We are happy to announce the special advance premiere screening of Academy Award® winner for Best Foreign Language Film, “DEPARTURES,” with guest appearance by director Yojiro Takita and main cast Masahiro Motoki. This is the first time a Japanese film won an Academy Award making it a splendid achievement in Japanese film history. The film is a delightful journey into the heartland of Japan as well an astonishingly beautiful look at a sacred part of Japan’s cultural heritage. After the screening, we will conduct a Q&A session with the the director and actor for all attendees.
Japan / 2008 / 131 min. / color / Japanese w. English subtitles)with Guest Appearance by Director Yojiro Takitaand Main Cast Masahiro MotokiFriday. May 01, 2009Door 6:15pm, Film 7:00pmChelsea Cinemas: 260 West 23rd Street, NYCAdmission Free. You need to RSVP to see this screening. Click on image for details. Thanks to our friends at New-Tokyo Don't forget to mention that Curby sent You!