Japanese Film Festival: Every Thursday, Oct 21-Nov 18

The UK Asia Center and the Japan Studies Program are bringing Japanese Films of the 1960’s to Lexington for the Japan Foundation’s annual film series. Show time is 9:30pm and the films represent the work of five important directors working in five different gernres:

10/21 “The Face of Another” a science fiction film directed by Teshigahara Hiroshi

10/28 “Kwaidan” a horror film directed by Kobayashi Masaki

11/4 “Yearning” a drama directed by Naruse Mikio

11/11 “Age of Assassins” a comedy by Okamoto Kihachi

11/18 “The Fort of Death” an action film directed by Kudo Eiichi

11/23 UK faculty member Masamichi Inoue will lead a lecture and discussion. NOTE: This will NOT take place at the Kentucky Theatre but will be held in the UK Whitehall Classroom building room 212 at 12:30pm.

For more information visit the Asia Center website

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