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Little Tokyo Exhibition: Renowned photographer Toyo Miyatake’s pre-war art photography, ongoing

Japanese American Cultural and Community Center Exhibition TOYO: Behind the Glass Eye George J. Doizaki Gallery at Japanese American Cultural & Community Center 244 S. San Pedro Street, Los Angeles, California 90012, (213) 628-2725 October 5, 2017 – December 10, 2017 Opening reception: Thursday, October 5, 4pm-7pm Admission: Free TOYO: Behind the Glass Eye...
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2017 / Film – Hirokazu Kore-eda Retrospective: Cinema from the Outside In, Oct. 25-29

Internationally acclaimed Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda will be in Los Angeles to participate in an exciting retrospective of his films at the Hammer Museum’s Billy Wilder Theater and a other venues across town. The director will introduce some films and engage in Q&A about others. This exciting event is presented by the Yanai Initiative...
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2017 / Japan Foundation: Free screening of “Campaign” (2007), Oct. 25

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Japan Foundation Los Angeles Free Japanese Cinema Screening Bow to Everything, Even to An Electric Pole Campaign  (Senkyo)   (120mins, 2007) Directed by Kazuhiro Soda Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 7:00PM Free Admission, No RSVP Required A documentary that closely follows the Kawasaki city assembly by-election in 2005. This is a directorial debut of Soda Kazuhiro,...
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2017 / Japan Foundation: Dealing with Life and Death, lecture and screening, Oct. 18

Japan Foundation Los Angeles Mini Lecture & Documentary Film Screening Dealing with Life and Death the Japanese Way Wednesday, October 18, 2017, 7PM Free Admission, RSVP Required Part I: Lecture (30mins) “Dealing with Life and Death the Japanese Way” by Duncan Ryuken Williams (USC) Part II: Documentary Film Screening (90mins) Death of a Japanese...
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2017 / Author Talk: Steve Ryfle , author of “Ishiro Honda: A Life in Film, From Godzilla to Kurosawa” at Little Tokyo, Oct. 14

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On Saturday, Oct. 14, from 1:00 to 2:00 pm, Steve Ryfle comes to the Little Tokyo Branch of the Los Angeles Public Library to present ISHIRO HONDA: A LIFE IN FILM, FROM GODZILLA TO KUROSAWA, the first major overview of the life and career of the director behind the original GODZILLA (1954) and many...
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2017 / Japan Foundation: Free anime screening “Nipping Princess” Oct. 11

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JAPANEMA: Japanese film free screening Anime “Nipping Princess” (110 mins, 2017) Directed by Kenji Kamiyama In Japanese language with English subtitles Winner of Best Animated Feature Award at the 2017 Fantasia Film Festival Wednesday, October 11, 7:00 PM JFLA Auditorium, 5700 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 100, Los Angeles, CA 90036 For more information, visit https://www.jflalc.org/ac-japanema-101117
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2017 / Japan Foundation: Free outdoor Japanese cinema screening at The Source, Buena Park, Sept. 29-30

The Japan Foundation Los Angeles presents Free Outdoor Japanese Cinema Screening at The Source, 1st floor of Step Plaza, 6940 Beach Blvd, Buena Park, CA 90621. Free admission and free popcorn. Friday, September 29, 2017 at 7:30 pm “The Boy and the Beast” Directed by Mamoru Hosoda In Japanese with English language Saturday, September...
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2017 / Japan Foundation: Free Screening “Close-Knit” Sept. 27

JAPANEMA by Japan Foundation Los Angeles Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at 7:00 pm A Story of Sweet and Sensitive Transgender Family “Close-Knit” (Karera ga honki de amu toki wa) Directed by Naoko Ogigami In Japanese language with English subtitles https://www.jflalc.org/ac-japanema-092717  
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2017 / Gardena: Screening “Right of Passage” at JCI, Sept. 23

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Screening “Right of Passage” and Panel Discussion Documentary on the signing and passage of the Civil Liberties Act of 1988 Saturday, Sept. 23 from 2:00 – 4:00 pm Gardena Valley Japanese Cultural Institute, Mail Hall Admission free http://www.jci-gardena.org/upcoming-events.html + Go Back to Top of CulturalNews.Com
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