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Film “Kusama – Infinity” to show at Leammle theaters, Oct. 15 at 7:30PM

Forwarded for Leammle Theaters COMING SOON OPENS IN 4 DAYS, MONDAY OCT. 15 Film: Kusama – Infinity KUSAMA – INFINITY is filmmaker Heather Lenz’s fascinating portrait of the top-selling female artist in the world. The bittersweet story of Yayoi Kusama, who battled sexism, racism and mental illness to finally see her iconic Infinity Mirror...
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Japan submits Kore-eda’s “Shoplifters” for 2018 Foreign Language Film competition of the 91st Academy Award

87 COUNTRIES IN COMPETITION FOR 2018 FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM OSCAR® LOS ANGELES, CA – Eighty-seven countries have submitted films for consideration in the Foreign Language Film category for the 91st Academy Awards®.  Malawi and Niger are first-time entrants. The 2018 submissions are: Afghanistan, “Rona Azim’s Mother,” Jamshid Mahmoudi, director; Algeria, “Until the End of...
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2018 / Japan Foundation Los Angeles screening: “The Scythian Lamb” Oct. 10

The Japan Foundation Los Angeles provides high quality Japanese film screening every 2nd and 4th Wednesday, 7pm at the JFLA Auditorium. A Plan to Repopulate the Countryside Starts Out Funny and Descends into Tense Drama The Scythian Lamb(羊の木) (126mins, 2017) Directed by Daihachi Yoshida Wednesday, October 10 at 7:00 PM Japan Foundation Los Angeles Auditorium http://www.jflalc.org
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2018 / Garage and bake sales for Aug. 2018 Japan Film Festival Los Angeles, June 23

Japan Film Festival Los Angeles 2018 August 18 (Sat) and 19 (Sun) Japanese American National Museum in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles https://www.jffla.org/screenings The Last Garage and Bake Sales for the JFFLA June 23, Saturday, 8:00 am – 3:00 pm Chanoma House: 305 Indiana Street, El Segundo, CA 90245 Phone: (310) 819-7736 Everything must go: Accessories,...
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2018 / Japan Foundation Screening: A Silent Voice (2016), Jan. 10

Japan Foundation Los Angeles Free Japanese Film Screening Wednesday, January 10, 7PM “A Silent Voice” (聲の形)129 mins, 2016 Directed by Naoko Yamada Winner of Best Animation of the Year in the 26th Japan Movie Critics Award For more information, visit https://www.jflalc.org/ac-japanema-011018
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2017 / Little Tokyo Exhibition: Renowned photographer Toyo Miyatake’s pre-war art photography, Oct. 05 – Dec. 10

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 / Japan Foundation: Free screening “Shin Godzilla” Nov. 22

Japan Foundation Los Angeles Free Japanese Cinema Screening A God Incarnate. A City Doomed. Shin Godzilla   (120mins, 2016) Wednesday, November 22, 7:00PM 5700 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 100, Los Angeles, CA 90036 Free Admission, NO RSVP REQUIRED *Short Translation Lecture Before The Show Make way for the ultimate homage to one of the most enduring...
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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

Film Campaign

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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