This week we introduced Part II of the 2nd Annual Japan Society/JapanCulture•NYC JAPAN CUTS Trivia Contest, and it’s time to announce the winners!
Congratulations to Joe Capolarello and Noa Avital! They each won a pair of tickets to see The Cowards Who Looked to the Sky, which screens Saturday, July 20 at 4:00 p.m. Their names were randomly selected after answering these two trivia questions correctly.
Q. The film The Cowards Who Looked to the Sky is based on the novel by what Yamamoto Shugoro Prize-winning female Japanese writer?
A. Misumi Kubo
Q. This year marks the seventh JAPAN CUTS, and Cowards director Yuki Tanada is one of the film festival’s favorite auteurs. What are the three Yuki Tanada films that JAPAN CUTS screened in its first six years?
A. Ain’t No Tomorrow, Electric Button (Moon and Cherry), and One Million Yen Girl
Thanks to everyone who participated in Parts I and II of the 2nd Annual Japan Society/JapanCulture•NYC JAPAN CUTS Trivia Contest! Let’s get right to the final round of questions. Two lucky readers will win a pair of tickets to see The Floating Castle, the closing film of JAPAN CUTS, on Sunday, July 21 at 8:00 p.m.
All you have to do is answer these two questions correctly:
1. Mansai Nomura, the star of The Floating Castle, recently performed at Japan Society and the Guggenheim Museum. Who designed the set and the costumes for the Guggenheim performance?
2. The Floating Castle is based on a historic event. What is the name of the all-powerful warlord who was trying to unify Japan in 1590?
If you know the answers, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org right away! The deadline for this screening is Friday, July 19 at midnight. Of the contestants with the correct answers, two will be drawn randomly to receive a pair of tickets. The drawing for the two lucky winners for the screening of The Floating Castle will be held at the JC•NYC World Headquarters on Saturday morning at 8:00 a.m.