manga, comics, CJ Suzuki, Baruch College, Japanese American Association of New York, JAANY, NYC, Japan

The Global Appeal of Manga: Medium, History, and Aesthetics 🗺

The Global Appeal of Manga: Medium, History, and Aesthetics Wednesday, June 5 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Japanese American Association of New York – 49 W. 45th Street (between 5th and 6th Avenues) Admission: $15/$5 JAA members and students Professor CJ Suzuki, Associate Professor in the Department of Modern Languages and Comparative Literature at Baruch College, The City University of New York (CUNY), is … Continue reading The Global Appeal of Manga: Medium, History, and Aesthetics 🗺

New York Japan CineFest to Bring 16 Short Films to Asia Society 🗓 🗺

New York Japan CineFest 2019 Wednesday, June 5 and Thursday, June 6 from 6:30 p.m. until 8:15 p.m. Asia Society – 725 Park Avenue at 70th Street Admission: $12/$10 seniors and students/$8 members Highlighting some of the most exciting new voices in cinema, New York Japan CineFest presents two nights of 16 total short films by emerging Japanese and Japanese American filmmakers. Genres span from … Continue reading New York Japan CineFest to Bring 16 Short Films to Asia Society 🗓 🗺
Master Yoshi's Terrible Day, short films, martial arts, Ken Lin, New York Shorts International Film Festival, film, shorts, film festival

“Master Yoshi’s Terrible Day” to Make Its World Premiere at NY Shorts 🗓 🗺

Master Yoshi’s Terrible Day Saturday, June 1 at 9:00 p.m. Cinema Village – 22 E. 12th Street (between University Place and 5th Avenue) Admission: $15 Master Yoshi’s Terrible Day will be making its world premiere at the New York Shorts International Film Festival. The New York Shorts International Film Festival showcases emerging and established independent filmmakers from around the world and provides an ideal platform … Continue reading “Master Yoshi’s Terrible Day” to Make Its World Premiere at NY Shorts 🗓 🗺
The Firefly, American Buddhist Study Center, WWII, Kamikaze, Ken Takakura, NYC, Japan, film

Screening of WWII Film “The Firefly” at the American Buddhist Study Center 🗓 🗺

The Firefly Saturday, June 1 from 2:30 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. American Buddhist Study Center Library – 331 Riverside Drive (at 105th Street) Suggested donation: $10/$5 ABSC members The American Buddhist Study Center is hosting a screening of The Firefly, a Japanese film about World War II and remembrance. Starring Japanese film icon Ken Takakura, The Firefly focuses on Kamikaze pilots, the Japanese Special Attack … Continue reading Screening of WWII Film “The Firefly” at the American Buddhist Study Center 🗓 🗺
Adam Isfendiyar, photography, Ainu, Japan, Hokkaido, NYC, Japan Society, New York Day of Remembrance, American Indian Community House, JAA, ICP Museum

Master—An Ainu Story with Photographer Adam Isfendiyar at Japan Society 🗓 🗺

Master—An Ainu Story with Photographer Adam Isfendiyar Thursday, May 23 from 6:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Japan Society 333 E. 47th Street (between 1st and 2nd Avenues) Admission: Free Master—An Ainu Story, a photographic documentary by Adam Isfendiyar, tells the story of the Ainu people and the life of Kenji Matsuda, a member of the Ainu community in Hokkaido, Japan’s northernmost prefecture. Isfendiyar’s talk covers … Continue reading Master—An Ainu Story with Photographer Adam Isfendiyar at Japan Society 🗓 🗺