Directing Godzilla: The Life of Filmmaker Ishiro Honda Wednesday, February 21 at 6:30 p.m. Japan Society – 333 E. 47th Street (between First and Second Avenues) Admission: $14/$11 Japan Society members, seniors, and students Godzilla, Mothra, The Mysterians — Japan’s most celebrated monster movies and sci-fi classics were brought to the screen by filmmaker Ishiro Honda. A long-overlooked talent, Honda is now considered one of … Continue reading Get to Know Godzilla’s Director at Japan Society Talk
Resistance at Tule Lake: Film Screening and Discussion Thursday, February 22 at 7:00 p.m. (Doors open at 6:30 p.m.) Alwan for the Arts – 16 Beaver Street (between Broad Street and Broadway), 4th Floor Suggested Contribution: $10/$5 seniors and students New York-based documentary filmmaker and television journalist Konrad Aderer presents his film Resistance at Tule Lake, which tells the long-suppressed story of 12,000 Japanese Americans … Continue reading Discussion of Incarceration and Resistance at Film Screening
Remember the days of eating school lunch in the cafeteria? If you grew up in America, you can think back to the times of a burger consisting of gray “meat” – with no lettuce or tomato – or a rectangle of pizza with cold cheese. Oh, and don’t forget the sweet acidophilus milk! New York-based scholar Alexis Agliano Sanborn wants to change the way you … Continue reading NYC-Based Scholar Creating Documentary about Japanese School Lunch
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The master animator’s most personal and underrated film Continue reading Japan Society to Screen Hayao Miyazaki’s "Porco Rosso"