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2013 / Japan Foundation Screening: Evacuees’ story of volcanc island eruption, Jan 16

20130115 JF Film Wanko

The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles presents disaster-themed Japanese film “WANKO” on Jan. 16 at noon at its auditorium in Miracle Mile, Los Angeles. No RSVP Required 5700 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 100, Los Angeles, CA 90036 Street Parking is available http://www.jflalc.org/about-us.html#parking Wednesday, Jan. 16 at Noon “WANKO, The Story of Me, My Family and My Dog”...
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2012 / LA Eiga Fest 2012 Conclusive Schedule announced, Dec 14-16

20121204 EigaFest Kenshin

                    LA EigaFest 2012 comes to the Egyptian Theatre Latest Blockbusters from Japan on the big screen in Hollywood Rurouni Kenshin, Helter Skelter, Wolf Children, Thermae Romae And much more! The second annual LA EigaFest will be held from December 14th to 16th at the...
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2012 / LA EigaFest: New Films from Japan, Dec. 14-16

5 Los Angeles premiere of animated and live action new Japanese cinema will be presented from Dec. 14 – 16 at Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood. The Japan Film Society launched the LA EigaFest (“eiga” means “film” in Japanese) to showcase the country’s best new films and filmmakers. Over the last two decades, the American...
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2012 / Japan Foundation Film Series: “About Her Brother” Dec 12, 7:00 pm

20121205 Film About Her Brother Tsurube

Wednesday, Dec. 12, 7:00 pm “About Her Brother” Directed by Yoji Yamada, 2010, 126 minutes, English Subtitled Location: 5700 Wilshire Blvd, #100, Los Angeles, CA 90036 Street Parking is available http://www.jflalc.org/about-us.html#parking RSVP Required http://www.jflalc.org/japanema-schedule.html Synopsis The Takano Pharmacy stands near a railway line in a residential Tokyo neighborhood. Carrying on after the death of her...
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2012 / Japan Foundation to present documentary films after the tsunami, Oct 10, 17, 24

The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles will present documentary films after 3/11 tsunami as a October program of JAPANEMA: MATINEES series in its auditorium. JAPANEMA (evening screening) and JAPANEMA: MATINEES film series are open to the public and free admission. The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles is located at 5700 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036   ...
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2012 Japan Foundation to present “Cast me if you can” film screening, Sept 26

Japan Foundation Cast Me-poster

The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles will present film “Cast me if you can” on Wednesday, Sept. 26 at 7 pm as the first film screening of the new JAPANEMA series in its auditorium. JAPANEMA: MATINEES, which is screened at noon, already begins in September on every Wednesday. JAPANEMA and JAPANEMA: MATINEES film series are...
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2012 Japan Foundation starts free Japanese film screening, September

20120918 Japan Foundation Film Eclair

The Japan Foundation offers a cinema program called “JAPANEMA” at its auditorium.  JAPANEMA comes from mixing “Japanese” and “cinema” into one word. It is a free screening series, filled with all kinds of films. The Japan Foundation will have two kinds of screening; “JAPANEMA Matinees,” which is held during lunchtime every Wednesday starting at...
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2012 Two films by Kurosawa and Mizoguchi on screen to tribute late actress Isuzu Yamada, Sept 01, 02

JACCC "Osaka Elegy" by Mizoguchi (c) Janus Film

  The Japanese American Cultural and Community Center’s Japanese FilmFest will take place on Aug. 31 through Sept. 2. This festival will showcase films ranging from Akira Kurosawa’s Lower Depth, a definitive piece during Japan’s Golden Age of Film to more modern, family films like Ninja Kids. The JACCC will also be hosting a...
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Japanese film: Hirokazu Kore-eda’s “I Wish” screening through May 17

Film I Wish (Kiseki by Kore-eda) Oshiro Maeda

Film “I Wish” (Kiseki) Landmark Theatres Regent 1045 Broxton Ave (between Weyburn & Kinross) in Westwood Los Angeles, CA 90024 (310) 281-8223 Show Time: (2:30 pm, 5:15 pm) 8:00 pm Through May 17 Twelve-year-old Koichi lives with his mother and retired grandparents in Kagoshima, in the southern region of Kyushu, Japan. His younger brother...
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