Stream Japanese Films from the Chicago Japanese Film Collective

The 2nd Chicago Japanese Film Collective Saturday, May 21 through Monday, May 30 Streaming Online Admission: $25 All-Access Pass (11 Films) / $20 Five Virtual Ticket Bundle (5 Films) / $10 Single Virtual Ticket (1 Film) The first Japanese film festival in the Midwest offers hybrid screening for the second year. The 2nd Chicago Japanese Film Collective (CJFC) will screen a total of 14 films: … Continue reading Stream Japanese Films from the Chicago Japanese Film Collective

See Katsura Sunshine’s Rakugo Off-Broadway Show

Katsura Sunshine’s Rakugo Thursdays at 7:00 p.m. New World Stages – 340 W. 50th Street (between 8th and 9th Avenues) Admission: $51 / $20 with 20at20 Promotion (on May 19 and May 26) Katsura Sunshine, the Canadian who brought the Japanese comedic storytelling tradition of Rakugo to the Off-Broadway stage in September 2019, has been back at New World Stages since March of this year … Continue reading See Katsura Sunshine’s Rakugo Off-Broadway Show

Okinawa Film Series Continues at Japan Society

Visions of Okinawa: Cinematic Reflections Now through Friday, June 3 Japan Society – 333 E. 47th Street (between 1st and 2nd Avenues) Streaming Online Admission: $15 / $10 members (in-person screenings) $10 (online screenings) $24 virtual pass (all three online films) Japan Society marks the 50th anniversary of Okinawa’s reversion from American sovereignty back to Japan with Visions of Okinawa: Cinematic Reflections. This film series … Continue reading Okinawa Film Series Continues at Japan Society

The Photographs of Tokuko Ushioda at Alison Bradley Projects

From Student to Master: Tokuko Ushioda and Her Teachers Tuesday, May 17 through Friday, July 29 Alison Bradley Projects – 526 W. 26th Street, Suite 814 (between 10th and 11th Avenues) Admission: Free Alison Bradley Projects is pleased to debut From Student to Master: Tokuko Ushioda and Her Teachers, early vintage photographs by Tokuko Ushioda and rare photographs by her teachers, Yasuhiro Ishimoto and Kiyoji … Continue reading The Photographs of Tokuko Ushioda at Alison Bradley Projects

The First-Ever Japan Parade in New York City!

Japan Parade Saturday, May 14 from 1:00 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. Along Central Park West from 81st Street to 68th Street Admission: Free Japan Day @ Central Park has an annual event celebrating Japanese culture, food, and tradition in Central Park since 2007. After two years of not being able to hold an in-person event due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Japan Day is organizing the … Continue reading The First-Ever Japan Parade in New York City!