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Asian American International Film Festival to Screen Four Japanese-Related Films

The Asian American International Film Festival kicked off last night with the screening of Searching, a thriller directed by 27-year-old Aneesh Chaganty, a former Google Creative Lab employee who spent two years developing, writing, and directing Google commercials. Tonight, AAIFF presents a very different kind of narrative, Yorozuya Detective Story, a quirky fantasy from director Touji Sawamura, who worked in an auto repair shop before … Continue reading Asian American International Film Festival to Screen Four Japanese-Related Films
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Japan Society Unleashes Its 12th Annual JAPAN CUTS: Festival of New Japanese Film

JAPAN CUTS: Festival of New Japanese Film Thursday, July 19 through Sunday, July 29 Japan Society – 333 E. 47th Street (between First and Second Avenues) Admission: $15/$12 seniors and students/$10 Japan Society members $21/$18/$16 for July 19 screening of Ramen Shop and July 26 screening of Mori, The Artist’s Habitat Film Pass: Purchase tickets for at least 3 different films in the same transaction … Continue reading Japan Society Unleashes Its 12th Annual JAPAN CUTS: Festival of New Japanese Film