosnian war, the actual effects would have been detrimental and unimaginable.

    No matter what war occurs, the damage and terror it leaves in people still have an affect of fear and linger. Great post and was really interesting to read 🙂


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