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. https://www.jflalc.org/about-us#parking

 
Double Feature Saturday

Makuko
(108mins, 2019)
Directed by Keiko Tsuruoka
Saturday, December 11, 3PM

JESUS
(77mins, 2018)
Directed by Hiroshi Okuyama
Saturday, December 11, 5:30PM

Free Admission, NO Registration REQUIRED
*Visitors (over 12 years old) will be required to present proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours in order to enter the venue and attend this screening. Visitors are required to put face mask on during the screening.

Makuko --- Drama directed by Keiko Tsuruoka, whose student films The Town of Whales and My First Love earned acclaim at overseas film festivals. Based on Yellow Elephant's Kanako Nishi's novel by the same title.

JESUS --- The first feature-length film by 22-year-old promising new director, Hiroshi Okuyama, who also wrote, shot, and edited the film. It screened at the 66th San Sebastian International Film Festival where it won the New Directors Award.

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Free Japanese Cinema Screening

Gift of Fire
(111mins, 2020)
Directed by Hiroshi Kurosaki

December 15 & 16, 7PM / December 18, 3PM

Free Admission, Registration REQUIRED (Limited Seating)
Click HERE to Register for Dec. 15 Screening
Click HERE to Register for Dec. 16 Screening
Click HERE to Register for Dec. 18 Screening

*Visitors (over 12 years old) will be required to present proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours in order to enter the venue and attend this screening. Visitors are required to put face mask on during the screening.

In the midst of WWII, a young Japanese researcher struggles to honor his obligations to science, his family, his country, and his own morality while working to develop an atomic bomb.

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Killing

2/26/2020@ 7PM
Life and Death Depicted through A Ronin’s Point of View

 
 
The Wonderland

3/11/2020@ 7PM
Young Girl’s Amazing Saga for a Lost “Treasure”

 
 
The Complex

10/31/2021@ 3PM & 5:30PM

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Double Feature Saturday

11/13/2021 @3PM JESUS & @5PM Makuko

 
 
The Night I Swam

11/20/2021@ 3PM & 5PM

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Double Feature Saturday

12/11/2021 @3PM Makuko & @5:30PM JESUS

 
 
Free Japanese Cinema Screening

12/15 & /16 @7PM, 12/18 @3PM Gift of Fire