We will begin to wrap up our month of pop culture events with a conversation between our two special guests! Scholar Roland Kelts and manga artist Nao Yazawa will sit down for a discussion on the current state of pop … Continue reading →
Tuesday, February 25, 6:30 pm (doors 6 pm) Roland Kelts talks about modern Anime, its influences on Hollywood, and vice-versa. An in-depth examination of how Japanese and American entertainment businesses are influencing each other in an infinite loop. Just as … Continue reading →
In this intimate lecture, Roland Kelts, author of Japanamerica and contributing writer for The New Yorker, introduces the tremendously influential and genre-defining works of manga master Osamu Tezuka, best known for his works Astro Boy and Black Jack. Expert Kelts … Continue reading →
In this six-part series, Japanese sociologist Momo Kano Podolsky will take us on a lively journey through her ancestral land, introducing us to the traditions and folkways of one of the world’s most fascinating countries.
In conjunction with the Ryusuke Hamaguchi Retrospective: The Theatre of Emotions co-presented by The Japan Foundation, Toronto and Cinema Moderne taking place in Montreal, we will be featuring three special film screenings of his films in Toronto as well. Director will … Continue reading →