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Free Japanese Cinema Screenings  Japanema

The Last Thing You Want is Sometimes The Very Thing You Need

"Kamikaze Girls (下妻物語)" (102mins, 2004)
Director: Tetsuya Nakashima
*In Japanese with English subtitles

Wednesday, September 10 @ 7:00PM 

Venue: The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles

(5700 Wilshire Blvd. #100, Los Angeles, CA 90036) 

Free   *RSVP not required

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About the Movie: 
Meet Momoko (Kyoko Fukada), a self-absorbed dreamer who fantasizes about fleeing her backcountry home and living life in 18th century Versailles. When she unexpectedly meets the rebellious Ichigo (Anna Tsuchiya), a rough-and-tumble biker chick, the two misfits form a unique friendship---together, nothing can stop them! Born from the pages of favorite cult author Novala Takemoto, Kamikaze Girls is a frenetic roller-coaster ride brimming with day-glo visuals and wild hilarity that you will never forget!

What is "Shine Weeks"?
"World Assembly for Women in Tokyo: WAW! Tokyo 2014" will be held in Tokyo from September 12-14, with the attendance of prominent participants from all over the world.This assembly will discuss the significance of the economic, social, and political participation of women in society, and the ways in which this is carried out. The official side events, such as this movie screening, promote movement toward a "Society Where Women Shine" and will be implemented during the "Shine Weeks" from September 8-19.

Building Renovation Update: Entrance Change!! 
There is considerable construction around our office with the ongoing renovation of the courtyard. Our guest entrance will no longer be accessible. You will need to enter through our employee entrance. 

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 *Street parking is available near JFLA.    >>Click Here for Parking Info