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JFLA Lecture Series 31

Fragility in Photos: A Photographer's Intimate Study of The Body and Soul

Friday, October 2 @ 7pm

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Join us for a captivating behind-the-lens discussion with a master of modern photography. 
The prolific and provocative photographer Ishiuchi Miyako will be in L.A. this October for the opening of her brand new photo exhibition titled Postwar Shadows at the J. Paul Getty Museum, and The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles has invited her to give a lecture on October 2nd. 

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Japanema On the Road

A Letter to Momo
Sunday, October 4 @2pm

James Armstrong Theatre

(3330 Civic Center Dr., Torrance)

A Letter to Momo was seven years in the making. The handmade animation is superb, from the painstakingly rendered serenity of the island's Shinto shrines to the climactic finale – a frantic chase featuring thousands of squirming, morphing ghosts and spirits that is the best cinematic flight of supernatural fancy in years.
This event is supported by Japan Business Association of Southern California(JBA).
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Free Japanese Cinema Screening

Oblivion Island

Haruka and the Magic Mirror

Wednesday, October 14 @7pm

From the studio that brought you Eden of the EastFLCL and Ghost in the Shell comes an exhilarating blend of Japanese folklore and storybook charm reminiscent of Alice in Wonderland. This award-winning feature film is sure to amaze animation fans of all ages.
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FY2016-17 Program Guidelines
NOW Available!
Multiple for Arts and Culture
12/1 for Japanese Language

For information on
Arts and Culture Programs, please visit
our website with additional information on the JF world-wide website!

For information on Japanese Language Programs, please visit Teacher Training Program at the Japanese Language Institute, Urawa, or Japanese Language Program for Specialists in Cultural and Academic Fields at the Japanese Language Institute, Kansai. There are multiple programs including long-term, short-term, advanced and graduate for the teacher program and 2-month and 6-month courses for the specialist program. Your application must ARRIVE at JFLA on or before the deadline. Please notify us of your application in advance.
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Call for Applications
Performing Arts Japan 2016-2017

The Japan Foundation is now accepting project proposals for Performing Arts Japan (PAJ) touring and collaboratrion grants for the 2016 - 2017 fiscal year. Application deadline is 5:00 p.m. EST, October 20, 2015.
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Japanese Courses Fall Term
Sep. 12 - Nov. 18

Our courses are designed for new Japanese-language learners, as well as those who are interested in improving their existing language skills.  Each course focuses on specific themes and learning goals, such as inviting friends or business e-mail.
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