2017 / Free screening March 8 “A Day on the Planet” with special appearance by original story author Tomoka Shibasaki at Japan Foundation LA

A scene of film “A Day on the Planet”

Japan Foundation Los Angeles
Free Screening JAPANEMA Series

Japan Foundation Los Angeles Auditorium
5700 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 100, Los Angeles, CA 90036
March 8, 2017, 7:00PM
Free. Reservation is not required.

Beautiful Slice-of-life Film Captivating in Its Mundane Glory
A Day on the Planet (きょうのできごと)
110 mins, 2003
Directed by Isao Yukisada

In Japanese with English subtitles

For more information about the film: http://www.jflalc.org/japanema-schedule.html#%E3%81%8D%E3%82%87%E3%81%86%E3%81%AE%E3%81%A7%E3%81%8D%E3%81%94%E3%81%A8

Talk session after the screening with an original story author Tomoka Shibasaki. She is the recipient of the 2014 Akutagawa Prize.

This screening is supported by The Tadashi Yanai Initiative for Globalizing Japanese Humanities