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Screening: NORIBEN – A Recipe of Fortune, Sept. 17 2016 @ Japan Information & Culture Centre

Noriben
The Japan Information & Culture Centre invites you to the screening of the movie “NORIBEN – A Recipe of Fortune” which will be shown on Saturday, September 17, 2016.
Admission is free of charge and the movie screening is open to all film fans.

Date: Saturday, September 17, 2016
Time: 2:00p.m.
Gates Open: 1:30p.m.
Venue: Japan Information & Culture Centre, Embassy of Japan, Mara Road, Upper Hill

Synopsis
Komaki NAGAI, 31, was raised in the working-class Kyojima area of Tokyo. She has had enough of her good-for-nothing younger husband, Noritomo, and takes her daughter, Noriko, aka ‘Nonchan,’ back to live with her mother at the Kyojima home that she was raised in. Komaki doesn’t want to become a burden to her mother, Fumiyo, so looks for a job. But there are few employment opportunities for an over-30 single mother with no qualifications and no experience. She accepts a part-time job for the time being, and re-encounters her former senior high school classmate, Tateo. Komaki is developing a passion for Tateo, who takes her to a small tavern called “Totoya.” There, she tastes the ‘mackerel in miso’ and is astonished. She is completely enraptured by the taste, and becomes determined to open the “ultimate cheap but tasty box lunch shop.” She enlists the assistance of “Totoya,” but then…

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 (http://www.ke.emb-japan.go.jp/itpr_en/CinemaJapan.html)

September 9, 2016 at 11:19 am Leave a comment

Cinema Japan: Happy Flight, Feb. 27 2016 @ Japan Information & Culture Centre

Happy Flight
The Japan Information & Culture Centre invites you to the screening of the movie “Happy Flight” which will be shown on Saturday, February 27, 2016.

Admission is free of charge and the movie screening is open to all film fans but prior registration is required.

Date: Saturday, February 27, 2016
Venue: Japan Information & Culture Centre, Embassy of Japan, Mara Road, Upper Hill
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Gates Open: 1:30 p.m.

Synopsis
The story mainly takes place on board the flight No.1980 bound for Honolulu from Japan. For Suzuki Kazuhiro, the co-pilot, this flight is the final test for his promotion to become captain. For Saito Etsuko, a newly recruited cabin attendant, this is her memorable debut on an international flight. However, the aircraft hits a bird soon after takeoff and the aircraft is forced to turn back to Japan due to technical failures. Then they are faced with yet another challenge – difficult landing conditions due to an approaching typhoon. They manage to overcome the challenge with the help of instructions issued by the operation control center on the ground. The young crew in aviation-related occupations grows in experience after this bittersweet but fulfilling flight.

We encourage you to come with a friend(s) for this movie.

To register for the movie screening, kindly provide us with your name, ID Number and contact details (via email [jinfocul@nb.mofa.go.jp] or through a phone call [020-2898510]).

Deadline for registration is Friday, February 26, 2016 at 4:00pm. If you plan to attend the movie with a friend(s), please provide us with your friend’s name when you register for yourself.

For more information on the movie, please refer the poster attached; call 020-2898510; email jinfocul@nb.mofa.go.jp or have a look at the Cinema Japan Page on our website (http://www.ke.emb-japan.go.jp/itpr_en/CinemaJapan.html)

February 16, 2016 at 9:48 am 1 comment

Aikido Demonstration & Workshop, Feb. 20 2016 @ Japan Information and Culture Centre

Aikido
The Japan Information & Culture Centre (JICC) would like to invite you to an Aikido Demonstration & Workshop which will be held on Saturday, February 20, 2016. The details of the Aikido Demonstration & Workshop are as follows:

Date: Saturday, February 20, 2016
Venue: Japan Information and Culture Centre (Embassy of Japan)
Gates Open: 10:00am
Time: 10:30am – 11:30am

About
In order to attend the Aikido Demonstration & Workshop, kindly note that it will be necessary to register beforehand. To register, send an email with your name, ID Number and contact details to jinfocul@nb.mofa.go.jp or call 020-2898510.

The deadline for registration is Wednesday, February 17, 2016. As the available seating is limited, kindly note that registration will be done on a ‘first come first served basis’ and may close well before the deadline.
In case you have any inquiries, please call us on 020-2898-510 or email jinfocul@nb.mofa.go.jp

February 8, 2016 at 4:34 pm Leave a comment

Cinema Japan: Equinox Flower (Higanbana), Oct. 31 2015 @ Japan Information & Culture Centre

Cinema Japan
The Japan Information & Culture Centre invites you to the screening of the movie “Equinox Flower (Higanbana)” which will be shown on Saturday, October 31, 2015.

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

Date: Saturday, October 31, 2015
Time: 2:00p.m.
Gates Open: 1:30p.m.
Venue: Japan Information & Culture Centre, Embassy of Japan, Mara Road, Upper Hill

Synopsis
The family of Hirayama Wataru, a business corporation executive, consists of 4 members, his wife, Kiyoko, eldest daughter, Setsuko, and second daughter, Hisako. Hirayama sympathises with Fumiko, the daughter and only child of his close friend, Mikami, who without the consent of her parents has set up house with her lover. But he does not agree to his own daughter Setsuko’s sudden request to marry a young man named Taniguchi. Hatsu, the owner of a ryokan style hotel in Kyoto which Hirayama patronizes, has comes across a marriage proposal for her daughter, Sachiko, and has come several times to Tokyo for consultation. Sachiko sympathises with Setsuko and helps to push along marriage plans for Setsuko before Taniguchi is transferred to Hiroshima. Hirayama vows he will not attend the wedding ceremony, but his wife finally persuades him to attend. On a trip to Kyoto, Hirayama hears from Sachiko that Setsuko is saddened by the cold attitude assumed by her father. Hirayama feels sorry for is daughter and feeling somewhat sheepish over his previous obstinacies, he heads for Hiroshima where his daughter is living her married life.

For more information on the movie, call 020-2898510; email jinfocul@nb.mofa.go.jp or have a look at the Cinema Japan Page on http://www.ke.emb-japan.go.jp/JICC/JICC_e/CinemaJapan.html

October 26, 2015 at 11:51 am Leave a comment

Cinema Japan: ALWAYS Sunset on Third Street (Part 3), Jun. 27 2015 @ Japan Information & Culture Centre

Cinema Japan June 2015
Date: Saturday, June 27, 2015
Venue: Japan Information & Culture Centre, Embassy of Japan, Mara Road, Upper Hill
Time: 2:00p.m.
Gates Open: 1:30pm
Entry: Registration Required | Entry Free

Synopsis: The third installment in a popular comedy-drama series following the lives of residents of a Tokyo neighborhood, this time taking place in 1964. Shot using the same 3D system as James Cameron’s Avatar, it vividly evokes the vitality of the times by interspersing nostalgic CG recreations of the Tokyo Olympics, the bullet train soon after it went into operation, and more.
As the benefits of Japan’s economic boom begin to be felt in Third Street in Sunset Town, novelist Chagawa (Yoshioka Hidetaka) finds himself upstaged by a younger writer and falls into a slump. Then he receives word from his family home in Nagano that his father is seriously ill…

June 16, 2015 at 4:31 pm Leave a comment

Cinema Japan: ALWAYS Sunset on Third Street (Part 2), Apr. 25 2015 @ Japan Information & Culture Centre

Cinema Japan
The Japan Information & Culture Centre invites you to the screening of part two of the movie “ALWAYS Sunset on Third Street” which will be shown on Saturday, 25th April 2015.

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

Date: Saturday, 25th April 2015
Time: 2:00p.m.
Gates Open: 1:30p.m.
Venue: Japan Information & Culture Centre, Embassy of Japan, Mara Road, Upper Hill
Registration Required | Entry Free

Screening: ALWAYS Sunset on Third Street (Part 2)

Synopsis: Spring of 1959. Chagawa (Yoshioka Hidetaka) still thinks of Hiromi (Koyuki) who took off without a word, while living with Junnosuke (Suga Kenta), a boy Hiromi left in his care. At Suzuki Auto, where Suzuki Norifumi (Tsutsumi Shinichi) and his wife Tomoe (Yakushimaru Hiroko) live, Mutsuko (Horikita Maki) is established enough to stand on her own two feet. Then the Suzukis gain a new family member – their relatives’ daughter whom they are going to look after. To Chagawa, Junnosuke’s biological father, Kawabuchi, comes to take back his son. In order to keep Junnosuke with him, the father imposes conditions upon him to give the boy a decent life. To secure a stable life and also to prove himself to Hiromi, Chagawa starts writing again to win the Akutagawa award, a once abandoned

hope.

April 17, 2015 at 3:03 pm Leave a comment

CINEMA JAPAN: After the Flowers, Mar. 28 2015 @ Japan Information & Culture Centre

Cinema Japan Mar 28 2015
The Japan Information & Culture Centre invites you to the screening of the movie “After the Flowers” which will be shown on Saturday, 28th March 2015.
Admission is free of charge and the movie screening is open to all film fans.

Date: Saturday, 28th March 2015
Venue: Japan Information & Culture Centre, Embassy of Japan, Mara Road, Upper Hill
Time: 2:00p.m. | Gates Open: 1:30p.m.
Entry: Free | Registration Required

Synopsis
Based on a short story by noted historical novelist Fujisawa Shuhei. Unasaka domain, northeastern Japan — the Edo period. Crossing practice swords with Magoshiro (Miyao Shuntaro), the domain’s best sword-fighter, Ito (Kitagawa Keiko), the only daughter of an Unasaka official and a talented fencer, falls in love for the very first time. Several months later, however, Magoshiro is ensnared in the insidious plot of a high clan official — not knowing what to do, Magoshiro takes his own life. Upon hearing the devastating news, Ito vows to take revenge.

March 18, 2015 at 6:33 pm Leave a comment

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