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

 
Free Japanese Cinema Screening

MAQUIA: When the Promised Flower Blooms  (さよならの朝に約束の花をかざろう)
(115mins, 2018)

Directed by Mari Okada

 

Tuesday, December 18 @7:00PM
Free Admission, NO RSVP REQUIRED

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.

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Free Japanese Cinema Screening

Yoko the Cherry Blossom
(115mins, 2015)

Directed by Gen Takahashi

Wednesday, January 9 @7:30PM
Free Admission, NO RSVP REQUIRED

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.

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MAQUIA: When the Promised Flower Blooms

12/18/2018@ 7PM
“I weave my life with yours.”

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Yoko the Cherry Blossom

1/9/2019@ 7:30PM
Story of Unsung Hero Now Blooms

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