Tag Archives: Japan Society

74 Years After Hiroshima, Nagasaki: Authoritarianism, Hatred on Rise

New York, N.Y. The 26th Annual Interfaith Peace Ceremony to Commemorate the Hiroshima and Nagasaki atomic bombings was held this week at the Japan Society in New York City. The event drew attention to rising authoritarianism around the world coupled with an upswing of White Nationalism and general racism and xenophobia in the United States. […]

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J. Luce Foundation Announces First ‘Luce 24 Under 24’ Awards

New York, N.Y. The J. Luce Foundation is pleased to announce, on its 20th anniversary, the launch of the “Luce 24 Under 24” Awards. The inaugural list of winners will be released by our philanthropy in June, 2019. The foundation’s mission is Supporting Young Global Leaders. Evin Floyd Robinson, co-founder of New York on Tech, receiving the  […]

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On Anniversary of Japan’s Tsunami, Japan Society Shows “In the Wake”

New York, N.Y. Japan Society Gallery in New York will present In the Wake: Japanese Photographers Respond to 3/11 beginning Friday, March 11, 2016, five years to the day since an enormous earthquake and tsunami struck northeast Japan, devastating coastal regions and setting off a nuclear power plant failure. On view through June 12, 2016, the […]

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Japan Society Relaunches ‘Monthly Classics’ Film Screenings

New York, N.Y. Japan Society’s Film Program resurrects Monthly Classics to give New Yorkers regular screenings of beloved classics, hidden gems or recent discoveries of Japanese cinema on the first Friday of every month. Slated for September 2015 through June 2016, the first season of Monthly Classics launches Friday, September 4, 7:00 pm with Japan’s […]

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Festival of New Japanese Film Opens thru NYC’s Japan Society, July 9-19

New York, N.Y.  North America’s largest festival of Japanese cinema, JAPAN CUTS presents the A to Z of new film made in and around Japan for its exciting and expanded ninth edition. Premiering a thrilling slate of blockbusters and independent features never before seen in NYC, JAPAN CUTS redefines itself with fresh sections on documentary, […]

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Japan Society Film Series Highlights Seminal Directors via Donald Richie

New York, N.Y.  The Japan Society presents a monthly series highlighting classic films by five seminal Japanese directors in homage to the American critic who introduced them to the world—all in 35mm splendor. Part One of Monthly Film Series Highlights Five Seminal Directors Introduced and Championed by Legendary Japanese Cinema Critic Donald Richie. Richie’s Fantastic […]

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