Film / Theater – from Japan

UCLA to present Japanese and American silent film screenings with narrators or “benshi” March 1-3

UCLA Tadashi Yanai Initiative for Globalizing Japanese Humanities will present “The Art of The Benshi” film screening from March 1-3 at Billy Wilder Theater, 10899 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90024. Tickets are $10. From Tokyo, film narrators or benshi performers Kataoka Ichiro, Omori Kumiko, and Sakamoto Raiko will be in person. https://www.cinema.ucla.edu/events/2019/art-of-the-benshi A...
Read more »

Tags:
Posted in Film / Theater - from Japan | Comments Off on UCLA to present Japanese and American silent film screenings with narrators or “benshi” March 1-3

Academy Award Nominee for Best animated feature film “MIRAI” screening at Laemmle Glendale theatre, thru Feb. 21

Laemmle Glendale Theatre 207 N. Maryland Ave, Glendale, CA 91206 Animation  “Mirai,” screening thru Feb. 21 https://www.laemmle.com/films/44529 Academy Award Nominee for Best animated feature film of the year From acclaimed director Mamoru Hosoda (Summer Wars, Wolf Children) and Japan’s Studio Chizu comes MIRAI, a daringly original story of love passed down through generations. When...
Read more »

Tags: ,
Posted in Film / Theater - from Japan | Comments Off on Academy Award Nominee for Best animated feature film “MIRAI” screening at Laemmle Glendale theatre, thru Feb. 21

Free screening “Rebel With A Cause: The Life of Aiko Herzig Yoshinaga” at Warner Grand Theatre, March 17 at 1:00PM

LA  Harbor International Film Festival presents Rebel With A Cause: The Life Of Aiko Herzig Yoshinaga screening at Warner Grand Theatre, 478 West 6th Street in  historic downtown San Pedro, CA 90731, on March 17 at 1:00 p.m. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. Admission Free – Donations Accepted. U.S.A., Idli Ramen Productions, 2016, 88...
Read more »

Tags: , , ,
Posted in Film / Theater - from Japan | Comments Off on Free screening “Rebel With A Cause: The Life of Aiko Herzig Yoshinaga” at Warner Grand Theatre, March 17 at 1:00PM

Kore-eda’s “Shoplifters” nominated for Best Foreign Language Film competition of 91st Oscar Awards

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Jan 22, five nominees for Best Foreign Language Film of the Year competition of the 91st Oscar Awards. The five nominated films, listed in alphabetical order by country, are: Germany, “Never Look Away” Japan, “Shoplifters” Lebanon, “Capernaum” Mexico, “Roma” Poland, “Cold War” The 91st Oscars...
Read more »

Tags: , , , ,
Posted in Film / Theater - from Japan | Comments Off on Kore-eda’s “Shoplifters” nominated for Best Foreign Language Film competition of 91st Oscar Awards

Oscar-nominated film “Shoplifters” screening with director Hirokazu Kore-eda in person at Aero Theatre, Santa Monica, Feb. 3 at 7:30PM

American Cinematheque presents “Shoplifters” screening on Sunday, Feb. 3 at 7:30 pm at Aero Theatre in Santa Monica. In the Oscar-nominated “Shoplifters,” Osamu Shibata, patriarch of a loving, if larcenous, family living on the margins of Tokyo, takes in a neglected 5-year old – but the girl’s arrival brings unforeseen consequences. In Japanese with...
Read more »

Tags: , , ,
Posted in Film / Theater - from Japan | Comments Off on Oscar-nominated film “Shoplifters” screening with director Hirokazu Kore-eda in person at Aero Theatre, Santa Monica, Feb. 3 at 7:30PM

Protected: 2019 / Nominee of Academy Awards’ best animated feature film “MIRAI” to be screened at Japan Foundation, Jan. 23

There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.
Read more »

Tags: , , ,
Posted in Film / Theater - from Japan | Comments Off on Protected: 2019 / Nominee of Academy Awards’ best animated feature film “MIRAI” to be screened at Japan Foundation, Jan. 23

Protected: 2019 / Japan and Asia’s Short Shorts Film Festival at TCL Chinese 6 Theatres in Hollywood, Jan. 17

There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.
Read more »

Tags: , , , , ,
Posted in Film / Theater - from Japan | Comments Off on Protected: 2019 / Japan and Asia’s Short Shorts Film Festival at TCL Chinese 6 Theatres in Hollywood, Jan. 17

Protected: 2019 / Vivaldi’s “The Four Seasons” with Live Animation concert at Aratani Theatre, free admission, Jan. 13

There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.
Read more »

Tags: , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Film / Theater - from Japan | Comments Off on Protected: 2019 / Vivaldi’s “The Four Seasons” with Live Animation concert at Aratani Theatre, free admission, Jan. 13

Protected: 2019 / Detroit theater to play “Shoplifters” Jan, 4, 5, 6, 11, 12, 13

There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.
Read more »

Tags: , , ,
Posted in Film / Theater - from Japan | Comments Off on Protected: 2019 / Detroit theater to play “Shoplifters” Jan, 4, 5, 6, 11, 12, 13