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2016 / Okinawa Memorial Day to feature WWII documentary screening, June 18

Forwarded for the Okinawa Association of America Irei-no-Hi event: “Okinawa: The Afterburn” documentary screening English and Japanese subtitles Join us as we commemorate Irei-no-Hi (Okinawa Memorial Day for the lives lost during the Battle of Okinawa in WWII) with a special documentary screening on Saturday, June 18, 1:00pm at the OAA Center. Titled “Okinawa: The...
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2016 / Akira Kurosawa Retrospective at Egyptian Theatre, Jan. 15 -24

American Cinematheque presents Samurai of the Screen: Films of Akira Kurosawa from Jan. 15 – 24 at Egyptian Theatre, 6712 Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles 90028 http://americancinemathequecalendar.com/content/samurai-of-the-screen-films-of-akira-kurosawa Friday, Jan. 15, 7:30 pm: Yojimbo / Sanjuro Saturday, Jan. 16, 7:30 pm: The Seven Samurai Sunday, Jan. 17, 7:30 pm: The Hidden Fortress / Throne of Blood...
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2015 / Japan Foundation Cinema Program “Sisters of the Gion” by Mizoguchi, April 8, 7:00 pm

Japan Foundation Los Angeles JAPANEMA The Japan Foundation Los Angeles provides high quality Japanese film screening every second and fourth Wednesday at 7:00pm at JFLA Auditorium, 5700 Wilshire Blvd, Suite100, Los Angeles, CA 90036. Free to attend. Reservation is not required. Street Parking is available. http://www.jflalc.org/about-us.html#parking April 8, 2015, 7:00 pm Why do there even...
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2015 / Japan Foundation, Feb. 11, 7:00 pm, Screening “Early Spring” (1956) by Yasujiro Ozu

  Japan Foundation Los Angeles 5700 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 100, Los Angeles, CA 90036 February 11, 2015, 7:00 p.m. The Pathos of White-collar Life as Society Undergoes Transformation “Early Spring” (145 min , 1956) Directed by Yasujiro Ozu In his first film after the commercial and critical success of Tokyo Story, Ozu examines life in postwar Japan...
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2013 / Getty to present Japanese cinema, April 27-28

In conjunction with the exhibition Japan’s Modern Divide: The Photographs of Hiroshi Hamaya and Kansuke Yamamoto, the Getty presents a film series reflecting the Shōwa Era (1926–89) of Japan. The films chosen feature the magnificent city of Tokyo, a metropolis that before the war was in transition, and after became a city that rebuilt...
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LACMA presents “Postwar Japan in Black and White” film series, June 8-9

LACMA Postwar Japan films Pigs and Battleships

  In conjunction with the exhibition Fracture: Daido Moriyama (April 7 – July 31) at the Japanese Pavilion of Los Angeles County Museum of Art, LACMA and the Japan Foundation will screen a series of films that offer a raw, street-level view of Japanese urban life, while also confronting such poignant, postwar theme as...
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