Japanese Film Festival in Hamilton

Japanese Film Festival in Hamilton 2019

Join us for free screenings of movies from JAPAN at the Central Hamilton Public Library on Sunday Feb 3 + 10! All films in Japanese w/Eng subtitles. In between films, there will be a brief intermission. We will be serving some Japanese refreshments so please arrive early! RSVP recommended, drop-ins welcome.

Feb 3 @1:00 PM

THERMAE ROMAE – Directed by Hideki Takeuchi, 2012.  

A comedy based on a manga by Mari Yamazaki about a time-travelling architect from Rome.

Feb 3 @3:00 PM

THRONE OF BLOOD – Directed by Akira Kurosawa, 1957.

Classic samurai film adaptation of Shakespeare’s Macbeth.

Feb 10 @1:00 PM

MAMESHIBA – Directed by Toru Kamei, 2009.

Comedy drama that follows an introverts adventures with a mini-Shiba Inu dog.

Feb 10 @3:00 PM

NOBODY TO WATCH OVER ME – Directed by Ryoichi Kimizuka, 2008.

Contemporary thriller about a detective who must protect a teenager accused of murder and his sister from the unwanted onslaught of media.

Community Partners:
Hamilton Chapter of National Association of Japanese Canadians and the Hamilton Canadian Japanese Cultural Centre