2017

RED TURTLE

8/30/2017@ 7PM
Studio Ghibli's Touching Animated Ode to the Cycle of Life

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HARMONIUM

9/13/2017@ 7PM
2016 Cannes Film Festival’s Un Certain Regard Jury Prize

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CLOSE-KNIT

9/27/2017@ 7PM
A Story of Sweet and Sensitive Transgender Family

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FREE OUTDOOR JAPANESE CINEMA SCREENING @ THE SOURCE

9/29/2017 - 10/1/2017
Outdoor Anime Weekend @ The Source

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NAPPING PRINCESS

10/11/2017@ 7PM
Winner of Best Animated Feature Award at the 2017 Fantasia Film Festival

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CAMPAIGN

10/25/2017@ 7PM
Bow to Everything, Even to An Electric Pole

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BATTLES WITHOUT HONOR AND HUMANITY

10/31/2017 @ 7PM
Kinji Fukasaku’s "Japanese GODFATHER" adapted from newspaper articles of real life yakuza

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OUTRAGE

11/2/2017@ 7PM
One Wrong Move and It’s All-out War

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RAKUGO EIGA

11/8/2017@ 7PM
Omnibus Film Based on 3 Classic Rakugo Tales

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YOUR NAME

11/12/2017 @2PM
A Blend of Gorgeous, Realistic Detail and Emotionally Grounded Fantasy

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SHIN GODZILLA

11/22/2017@ 7PM
A God Incarnate. A City Doomed

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A BRIDE FOR RIP VAN WINKLE

12/13/2017@ 7PM
Beautiful Romance with Multilayered Sense of Cynical Amusement

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2018

A SILENT VOICE

1/10/2018@ 7PM
Finding Redemption in Friendship

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HER LOVE BOILS BATHWATER

1/24/2018@ 7PM
Selected as the Japanese Entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 90th Academy Awards

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NEKO NINJA

2/14/2018@ 7PM
The Winning Formula: A Ninja with A Cat is Even Better than A Samurai with A Cat

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UZUMASA LIMELIGHT

2/28/2018@ 7PM
Loving Tribute to Unsung Hero: Kirareyaku

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DOGS WITHOUT NAMES

3/7/2018@ 7PM
A Dog's Happiness Depends on Who He Gets As Master

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MARY AND THE WITCH'S FLOWER

3/14/2018@ 7PM
An Anime Adaptation of Mary Stewart's Fantasy Novel “The Little Broomstick”

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SWEET BEAN

4/11/2018@ 7PM
A Delicacy Unites A Vendor and An Old Lady

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LIFE IS FRUITY

4/13/2018@ 7PM
Life Is Getting Beautiful. Documentary of Old Architect Couple

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BEFORE WE VANISH

4/25/2018@ 7PM
Despair Comes in Disguise with Loved One

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CREEPY

5/9/2018@ 7PM
Fear and Horror Starts with a Shocking Confession from a Neighbor’s Daughter

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THE WHISPERING STAR

5/23/2018@ 7PM
Beautifully crafted sci-fi setting is reminiscent of the films of Kubrick or Tarkovsky

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THE THIRD MURDER

6/13/2018@ 7PM
Palme d'Or Winning Director, Kore-eda’s Profoundly Complex Moral Tale

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PARKS

6/27/2018@ 7PM
Through Music, The Young Girls and Boys Found Their Future

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THE LONG EXCUSE

7/11/2018@ 7PM
Perfectly Draws the Splendor and Impatience Found in Loving Another

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THE MAGNIFICENT NINE

7/25/2018@ 7PM
The Comical Tale of Nine Merchants’ Secret Resistance to the Samurai Class

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BITTERSWEET

8/8/2018@ 7PM
An Organic Love Comedy that will Satisfy Your Heart and Stomach

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OUTDOOR MOVIE NIGHT: JAPANESE CINEMA MONTH

9/7/2018 - 9/28/2018
Outdoor Movie Night: Japanese Cinema Month

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NEW INITIAL D TRILOGY

9/14/2018 @6:30PM
Movie Night: New Initial D Trilogy

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YOUR NAME

Outdoor Japanese Movie Screening
09/16/2018 @7PM

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FIREWORKS

10/7/2018 @2PM
If Only I Could Return to That Day

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GHOST SQUAD

10/24/2018@ 7PM
J-Splatter's Noboru Iguchi is Back in Full Form

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LET'S GO, JETS!

11/14/2018@ 7PM
Based on the True Story of the Fukui Commercial High School Cheerleading Team

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TREMBLE ALL YOU WANT

11/28/2018@ 7PM
Romantic comedy film adaptation of the novel by Wataya Risa

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MOM THINKS I’M CRAZY TO MARRY A JAPANESE GUY

12/8/2018@ 2PM
Japanese-Taiwanese Co-Production Movie

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HER SKETCHBOOK

12/12/2018@ 7PM
Smile, you're almost there

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MAQUIA: WHEN THE PROMISED FLOWER BLOOMS

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

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2019-2020

 
Free Online Japanese Cinema Screening

Hold Me Back
(133mins, 2020)
Directed by Akiko Ohku

Date: January 12, 7PM (PT) – Thursday, January 13, 7PM (PT)
Free to Watch, No Registration Required

Click Here to Watch (accessible during screening period only)

Romance about the clumsy love life of a thirty-something woman who thoroughly enjoys being single. Director Akiko Ohku won the Audience Award at the 30th Tokyo International Film Festival for “Tremble All You Want”.  

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Free Japanese Cinema Screening

The Night I Swam

(79mins, 2018)
Directed by Kohei Igarashi, Damien Manivel


Saturday, November 20, 3PM & 5PM
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.

A Japan-France jointly produced film co-directed by Kohei Igarashi of Hold Your Breath Like a Lover and Damien Manivel of A Young Poet. It was screened at the 74th Venice International Film Festival.

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Yoko the Cherry Blossom

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

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MIRAI

1/23/2019@ 7PM
Golden Globe® Award Nominee: Best Animated Feature Film

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Yoko the Cherry Blossom

1/26/2019@ 1PM
Encore Screening!!

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Love at Least

2/13/2019@ 7PM
Marvelously Twisted Love Story of Co-dependent and Mutual-Neglect Couple

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Isle of Dogs

2/27/2019@ 7PM
A Canine Tale of Strange Beauty

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MIRAI

3/2/2019@ 1PM
2019 Academy Award Nominee for Best Animated Film

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Liz And The Blue Bird

3/6/2019@ 7PM
Anime that Explores the Meaning of Friendship and the Pain of Having to Let Things Go

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Shoplifters

3/27/2019@ 7PM
A Family That Steals Together, Stays Together

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Penguin Highway

4/10/2019@ 7PM
Penguins are Just the Tip of the Iceberg

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Miss Hokusai

6/28/2019@ 7PM
Shines As An Example of One Creative Soul Paying Tribute to Another!

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Outdoor Movie Night: Japanese Cinema Month

7/5/2019 - 7/26/2019
Outdoor Movie Night: Japanese Cinema Month

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3 Days of Kyoto Animation Film Screening

8/8/2019 - 8/10/2019
3 Days of Kyoto Animation Film Screening

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The Night is Short, Walk On Girl

8/28/2019@ 7PM
Amusingly Bizarre Film with Messages about Friendship and Women Standing up for Themselves

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KINGDOM

8/14/2019@ 7PM
Special Sneak Preview

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The Travelling Cat Chronicles

9/11/2019@ 7PM
Chronicles of Friendship, Loss and Life on the Road

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Pop in Q

9/21/2019@ 1PM
Young Girls' Pop Songs & Dances Save the World

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Godzilla

9/25/2019@ 7PM
The Original, 1954 Japanese Version

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MIRAI

9/29/2019 @2PM
2019 Academy Award Nominee for Best Animated Film

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Nobody to Watch Over Me

10/9/2019@ 7PM
You will experience fears of insane media frenzy.

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MAMESHIBA

10/12/2019@ 6PM
You cannot help loving a Mameshiba puppy. Heartwarming road movie

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AMIKO

10/18/2019@ 7PM
Cutting-edge coming-of-age subculture film depicting pure & angry teenage girl

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Our House

10/23/2019@ 7PM
Two thumbs up by director Kiyoshi Kurosawa. You will face the unknown in the house.

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Speak Low

10/26/2019@ 2PM
Depicting a couple who desperately seeks their love and ego with the style of “Journey to Italy”

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Double Feature Night

11/27/2019@ 7PM & 7:30PM
Double Feature Night: GON, THE LITTLE FOX, Orphans' Blues

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Jimami Tofu

12/11/2019@ 7PM
The Movie You will Yearn for Food, Home & Love

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Millennium Actress

1/8/2020@ 7PM
Legendary Director Satoshi Kon’s Greatest Work

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Perfect Revolution

1/22/2020@ 7PM
Challenging the Taboos of Advocating Sexuality of Disabled People

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NEVER-ENDING MAN: HAYAO MIYAZAKI

2/12/2020@ 7PM
Documentary of Hayao Miyazaki for 700 Days Behind-the-Scene Footages

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School Meals Time Final Battle

3/24 - 3/25/2021: Screening
3/24 @6:30PM: Mini Lecture

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The Nikaidos' Fall

4/28 - 4/29/2021@ 7PM
Story of Struggle between Personal Freedom and Family Obligation

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Words Can’t Go There

6/12 - 6/13/2021: Screening
6/12 @6PM: Mini Talk & Live

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Stardust Over the Town

7/21 - 7/22/2021@ 7PM

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Seven Girls

8/4 - 8/5/2021@ 7PM

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Zokki

9/8 - 9/9/2021@ 7PM

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Hotel Royal

10/13 - 10/14/2021@ 7PM

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Hold Me Back

1/12 - 1/13/2022 @7PM

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