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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

Screening – Cinema Japan: Sumo Do, Sumo Don’t, Mar. 29 2014 @ Japan Information & Culture Centre

Sumo do, Sumo dont
The Japan Information & Culture Centre invites you to the screening of the movie “Sumo Do, Sumo Don’t” which will be shown on Saturday, 29th March 2014.

Date: Saturday, 29th March 2014
Venue: Japan Information & Culture Centre, Embassy of Japan, Upper Hill
Time: 2:00p pm, Gates Open: 1:30 pm

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

Yamamoto is called to the office of Professor Anayama. The professor points out the anomalous fact that even though the role says he was present at every class, he’d never set eyes on the student before. He then announces that he has been appointed Yamamoto’s thesis advisor, and points out that, even though Yamamoto has a job arranged, he needs to pass the thesis to graduate. With the power relations thus defined, he strikes a deal with Yamamoto: join the sumo club, or you won’t graduate.

Note: To register for the movie screening, send an email to or call 020-2898510.
Deadline for registration is Friday, 28th March 2014 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.

March 22, 2014 at 1:26 pm 1 comment

Cinema Japan presents Wanko, Apr 28 2012 @ Japan Information & Culture Centre

The story is retold through the eyes of a boy and his dog. Following a devastating volcanic eruption in August 2000, the Noyama’s are forced to evacuate from their island home in Miyakejima. Separated from each other and their beloved Rock and struggling to adapt to life as evacuees in Tokyo, they grapple with anxiety and despair on a daily basis. But, they never give up hope of being reunited with Rock and moving back to their home in Miyakejima.

Movie Title: Wanko
Director: Isamu Nakae
Duration: 123minutes
Year: 2011

Venue Details:
Japan Information & Culture Centre (Embassy of Japan), Mara Road, Upper Hill
Date: 28th April, 2012
Time: 3:30pm
Entry: Free

April 20, 2012 at 4:09 am Leave a comment

Special Series of Samurai Movies, Feb 21-25 2011 @ Japan Information and Culture Centre

February 17, 2011 at 11:17 pm Leave a comment

Movie: Summer Holiday Everyday, Feb. 9 2011 @ JICC

Date: February 9, 2011
Venue: Multipurpose Hall, Japan Information and Culture Centre
Time: 5pm
Entry: Free

February 7, 2011 at 4:14 pm Leave a comment

Japanese Movie: Equinox Flower, Jan 26 2011 @ Japan Information Culture Centre

Wednesday 26th January 2011 CINEMA JAPAN:

5.00 pm Japan Video Topics (15 minutes),
5.15 pm feature film “Equinox Flower” Directed by Yasujiro Ozu (118 minutes)
more info:

Venue: Multipurpose Hall, Japan Information and Culture Centre, Nairobi, Kenya
Admission: Free

January 21, 2011 at 2:12 pm Leave a comment

Japanese Movie: Dreamy Fifteen, Nov 24 2010 @ Japan Information and Culture Centre

November 19, 2010 at 1:18 pm Leave a comment

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