JAPANEMA

JFLA provides high quality Japanese film screening every second and fourth Wednesday. 
7:00pm at JFLA Auditorium
 (5700 Wilshire Blvd, #100, Los Angeles, CA 90036) 
Free to attend. Reservation is not required.

Street Parking is available. http://www.jflalc.org/about-us.html#parking

    

    

2/10/2016 @ 7PM

Heartfelt Movie that Sings the Song of the Unheroic Hero

A Story of Yonosuke (160MIN, 2012)

Directed by Shuichi Okita


Yonosuke arrives at university in the late 1980s, a time when Japan is booming and the economy is raining cash. Hopelessly naive, and hopelessly self-confident, he comes to the big city and annoying and charming everyone in equal measure, but his good nature brings him romance and a loyal group of friends. The next 20 years finds him following the winding road of contemporary Japanese history, filled with twists and turns.

In Japanese with English subtitles      

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vHpKWhMWoNA

  

  

2/24/2016 @ 7PM

One of the Kawase’s Masterpiece Film

Still the Water (121MIN, 2014)

Directed by Naomi Kawase


On the subtropical Japanese island of Amami, traditions about nature remain eternal. During the full-moon night of traditional dances in August, 16-year-old Kaito discovers a dead body floating in the sea. His girlfriend Kyoko will attempt to help him understand this mysterious discovery. Together, Kaito and Kyoko will learn to become adults by experiencing the interwoven cycles of life, death and love.

In Japanese with English subtitles      

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=npg8_sHQmbc