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2 Bloor St. East, 3rd Floor
Toronto, ON M4W 1A8
(416) 966-1600 http://www.jftor.org

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November 2018

Noriko Maeda: Foundations

November 13
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until January 11th, 2019

One event on October 20th, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on November 3rd, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on November 17th, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on December 1st, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on December 15th, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on January 5th, 2019 at 12:00am

The Japan Foundation, Toronto, 2 Bloor St. East, 3rd Floor
Toronto, ON M4W 1A8
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Calligraphy Exhibition Noriko Maeda: Foundations The art of Japanese calligraphy unfolds itself in time and weaves itself through language and visual form. Although highly regarded outside of Japan, the inner pulse of this art form is often perceived as an…

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KORE-EDA + KIKI: Like Father Like Son

November 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Japan Foundation, Toronto, 2 Bloor St. East, 3rd Floor
Toronto, ON M4W 1A8
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Free

KORE-EDA + KIKI This series celebrates the accomplishments of master filmmaker Hirokazu Kore-eda and also the prolific actress Kirin Kiki who sadly passed away in September. We will be screening three films by Kore-eda - two of which includes Kirin Kiki…

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“Bring your own Bento” – Drop-in Lunchtime Language Lessons

November 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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The 2nd Wednesday of every month
The Japan Foundation, Toronto, 2 Bloor St. East, 3rd Floor
Toronto, ON M4W 1A8
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Free!

Have you been thinking about learning a new language but haven't been able to find the time? The Japan Foundation, Toronto is happy to offer a monthly drop-in starter Japanese-language lesson series over the lunch hour! In these lessons, we will…

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An Afternoon with Bam and Kero

November 17 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Japan Foundation, Toronto, 2 Bloor St. East, 3rd Floor
Toronto, ON M4W 1A8
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                  An Afternoon with Bam and Kero Join us for an exciting afternoon with Yuka Shimada, the author and illustrator of the beloved Bam and Kero children’s book series. Enjoy three Bam…

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CONNECTION & CATASTROPHE: Media Theory and the Occult Film Boom in Japan

November 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Japan Foundation, Toronto, 2 Bloor St. East, 3rd Floor
Toronto, ON M4W 1A8
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In the early 1970s Japan was in the grip of an “occult boom” that exploded across popular media. This was a fad, but also something more: A popular media theory that tried to come to terms with a new media…

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Let’s Learn Katakana!

November 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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One event on December 1st, 2018 at 2:00pm

One event on December 8th, 2018 at 2:00pm

The Japan Foundation, Toronto, 2 Bloor St. East, 3rd Floor
Toronto, ON M4W 1A8
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$15

Interested in learning Japanese but not sure where to begin? Join us this fall for our popular Let’s Learn Katakana class! In this class we will learn カタカナ (katakana), one of the basic components of written Japanese often used for foreign loan…

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DARK & OCCULT Films From Japan: Harmagedon GENMA TAISEN

November 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:45 pm
The Japan Foundation, Toronto, 2 Bloor St. East, 3rd Floor
Toronto, ON M4W 1A8
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Harmagedon: GENMA TAISEN ハルマゲドン幻魔大戦 Tuesdsay November 27, 2018 6:30 PM Directed by Rintaro, 1984 Feature length anime, 135 minutes, Japanese with English subtitles Get spooked with these 70's and 80's films that explores some dark, apocalyptic and mysterious themes coming…

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December 2018

Nengajo Workshops & Kamishibai Storytelling

December 1 @ 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
The Japan Foundation, Toronto, 2 Bloor St. East, 3rd Floor
Toronto, ON M4W 1A8
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Nengajo Workshops & Kamishibai Storytelling Sat Dec 1, 2018 | 11:30 - 3:45 Join us in the JFT Library for our annual Nengajo making workshops. 年賀状 Nengajo are Japanese New Year's postcards. 2019 will be the year of the Japanese Boar, inoshishi.…

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KORE-EDA + KIKI: Our Little Sister

December 4 @ 6:30 pm - 8:45 pm
The Japan Foundation, Toronto, 2 Bloor St. East, 3rd Floor
Toronto, ON M4W 1A8
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Free

KORE-EDA + KIKI This series celebrates the accomplishments of master filmmaker Hirokazu Kore-eda and also the prolific actress Kirin Kiki who sadly passed away in September. We will be screening three films by Kore-eda - two of which includes Kirin Kiki…

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KORE-EDA + KIKI: Like Father Like Son

December 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Japan Foundation, Toronto, 2 Bloor St. East, 3rd Floor
Toronto, ON M4W 1A8
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Free

KORE-EDA + KIKI This series celebrates the accomplishments of master filmmaker Hirokazu Kore-eda and also the prolific actress Kirin Kiki who sadly passed away in September. We will be screening three films by Kore-eda - two of which includes Kirin Kiki…

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KORE-EDA + KIKI: After Life

December 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Japan Foundation, Toronto, 2 Bloor St. East, 3rd Floor
Toronto, ON M4W 1A8
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Free

KORE-EDA + KIKI This series celebrates the accomplishments of master filmmaker Hirokazu Kore-eda and also the prolific actress Kirin Kiki who sadly passed away in September. We will be screening three films by Kore-eda - two of which includes Kirin Kiki…

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