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New York Premiere The Whispering Star ひそひそ星 (Hiso Hiso Boshi) Sat., July 16 at 4:45 pm http://www.japansociety.org/event/the-whispering-star Introduction and Q&A with director Sion Sono and actress Megumi Kagurazaka. Sion Sono’s first feature with his newly [More]
In Japanese theaters October 3rd, 2015!! Based on manga series “Bakuman” by Tsugumi Ohba and illustrated by Takeshi Obata. Moritaka Mashiro (Takeru Satoh) doesn’t want to follow in the path of his uncle who worked [More]
100 Yen Love http://www.japansociety.org/event/100-yen-love 百円の恋 (Hyaku Yen no Koi) Thursday, July 16, 8:45 PM FEATURE SLATE CENTERPIECE PRESENTATION NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE Introduction and Q&A with star Sakura Ando, with CUT ABOVE award ceremony Followed by [More]
Daguerrotype ダゲレオタイプの女 (Dagereotaipu no Onna) http://www.japansociety.org/event/daguerrotype FEATURE SLATE NEW YORK PREMIERE Jean (Tahar Rahim) takes a job assisting Stéphane (Olivier Gourmet), a reclusive photographer obsessed with the daguerreotype, a 19th-century process that requires subjects to [More]
http://www.japansociety.org/japan-cuts-2016 North American Premiere Lowlife Love 下衆の愛 (Gesu no Ai) Fri., July 15 at 8:30 pm http://www.japansociety.org/event/lowlife-love Introduction and Q&A with director Eiji Uchida, stars Denden and Kanji Furutachi, and producer Adam Torel. Director Eiji [More]
Haruko’s Paranormal Laboratory http://www.japansociety.org/event/harukos-paranormal-laboratory 春子超常現象研究所 (Haruko Chojo Gensho Kenkyujo) Sunday, July 12, 6:30 PM FEATURE SLATE NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE Since childhood, lonely oddball Haruko wanted nothing more than to experience a “real paranormal phenomenon.” Haruko’s [More]
http://www.japansociety.org/japan-cuts-2016 New York Premiere Three Stories of Love 恋人たち (Koibito Tachi) Mon., July 18 at 6:30 pm http://www.japansociety.org/event/three-stories-of-love Named the best Japanese movie of 2015 by Kinema Junpo, this immensely rich and expertly crafted original [More]
The Magnificent Nine 殿、利息でござる! (Tono, Risoku de Gozaru!) Saturday, July 16, 12 PM http://www.japansociety.org/event/the-magnificent-nine U.S. PREMIERE Things seem hopeless for the residents of a poor post-town in 18th century Japan who suffer from land taxes [More]