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眩 ~北斎の娘~

KURARA
-The Dazzling Life of Hokusai’s Daughter-

NHK’s handsome dramatization of the life of O-Ei, the daughter of Hokusai, one of Japan’s most renowned 19th-century ukiyo-e artists.

O-Ei, herself a brilliant painter, married but soon returned home to become her father’s assistant. She was by Hokusai’s side as he completed his iconic “Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji” series. When Hokusai grew too old to wield a brush, O-Ei painted for him and devoted her life to art, founding her own style of painting while helping her father.

Starring Aoi Miyazaki, Ryukei Matsuda, Hiroki Miyake and Kimiko Yo

Thursday December 6 @ 7pm / 73min
In Japanese with English subtitles

Preceded by Alice Shin’s short film HARU’S NEW YEAR with the director and cast members in attendance.
website: aliceshin.com/harus-new-year/

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万引き家族

SHOPLIFTERS

Master filmmaker Hirokazu Kore-eda’s newest masterpiece won the Cannes Film Festival Palme d’Or.

Osamu and his son come across a little girl in the freezing cold and take her home. Although the family is poor, barely surviving through petty crime, they live happily together until an unforeseen incident reveals hidden secrets, testing the bonds that unite them...

Starring Lily Franky, Kirin Kiki and Sakura Ando.

Thursday January 31 at 7pm / 121 min
In Japanese with English subtitles

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リズと青い鳥

Liz and the Blue Bird

The latest film by director Naoko Yamada (A Silent Voice) based on Ayano Takeda’s bestselling novel.

This magical and moving coming-of-age film revolves around Mizore and Nozomi, two best friends in their final year of high school. With Mizore on the oboe and Nozomi on the flute, as members of the school’s brass band club, they spend their time happily together — until the club begins to practice songs inspired by the fairy tale Liz and the Blue
Bird…

Sunday February 17 at 1pm / 90 min
In Japanese with English subtitles

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