Stream Japanese Films from the Chicago Japanese Film Collective

The 2nd Chicago Japanese Film Collective Saturday, May 21 through Monday, May 30 Streaming Online Admission: $25 All-Access Pass (11 Films) / $20 Five Virtual Ticket Bundle (5 Films) / $10 Single Virtual Ticket (1 Film) The first Japanese film festival in the Midwest offers hybrid screening for the second year. The 2nd Chicago Japanese Film Collective (CJFC) will screen a total of 14 films: … Continue reading Stream Japanese Films from the Chicago Japanese Film Collective
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Film at Lincoln Center Presents Retrospective of Groundbreaking Japanese Actress and Director Kinuyo Tanaka

Kinuyo Tanaka Retrospective Friday, March 18 through Sunday, March 27 Walter Reade Theater – 165 W. 65th Street (between Amsterdam and Broadway) Admission per film: $15 general public/$12 seniors, students, and persons with disabilities All-Access Passes: $79 for general public/$35 students Film at Lincoln Center is paying tribute to Kinuyo Tanaka’s monumental place in film history with a retrospective of twelve of her films from … Continue reading Film at Lincoln Center Presents Retrospective of Groundbreaking Japanese Actress and Director Kinuyo Tanaka

Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s WIFE OF A SPY Opens September 17 at IFC Center

Wife of a Spy Opens Friday, September 17 at 10:55 a.m. with five screenings each day IFC Center – 323 6th Avenue Admission: $11/$10 seniors and children Film distributor Kino Lorber presents the U.S. theatrical release of Wife of a Spy, a film by Kiyoshi Kurosawa. Winner of the Silver Lion for Best Director at the Venice Film Festival, Wife of a Spy will open … Continue reading Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s WIFE OF A SPY Opens September 17 at IFC Center

Film Forum to Screen Japanese Movies Set in “Shitamachi”

Shitamachi Festival at Film Forum Friday, October 18 through Thursday, November 7 Film Forum – 209 W. Houston Street (between Varick Street and 6th Avenue) Admission: $15/$9 Film Forum members Shitamachi, a three-week, 38-film series spanning nearly eight decades of classic movies that are all set in “downtown” Tokyo, will run at Film Forum from Friday, October 18 through Thursday, November 7. The series is … Continue reading Film Forum to Screen Japanese Movies Set in “Shitamachi”
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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)