Movie and Director Talk “August in Tokyo” in Private Cinema Screening
Join the Harvard community in Japan for a late summer event as we view the English subtitled version of the acclaimed new film ‘August in Tokyo’ (愛の小さな歴史) by one of the most successful young directors in Japan, Ryutaro Nakagawa,who will speak to the audience.
Official Selection of 2014 Tokyo International Film Festival
“Dives into emotions without holding back” -Cahiers Du Cinema
TEDxKeioU speaker 25 year-old Ryutaro Nakagawa is a rising new talent from Japan. ‘August in Tokyo’ is winning acclaim as a powerful drama from various international media including celebrated French magazine Cahiers Du Cinema, Film Business Asia from Hong Kong, and The Sankei Shimbun from Japan. Join us for a private cinema screening of this film in Shibuya followed by remarks by the director (in Japanese with interpreter). The director will sign movie posters for the audience. The theater does not allow refreshments, but audience members are encouraged to eat, drink and socialize in Shibuya after the event.
Mark the end of summer with this exciting event from Harvard Club of Japan!
This is a love story in August.
In a corner of Tokyo, a man named Natsuo lives as a yakuza and a woman named Natsuki works part-time. Although they rarely think about their families, they attempt to reunite with them. Brother and sister, father and daughter; the distance between them begins to shrink, but…
The cinema is at Shibuya-ku, Maruyamachō, 1-5 KINOHAUS B-1
Doors open at 6pm. Film starts at 6:30. Director’s remarks follow.
Admission is 2,000 yen payable in cash at the door. No refreshments can be served or brought in.
Please register in advance using the form on the the web page: http://www.harvardclubjapan.org/article.html?aid=294
When you register the system will display a brief confirmation on the screen (small print), but the system (provided to us by Harvard Alumni Association) does not generate confirmation e-mails after you register.
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