Here’s info on the JAPAN FILM FESTIVAL coming up, with some great feature films and short films –
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THE 17TH ANNUAL
JAPAN FILM FESTIVAL
IN LOS ANGELES
September 16th – 18th, 2022
OPENING NIGHT PARTY
FRIDAY, September 16th at 6pm
The Master Sake Brewers / 吟ずる者たち
at Japan House Hollywood
6801 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028
This film include with Tickets & Sake Tasting & Japanese Bento & Goodie bag.
[sorry, this event is currently sold out]
All Screenings listed below will take place at:
Marilyn Monroe Theatre, 7936 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood, CA 90046
NIGHTTIME WARBLES (World Premiere)
Saturday, September 17th, 2022 at 6pm
Special Q&A featuring director Hideo Jojo after the show!
Story: Shinichi (Yuki Yamada) is a depressed cellist recently abandoned by his girlfriend. When Yuko (Marika Matsumoto), the ex-wife of his friend, moves into his house with her little son Akira the three of them become entangled in a strange communal life.
Screenwriter: Ryo Takada / Producer: Itaru Fujimoto / Cast: Yuki Yamada, Marika Matsumoto
THE CRAFT OF MEMORIES
Saturday, September 17th, 2022 at 12pm
Special Q&A featuring director Chihiro Ikeda after the show!
Story: On applying for her passport, seventeen-year-old Karen finds out from her family register that she’s adopted and that her adoptive parents had an older child who had died. She realizes that her past isn’t what she thought and feels compelled to go on a journey to seek out the truth. She also hopes to better remember memories that come to her in fragments.
Screenwriter: Izumi Takahashi / Producers: Chikako Nakamura & Hiroaki Saito / Filmmaker: KAZUMO
Cast: Anna Ishii, Goro Kurihara, Tokio Emoto
Sunday, September 18th, 2022 at 11am
Story: “The sound of the piano did not change even after the bombing!” A tuner who was entrusted by the owner of the piano that was exposed to atomic bombing in Hiroshima on August 6, 1945. He himself is also a son of the father who was A-bomb victim. It is said that it is a piano that was bombarded at a close distance about 3 kilometers from the hypocenter. The tuner repairs and tunes A-bomb piano and places it on a 4 ton truck that he drives on his own. Nanako Eguchi(20), who grew up in Tokyo, studying early childhood education at university and aims to become a kindergarten teacher in the future, but is still vague about the future. Nanako happens to know the information of the A-bombed piano concert…
Director: Toshihiro Goto / Screenwriter: Toshihiro Goto / Cast: Shiro Sano, Tomu Muto
Producer: Keiko Jyonouchi / Executive Producers: Setsuko Ohashi, Daisuke Ushiyama, Akira Someya
Saturday, September 17th from 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Participate in a tea ceremony performed by “Ichinobowaryu Senchado”
The tea ceremony will be followed by our Short+ screenings!
CLOSING NIGHT AWARDS CEREMONY
Sunday, September 18th at 6pm
Free Event – open to everyone!
PLEASE NOTE: All films will have English subtitles, as JFFLA is Los Angeles based film festival.
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PRE-FESTIVAL ONLINE SCREENINGS
(Now through September 14th, 2022)
Use Special Discount Code: JAPAN for $2 OFF of all online tickets – that’s just $10 (normally $12!)
For full festival schedule, film descriptions, and more information:
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