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

Celebrate Kodomo no Hi at Japan Society

Children’s Day: Kodomo no Hi Sunday, May 8 Session 1: 11:00 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Session 2: 1:00 p.m. until 2:30 p.m. Japan Society – 333 E. 47th Street (between 1st and 2nd Avenues) Admission: $15 / $12 Japan Society members / Free for children ages 2 and under and for Cool Culture members Celebrate Kodomo no Hi, or Children’s Day, at Japan Society! Kodomo … Continue reading Celebrate Kodomo no Hi at Japan Society

Japan Society Begins In-Person Monthly Anime Series

Monthly Anime Series Friday, April 15 through Friday, July 22 at 7:00 p.m. Japan Society – 333 E. 47th Street (between 1st and 2nd Avenues) Admission: $15/$12 seniors and students/$5 Japan Society members Japan Society launches its Monthly Anime series on Friday, April 15 with a sold-out, in-person screening of Mamoru Oshii’s seminal cyberpunk classic, Ghost in the Shell. Offering an eclectic range of classic, … Continue reading Japan Society Begins In-Person Monthly Anime Series
Sakamotobushi ©Yohei Oshiro

Traditional Dance and Music of Okinawa at Japan Society This Weekend

Waves Across Time: Traditional Dance and Music of Okinawa Friday, March 18 and Saturday, March 19 at 7:30 p.m. Japan Society – 333 E. 47th Street (between 1st and 2nd Avenues) Admission: $42 / $32 Japan Society members Marking the 50th anniversary of the return of Okinawa to Japan following the U.S.’s post-WWII occupation, a group of the island chain’s most exquisite dancers will perform … Continue reading Traditional Dance and Music of Okinawa at Japan Society This Weekend

Japan Society/OIST Foundation Webinar to Focus on Marine Life in Okinawa

Climate Change & the Blue Economy: Diving into Okinawa’s Waters Tuesday, February 1 from 7:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Online via YouTube Admission: Free Oceans cover more than 70 percent of the earth’s surface and are vital to the world economy. The ocean economy is estimated at $2.5 trillion in goods and services annually—equivalent to five percent of global GDP—and is the seventh largest economy … Continue reading Japan Society/OIST Foundation Webinar to Focus on Marine Life in Okinawa