50 American Films – Japan Theme

2014 / Japanese Americans’ tsunami documentary to be screened, May 6, 7

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+ From Little Tokyo Community Council + “Stories From Tohoku” a documentary film capturing the stories of survivors of Japan’s 2011 earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster and the enduring connection of Japanese Americans to Japan will have two Los Angeles screenings as part of the 30th Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival: Tuesday, May, 6,...
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2014 / Japanese American short film to be screened at scholarship event in USC, April 3

Lil Tokyo Reporter Tashima

  From Lil Tokyo Reporter Film Project                                         Fumiko Carole Fujita and Jeffrey Gee Chin, filmmakers of the narrative film Lil Tokyo Reporter will be keynote speakers at the Paul Chikahisa Memorial Lecture and 16th Annual API Scholarship Reception at USC on Thursday, April 3 The event with the theme “Bridging the Gap: Celebrating the API Experience Across...
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2014 / Santa Barbara / Documentary film about exchange between Americans and atomic-bombed Hiroshima’s children, Jan 26

Film Pictures from a Hiroshima Schoolyard

A picture drawn by a Honkawa Elementary school students in Hiroshima in the harrowing year after the atomic bombing of the city. Film “Pictures from a Hiroshima Schoolyard”  Sunday, Jan. 26, from 3:00 – 5:30 pm Unitarian Society of Santa Barbara 1535 Santa Barbara Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101. (805) 965-4583 www.ussb.org A reception...
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2013 / Free screening / “GET A JOB” at Nibei Foundation, Nov. 1, at 6:00pm

The Nibei Foundation presents a screening of “GET A JOB” on Friday, Nov. 1, at 6:00pm at the Terasaki Laboratory Building, 11570 West Olympic Blvd, West Los Angeles, CA 90064. Free admission.   RSVP required at www.nibei.org “GET A JOB” is the Hawaiian indie comedy that has Hollywood asking, “How did they do it.”   Writer-Director Brian Kohne...
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2013 / Outdoor movie screening / HACHI – A Dog’s Tale, Sept 28

Film Hachi A Dog's Tale

Outdoor Movie Screening: Hachi – A Dog’s Tale Saturday, September 28, 2013 5:00pm – Gates open/Dinner 7:00pm – Screening (Depending on sunset) The Riviera Country Club 1250 Capri Drive, Pacific Palisades, CA 90272 Japan America Society of Southern California and The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles presents a special outdoor screening of “Hachi – A...
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2013 / Film “Emperor” screening and panel discussion at UCLA, March 4, 7:00 pm

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The UCLA Burkle Center for International Relations and The UCLA Paul I. and Hisako Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies present a special screening and panel discussion of the film Emperor as following: Film Emperor Starring Matthew Fox and Tommy Lee Jones Directed by Peter Webber Monday, March 4, 7:00 pm UCLA James Bridges Theater,...
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2012 Film about historic publisher to be premiered, Sept 14-16

Little Tokyo Reporter

Film “Lil Tokyo Reporter” about Mr. Sei Fujii, publisher of historical Japanese newspaper in Los Angeles, Kashu-Mainichi, will be premiered at Laemmle’s Playhouse 7 in Pasadena from Sept 14-16. Laemmle’s Playhouse 7 673 East Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91101 Showtime Friday, Sept 14, 11:45 am, 12:30 pm Saturday, Sept 15, 11:00 am, 12:30 pm...
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2012 Nisei Week / Anime cosplay contest and action figure performance to take place in Little Tokyo, Aug 12

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  Pacific Media Expo Cosplay Contest at Nisei Week Sunday, Aug 12, 1:00 – 2:00 pm Plaza stage at the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center + Action figure performance from Japan Japan’s Educational Hero “ZEROS” will perform live fighting demonstrations as part of Little Tokyo’s Nisei Week festivities on Sunday, August 12, in...
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Film about Japan “Jiro Dreams of Sushi” UCLA free screening, May 29

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    UCLA free screening Tuesday, May 29, 7:30 pm The James Bridges Theater, Melnitz Hall 1409, UCLA This event is free and open to the public. It is co-sponsored by Melnitz Movies and the Paul I. and Hisako Tersaki Center for Japanese Studies. Tickets are available at the box office one hour before...
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