Japan Foundation: Free Summer Screenings / by Aisha Anime

japan foundation free summer scrrenings

Venue: The Japan Foundation, London - 10-12 Russell Square, London WC1B 5EH 

Tickets: Email event@jpf.org.uk 

More details: www.jpf.org.uk


After the highly successful East Side stories film Festival Japan Foundation hosted at the ICA, the Japan Foundation  are back with a selection of movies and anime to show for free during August. This will be including a number of special screenings of contemporary Japanese films too! Held in the Japan Foundation’s HQ at Russell Square where they held the Culture Night with Danny Choo, there will be a range of Japanese films on show. This includes a retro anime; Crayon Shin-chan: The Storm Called: The Battle of the Warring States directed by Keiichi Hara who I interviewed recently and some contemporary choices too.

Saturday, 9 August, 2pm
After the Flowers (Dir. Kenji Nakanishi, 2010, 107 mins, English subtitles)

Saturday, 9 August, 6:30pm
Barefoot Gen (Dir. Mori Masaki, 1983, 85mins, English subtitles)

Friday, 15 August, 2pm
Crayon Shin-chan: The Storm Called: The Battle of the Warring States (Dir. Keiichi Hara, 2002, 95 mins, English subtitles)

Friday, 15 August, 6:30pm
Waterboys (Dir. Shinobu Yaguchi, 2001, 91 min, English subtitles)

Saturday, 16 August, 2pm
Bushido Sixteen (Dir. Tomoyuki Furumaya, 2010, 109 mins, English subtitles)

Saturday, 16 August, 6:30pm
Jiro Dreams of Sushi (Dir. David Gelb, 2011, 81 mins, English subtitles)

Friday, 22 August, 2pm
Chibi Maruko-chan (Dir. Tsutomu Shibayama, 1990, 94 mins, English subtitles)

Friday, 22 August, 6:30pm
Hotel Hibiscus (Dir. Yuji Nakae, 2003, 92 min, English subtitles)

 

The max capacity is 80 per showing, so book your free tickets now, be sure to list the number of tickets and name.s to event@jpf.org.uk  Only four screenings per persobn, any more will be put on the waiting list.