Departures, Okuribito, American Buddhist Study Center, Japan, NYC, Buddhist, Buddhism, Masahiro Takita, Yojiro Takita, Japanese films, Japanese cinema

American Buddhist Study Center’s Saturday Afternoon Movie – Departures (OKURIBITO)  🗓 🗺

American Buddhist Study Center’s Saturday Afternoon Movie – Departures (OKURIBITO)  Saturday, August 3 from 2:30 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. American Buddhist Study Center Library – 331 Riverside Drive (between 105th and 106th Streets) Suggested Donation: $10/$5 for ABSC members The American Buddhist Study Center presents a screening of director Yojiro Takita’s award-winning film Departures. When his orchestra disbands, Daigo Kobayashi (Masahiro Motoki) decides to start … Continue reading American Buddhist Study Center’s Saturday Afternoon Movie – Departures (OKURIBITO)  🗓 🗺
Machiko Kyō, Metrograph, retrospective, Japanese cinema, Japanese film, films, movies, Japan, NYC

Machiko Kyō Retrospective at Metrograph 🗓 🗺

Machiko Kyō Retrospective at Metrograph Now through Sunday, August 11 Metrograph – 7 Ludlow Street (between Canal and Hester Streets) Admission: $15 Metrograph presents a retrospective of Machiko Kyō, the legendary Japanese actress who died on May 12 of this year at the age of 95. At the time of her death, Metrograph was already planning a retrospective of her films, so this program sadly … Continue reading Machiko Kyō Retrospective at Metrograph 🗓 🗺
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
Umetsugu Inoue, Nikkatsu, films, Japanese cinema, Japan Society, Japan, NYC, Yujiro Ishihara, jazz

Japan Society to Celebrate Filmmaker Umetsugu Inoue 🗓 🗺

Umetsugu Inoue: Japan’s Music Man Saturday, December 15 and Sunday, December 16 Japan Society – 333 E. 47th Street (between 1st and 2nd Avenues) Admission: $14/$11 seniors and students/$10 Japan Society members This weekend Japan Society presents three of Nikkatsu’s newly subtitled, full-color classics by prolific and versatile filmmaker Umetsugu Inoue. Inoue worked across a wide range of genres throughout his long career and made … Continue reading Japan Society to Celebrate Filmmaker Umetsugu Inoue 🗓 🗺
JAPAN CUTS, Japan Society, film festivals, Japanese cinema, NYC, Japan, movies, Kirin Kiki, Ramen Shop, Mori The Artist's Habitat, Hanagatami

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 🗓 🗺