The 7th Japan Cuts is nigh!
The New York Festival of Contemporary Japanese Cinema Returns:
Thursday, July 11, 2013-Sunday, July 21, 2013
Ten days of the roughest, sharpest, and smoothest of today’s cutting-edge Japanese film scene.
JAPAN CUTS is a diverse selection of the most notable recent films from Japan, giving New Yorkers a first look at blockbusters and cinematic landmarks from cutting-edge independents to highly innovative animations. In its seventh year, JAPAN CUTS is the only large-scale annual Japanese film festival in North America that brings a sizable slice of Japan's contemporary film scene to New York City.
Films screened between July 11–14 are co-presented with the New York Asian Film Festival, America's leading festival of popular Asian Cinema.
GLOBUS FILM SERIES 2013:
INTO THE SHINTOHO MIND WARP
The 2013 Globus Film Series offered a retrospective of rarely shown films produced from the late 1950s to the early 1960s by mercurial, pioneering Japanese film studio Shintoho.
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JAPAN CUTS 2012
"North America's premiere showcase for Japanese film" (Firefox News), JAPAN CUTS is an inimitable platform for contemporary Japanese cinema, showing the diversity and vitality of one of the most exciting world cinemas, and ranging from refined, high-concept art house titles to popular and grindhouse genre movies.
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Additional support is provided by The Globus Family, David S. Howe, Omar Al-Farisi, Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Catanzaro, Laurel Gonsalves, Geoff Matters, and Dr. Tatsuji Namba.
Image: © 2012 “Dreams For Sale” Production Committee.