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Movie Screening/Cinema Japan: Best Wishes for Tomorrow, Jun. 28 2014 @ Japan Information & Culture Centre – Embassy of Japan

Best wishes tomorrow
The Japan Information & Culture Centre invites you to the screening of the movie “Best Wishes for Tomorrow” which will be shown on Saturday, 28th June 2014.

Admission is free of charge and the movie screening is open to all film fans.

Date: Saturday, 28th June 2014
Time: 2:00p.m.
Gates Open: 1:30pm
Venue: Japan Information & Culture Centre, Embassy of Japan, Mara Road, Upper Hill

Synopsis
After WWII, Lieutenant General Okada Tasuku (Fujita Makoto) is on trial accused of executing American aircrew who carried out indiscriminate bombing towards the end of the war. As his wife Haruko (Fuji Sumiko) and his family observe in the public gallery, Okada, together with his chief defense counsel, Featherstone (Robert Lesser), insist that the indiscriminate bombing by the Americans was against international law. Regarding the trial as a “legal battle”, Okuda continues with his testimony to take full responsibility and to protect his subordinates. His attitude gradually moves American prosecutors and the judge. Okuda insists that execution was the punishment according to military discipline and not retaliation, but he is found guilty.

In order to attend the movie screening, you need to register beforehand at: jinfocul@nb.mofa.go.jp or call 020-2898510.
Deadline for registration is Friday, 27th June 2014, 4:00 pm.

For more information on the movie, please refer the poster; call 020-2898510; Email jinfocul@nb.mofa.go.jp or have a look at the Cinema Japan Page on their website

June 21, 2014 at 4:09 pm Leave a comment

Documentary Screening: Mogadishu Girls go to the Beach, Apr. 7 2014 @ Tribe

Somalia_cooperatioze italiana

April 2, 2014 at 3:28 pm Leave a comment

Movie screening: 7 vírgenes, Mar. 4 2014 @ Embassy of Spain

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Please remember that the films at the Embassy are shown free of charge and that all films are in Spanish with subtitles in English.

Location: The Embassy of Spain, 3rd Floor of the CBA building in Upperhill.
Days: On the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month as described above.
Time: 5pm. PLEASE BE PUNCTUAL.

Looking forward to see you there and thank you for sharing this information with your friends.

February 28, 2014 at 2:06 pm Leave a comment

Premier Screenings: House of Lungula, Feb. 12 2014 @ Arfa Lounge – Imax Kenya

HOUSE OF LUNGULA VERTICAL
You can now watch HOUSE of Lungula at IMAX Kenya – Arfa Lounge daily for only Ksh 300!

House Of Lungula has been doing rounds in cinemas to a very impressive reception. It premiered both at Century Cinemax The Junction Nairobi and in Nyali Cinemax Mombasa in front of full houses! The movie made it to the international stage also, with 2 screenings in Bristol England this week.

The Producers of the movie heard the cry of the many Nairobians who were not able to catch it at Junction Cinemax because of the distance and have now managed to bring the movie closer to you.

This Wednesday the 12th of February at 6.30pm the adult comedy will have its official premier at IMAX Kenya – Arfa Lounge – Mama Ngina street (CBD) – with the movie stars in full 3D! It will be a red carpet affair with drinks and canapés followed by a screening of the movie for just Ksh 300!

The movie will be screened daily in the same venue 3 times a day for 300ksh! For the exact times check the IMAX Kenya page:

For more updates about the movie, like the House of Lungula Facebook page

February 12, 2014 at 2:24 pm 1 comment

Movie screening: Ma che colpa abbiamo noi?: Feb. 13 2014 @ Italian Institute of Culture

ma che colpa abbiamo noi

Directed by: Carlo Verdone
Cast: Margherita Buy, Anita Caprioli, Stefano Pesce, Antonio Catania, Lucia Sardo.
Duration: 114 minutes
Genre: Romantic comedy
Language: Italian (English subtitles)
Award: David for Best screen play

Floored by the demise of the decrepit psychiatrist that guided them, the eight participants of a therapy group – each affected by a different ailment – look for a substitute.
Having verified the inadequacy of the alternative, all except one decide to continue the experience and manage themselves. The idea reveals itself not to be easy, so much so that after the first few meetings the group decides to separate. The suicide of the person who had abandoned the analysis will make them meet again and convince them to spend a week-end together: finding intimacy again will produce unexpected hopeful results contributing towards a change for many of them.

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February 11, 2014 at 3:59 pm Leave a comment

Movie screening: Muerte de un ciclista, Feb. 18 2014 @ Embassy of Spain

muerte de un ciclista

Please remember that the films at the Embassy are shown free of charge and that all films are in Spanish with subtitles in English.

Location: The Embassy of Spain, 3rd Floor of the CBA building in Upperhill.
Days: On the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month as described above.
Time: 5pm. PLEASE BE PUNCTUAL.

February 11, 2014 at 2:06 pm 1 comment

Kenya’s Songs of Protest: Documentary & CD Compilation Preview Concert, Jan. 31 2014 @ Alliance Française

Songs of Protest
Date: January 31, 2014
Venue: Alliance Française
Time: 7-11 pm
Free Entrance

Performance by: Just a Band, Sarabi, Eric Wainaina and Makadem
Hosted by: John Sibi-Okumu

January 23, 2014 at 2:36 pm 1 comment

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