Asian American International Film Festival, AAIFF, film, Japanese cinema, Community Partner, Asia Society, Demolition Girl, Asian identity, Master Yoshi's Terrible Day, Fly to the Dream, PERIOD GIRL, Jeff Adachi

JapanCulture•NYC Named Community Partner of 42nd Asian American International Film Festival

JapanCulture•NYC is proud to announce that we’re a Community Partner with the 42nd Asian American International Film Festival! Presented by Asian CineVision in association with Asia Society, is the first and longest running Asian American film festival in the U.S. During the last 42 years, AAIFF has screened films from more than 20 countries, including the U.S. premieres for directors such as Wayne Wang and … Continue reading JapanCulture•NYC Named Community Partner of 42nd Asian American International Film Festival
Junichi Mitsubori, wagashi, Kado, Asia Society, Japan, NYC, Japanese sweets

Hands-On Wagashi Workshop at Asia Society 🗓 🗺

Wagashi Master’s Workshop Friday, June 14 from 9:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. Asia Society – 725 Park Avenue at 70th Street Admission: $600/$500 members Asia Society is hosting a special day of wagashi, or traditional Japanese sweets featuring Junichi Mitsubori, a third-generation wagashi artisan from Yokosuka City, Kanagawa. For the first time in the United States, Mitsubori will be teaching a hands-on wagashi workshop where … Continue reading Hands-On Wagashi Workshop at Asia Society 🗓 🗺

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 🗓 🗺
A Whale of a Tale, The Cove, documentary, whaling, whaling industry, dolphins, Taiji, Japan, NYC, Asia Society, Japan Society, Quad Cinema, Kickstarter, Megumi Sasaki

Kickstarter Campaign for “A Whale of a Tale” Enters Final Days, Film Opens August 17 at Quad Cinema 🗺

There are a few days remaining in the Kickstarter campaign for A Whale of a Tale, a documentary film by New York-based Japanese filmmaker Megumi Sasaki (Herb & Dorothy). A Whale of a Tale is about the sleepy fishing town of Taiji, Japan, which suddenly found itself in the worldwide media spotlight after The Cove, a documentary denouncing the town’s longstanding whale- and dolphin-hunting traditions, … Continue reading Kickstarter Campaign for “A Whale of a Tale” Enters Final Days, Film Opens August 17 at Quad Cinema 🗺
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New York Japan CineFest 2018 at Asia Society 🗓 🗺

New York Japan CineFest 2018 Wednesday, June 6 and Thursday, June 7 from 6:30 p.m. until 8:00 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 short films by emerging Japanese and Japanese-American filmmakers.   Program 1 – Wednesday, June … Continue reading New York Japan CineFest 2018 at Asia Society 🗓 🗺