A Whale of a Tale, The Cove, documentary, whaling, whaling industry, dolphins, Taiji, Japan, NYC, Asia Society, Japan Society, Quad Cinema, Kickstarter, Megumi Sasaki

Kickstarter Campaign for “A Whale of a Tale” Enters Final Days, Film Opens August 17 at Quad Cinema 🗺

There are a few days remaining in the Kickstarter campaign for A Whale of a Tale, a documentary film by New York-based Japanese filmmaker Megumi Sasaki (Herb & Dorothy). A Whale of a Tale is about the sleepy fishing town of Taiji, Japan, which suddenly found itself in the worldwide media spotlight after The Cove, a documentary denouncing the town’s longstanding whale- and dolphin-hunting traditions, … Continue reading Kickstarter Campaign for “A Whale of a Tale” Enters Final Days, Film Opens August 17 at Quad Cinema 🗺
The Third Murder, Hirokazu Kore-eda, Masaharu Fukuyama, Koji Yakusho, Japanese film, drama, crime drama, Quad Cinema, NYC, Japan

Quad Cinema to Screen Hirokazu Kore-eda’s “The Third Murder” 🗓 🗺

The Third Murder Friday, July 20 through Thursday, July 26 (several screenings each day) Quad Cinemas – 34 W. 13th Street (between 5th and 6th Avenues) Admission: $16/$13 for seniors and children This gripping, morally complex crime procedural had its New York premiere last month during the New York Asian Film Festival. The Third Murder is an intricate and surprising change of pace from internationally … Continue reading Quad Cinema to Screen Hirokazu Kore-eda’s “The Third Murder” 🗓 🗺