Welcome to the blog for the Japan Society Film Program, featuring updates on our events and screenings as well as news and analysis of Japanese cinema at large.

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New York, NY 10017

Visit the Japan Society website for more information on screenings and events.

The Floating Castle tonight (7/21) at 8 PM. 

With English subtitles.

Tickets are SOLD OUT. There will be a waiting list beginning 1 hour before the screening. Congratulations to Andrew Shiue and Mari Mori for winning the Japan Culture NYC Floating Castle trivia contest! We’ll see you guys tonight.

Dearest today (7/21) at 5:30 PM. 

In 35mm! With English subtitles.

Tickets available at our box office and online at: http://www.japansociety.org/event/dearest

Japan’s Tragedy tomorrow (7/21) at 3:30 PM.

With English subtitles.

Tickets available at our box office and online at: http://www.japansociety.org/event/japans-tragedy

The Samurai that Night tomorrow (7/21) at 1 PM.

With English subtitles.

Tickets available at our box office and online at: http://www.japansociety.org/event/the-samurai-that-night

Fly with the Gold tonight (7/20) at 7 PM

With English Subtitles.

Tickets available at our box office and online at: http://www.japansociety.org/event/fly-with-the-gold

The Cowards Who Looked to the Sky today (7/20) at 4 PM. 

With English trailer.

Tickets available at our box office and online at: http://www.japansociety.org/event/the-cowards-who-looked-to-the-sky-fugainai-boku-wa-sora-wo-mita

It’s a Double Billing!

Don’t miss Masaaki Yuasa's (Mind Game)madly frenetic new short, Kick-Heart, preceding Show Must Go Ontomorrow (7/20) at 1 PM.

Introduction by producer Justin Leach. 

More information at: http://www.japansociety.org/event/kick-heart

Tickets available at our box office and online at: http://www.japansociety.org/event/documentary-of-akb48-no-flower-without-rain

DOCUMENTARY OF AKB48: Show Must Go On tomorrow (7/20) at 1 PM.

With English subtitles.

Tickets available at our box office and online at: http://www.japansociety.org/event/documentary-of-akb48-no-flower-without-rain

The Ravine of Goodbye tonight (7/19) at 7 PM.

Winner of the Moscow International Film Festival Special Jury Prize 

With English subtitles.

Tickets available at our box office and online at: http://www.japansociety.org/event/the-ravine-of-goodbye

There is Light tonight (7/18) at 9 PM.

Introduction and Q&A with director Yukihiro Toda.

Winner of the 2013 Yubari International Fantastic Film Festival Grand Jury Prize.

With English subtitles.

Tickets still available at: http://www.japansociety.org/event/there-is-light

I Have to Buy New Shoes tonight (7/18) at 6:30 PM 

With English subtitles

Tickets still available at: http://www.japansociety.org/event/i-have-to-buy-new-shoes

Hear what our Senior Program Officer Samuel Jamier has to say about A Woman and War, then come listen to what the director himself has to say at today’s screening of A Woman and Warwith introduction and Q&A with director Junichi Inoue at 7:30 PM.

Tickets still available at our box office or online at http://www.japansociety.org/event/a-woman-and-war

A Woman and War today (7/17) at 7:30 PM

Introduction and Q&A with director Junichi Inoue 

With English subtitles.

Tickets still available at: http://www.japansociety.org/event/a-woman-and-war

spectralwonder:

My favorite part of summer for the past four years and will look forward to for the rest of my life. Bless you Japan Cuts and New York Asian Film Festival.

Oh my, it just got terribly dusty in here. Must be getting into my eyes.