Japan Foundation Announces Japanese Film Festival Online 2022 Pre-Event

Japanese Film Festival Online 2022 Pre-Event Monday, November 15 through Sunday, November 21 Online Free The Japan Foundation organized Japanese Film Festival (JFF), a project the organization created with the aim to share the excitement of Japanese cinema with the world. As one portion of JFF, the Japan Foundation will hold the Japanese Film Festival Online 2022 in 25 countries simultaneously for two weeks in … Continue reading Japan Foundation Announces Japanese Film Festival Online 2022 Pre-Event
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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) 
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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
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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
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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