Godzilla Legend—Music of Akira Ifukube

April 28, 2017
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Film Series
Beyond Godzilla: Alternative Futures & Fantasies in Japanese Cinema
March 24—April 8, 2017

Monthly Classics Film
Zatoichi the Fugitive
April 7, 7 PM

Fri., April 28, 7:30 PM

Calling all monster movie enthusiasts for an evening filled with your favorite marches, melodies, vibes and reverbs from the Japanese cult classic Godzilla! Performed by Japan’s forever-young techno-pop band Hikashu and special guest musicians including the spunky sister duo Charan-Po-Rantan, this concert showcases the remarkable range of music composed by Akira Ifukube (1914—2006), who was known for creating some of the most memorable aural moments in cinematic history. A not-to-be-missed event that brings these menacing monsters to life through music!

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SOLD OUT. A waitlist will begin at the Box Office one hour prior to the event. Being on the waitlist does not guarantee admission.

TICKETS: $32/$28 Japan Society members.

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Godzilla Legend—Music by Akira Ifukube is supported by Doug and Teresa Peterson and subsidized by J-LOP4, funding from The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan.

Godzilla illustrated by YUJI KAIDA. GODZILLA and the character design are trademarks of Toho Co., Ltd. © 2016 Toho Co., Ltd. All Rights Reserved.

  • Friday, April 28, 2017
  • 7:30 pm