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. https://www.jflalc.org/about-us#parking
MAQUIA: When the Promised Flower Blooms (さよならの朝に約束の花をかざろう)
Directed by Mari Okada
Seating is on a first come first serve basis and subject to capacity. Please arrive early for best seating.
*MAQUIA mini-poster giveaway! (while supplies last)
Animation that marks the directorial debut for Mari Okada, the scriptwriter of works including The Anthem of the Heart. Depicts the "eternal moment" of a boy and girl who meet amidst the passage of time.details
Yoko the Cherry Blossom
Directed by Gen Takahashi
The inspiring true story of a rural Japanese high school teacher's lifelong quest to create the very first artificially pollinated hybrid cherry blossom, to fulfill a promise he made to his beloved students before they were sent off to the battlefields to fight in World War II.details
“I weave my life with yours.”
Story of Unsung Hero Now Blooms