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My Sweet Grappa Remedies / JAPAN CUTS 2020

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Japan Society Film screens a diverse selection of classic and contemporary Japanese cinema throughout the year — including retrospectives of seminal directors, thematic series, and special screenings of international, U.S. and NY premieres — and organizes JAPAN CUTS: Festival of New Japanese Film, the largest festival of its kind in North America.

Virtual Film Series

Stream A Girl Missing, Harmonium, and Hospitalité, a selection of films from Koji Fukada, one of the most exciting and widely celebrated Japanese writer-directors working today.

Virtual Concert

Experience this virtual concert by composer and high-tech sound artist Reiko Yamada as she uses novel ways of audio processing to accompany Japanese silent films from the early 20th century on the accordion.

VIRTUAL CONCERT
Reiko Yamada: Sound Installation on Silent Movies
Available to Stream Until November 4
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Virtual Screenings

Documentary filmmaker Tokachi Tsuchiya follows a moving company employee who takes action to change his illegal and humiliating conditions at work.

An Ant Strikes Back
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An Ant Strikes Back
Streaming from Friday, October 23
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A mesmerizing documentary that reveals the pivotal role Japanese artists of the Edo era played in setting the stage for the “modern art” movement in the West.

Edo Avant Garde
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Edo Avant Garde
Streaming from Friday, October 23
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Two decades of boundary-breaking stop motion animated films from one of Japan's most prolific independent animation artists, Tomoyasu Murata.

Tomoyasu Murata: Stop Motion Master
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Tomoyasu Murata: Stop Motion Master
Streaming from Friday, October 30
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Japan Society Film's programs are generously supported by the Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Endowment Fund.

Additional season support is provided by The Globus Family, David Toberisky, Geoff and Fumi Matters, Laurel Gonsalves, James Read Levy, Masu Hiroshi Masuyama, Akiko Koide and Shohei Koide, Dr. Tatsuji Namba, George Gallagher, David S. Howe, Michael Romano, and an anonymous donor.

Transportation assistance is provided by Japan Airlines, the exclusive Japanese airline sponsor of Japan Society Film.


Main image: A Girl Missing © Film Movement.

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