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“Harimaya Bridge” being available to watch on video on demond

The acclaimed film The Harimaya Bridge is now available on demand in over 100 million homes on numerous cable and satellite systems. If you did not see the film in theaters or attend one of the many special screenings for the Japanese community, you can now watch the movie in your home. The Harimaya...
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Film “Hannari – Geisha Modern” to be screened in Osaka, Kobe, Kyoto, and Nagoya

Film “Hannari – Geisha Modern” to be screened in Osaka, Kobe, Kyoto, and Nagoya

For the first time in history, all Geisha districts in Kyoto were filmed. Yuki, a geisha who married the nephew of J. P. Morgan 100 years ago. Makoto pursues two careers as a Geisha and as a Jazz singer today. The sprit of hospitality and the subdued beauty of the Geisha of Kyoto is...
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Screening “The Harimaya Bridge” with director Aaron Woolfolk in person, Feb 12, 2:00PM

Screening “The Harimaya Bridge” with director Aaron Woolfolk in person, Feb 12, 2:00PM

The San Fernando Valley Chapter of the Japanese American Citizen’s League is hosting a special screening of the acclaimed film The Harimaya Bridge on Saturday, February 12, at 2:00 p.m. at the San Fernando Valley Japanese American Community Center, 12953 Branford Street, Pacoima, CA 91331. The film’s writer/director Aaron Woolfolk will be there to...
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West Coast premier of “Hiroshima Nagasaki Download” in San Diego, Oct 27, 5:20PM

West Coast premier of “Hiroshima Nagasaki Download” in San Diego, Oct 27, 5:20PM

The film Hiroshima Nagasaki Download will premier at San Diego Asian Film Festival on Wednesday, October 27 at 5:20 pm. The film festival is taking place at UltraStar Mission Valley Cinemas at Hazard Center, 7510 Hazard Center Drive (off the 163 and Friars Road), San Diego, CA 92108. Hiroshima Nagasaki Download (72 min) Directed...
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The Film “442 – Live with Honor, Die with Dignity” to be shown at Aratani/Japan America Theatre, Sept 18 at 11 am & 2 pm

The Film “442 – Live with Honor, Die with Dignity” to be shown at Aratani/Japan America Theatre, Sept 18 at 11 am & 2 pm

The film 442 – Live with Honor, Die with Dignity will be shown at Aratani/Japan America Theatre on Saturday, September 18, at 11 am and 2 pm. Tickets are $10 in advance, and $13 at doors. Aratani/Japan America Theatre, 244 South San Pedro Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012, the box office (213) 680-3700, www.jaccc.org...
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Japanese American soldiers’ documentary “442” released in Southern California in July and August

Japanese American soldiers’ documentary “442” released in Southern California in July and August

August 2010,  San Diego: Museum of Photographic Arts, August 21 (Saturday) and August 22 (Sunday) “442” will be playing with “Toyo’s Camera.” “Toyo’s Camera” at 11 AM, 3:20PM. “442” at 1:10PM, 5:30PM, www.mopa.org, (619) 238-7559 Museum of Photographic Arts is located at 1649 El Prado, in Balboa Park, San Diego, CA 92101. July 25,...
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Screening of “The Harimaya Bridge” in Irvine, April 23-May 6

Screening of “The Harimaya Bridge” in Irvine, April 23-May 6

The Harimaya Bridge Daily: 1:00pm, 4:00pm, 7:10pm, and 10:00pm April 23 – May 6, 2010 Regal Westpark8 3755 Alton Parkway Irvine, CA 92606 (949) 622-8609 Excerpt from Director Aaron Woolfolk interview The Harimaya Bridge has been a fascinating journey because you had two different film aesthetics – American and Japanese – kind of competing...
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Film “The Harimaya Bridge” Director/Writer Aaron Woolfolk answers questions

Film “The Harimaya Bridge” Director/Writer Aaron Woolfolk answers questions

Aaron Woolfolk, director of “Harimaya Bridge” (Cultural News Photo) This text is provided by Eleven Arts, distributor of the film. Q: How did The Harimaya Bridge come about? Aaron Woolfolk: After college, I went to live and work in Japan as an English teacher on the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program. After that...
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“The Harimaya Bridge” screening at Music Hall 3, from March 26 to April 8

“The Harimaya Bridge” screening at Music Hall 3, from March 26 to April 8

Film distributor Eleven Arts of Santa Monica presented  The Harimaya Bridge at Music Hall 3 in Beverly Hills from March 26 to April 8. The Harimaya Bridge Laemmle’s Music Hall 3 9036 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90211 (310) 478-3836 Show time Friday:     5:30 PM   8:15 PM Saturday: 12:00 PM  2:45 PM  5:30 PM ...
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