Kansas City Japanese Film Festival

  • Sunday, March 01, 2015
  • 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
  • Alamo Draft House, 1400 Main St, Kansas City, MO 64105

Registration

  • Attending three or all four films? Buy the all-day pass for $20.
  • Buy a single ticket if attending this film only -- $7.50 per person.
  • Buy a single ticket if attending this film only -- $7.50 per person.
  • Buy a single ticket if attending this film only -- $7.50 per person.
  • Buy a single ticket if attending this film only -- $7.50 per person.

Registration is closed
Pre-registration is closed, but you can still
buy tickets at the door!


Thanks to the Heartland Japan Exchange and Teaching program Alumni Association (HJETAA) for continuing this great tradition -- a fundraiser and chance to enjoy Japanese films rarely seen in the U.S.

Tickets are $7.50 per movie or $20 for all four movies of the day. Pay when you register via PayPal or pay at the door with cash or credit card. (To buy tickets for two movies via PayPal you will need to register twice.)

To pick up tickets or all-day passes, give your name to the film festival ticket table at the Alamo Drafthouse. You can also buy a festival T-shirt for $20 the day of the festival!

All proceeds go to The Taylor Anderson Fund http://www.taylorandersonmemorialfund.org/ Taylor Anderson was an assistant language teacher in the JET Program who died in the March 11, 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake. This fund was established by her family to help students, schools and families in the Ishinomaki and Tohoku recover from the earthquake and tsunami.

Here are the films and start times for the film festival:

11:00 - 1:20    隠し砦の三悪人
                        The Hidden Fortress (1958)
                        Akira Kurosawa

2:00 - 4:00      平成狸合戦ぽんぽこ
                        Pom Poko (1994)
                        Isao Takahata, Studio Ghibli

4:30 - 6:15      太秦ライムライト
                        Uzumasa Limelight (2014)
                       
Ken Ochiai

7:00 - 8:30      羅生門  
                        Rashomon (1950)
                       
Akira Kurosawa


Thank you to the film festival sponsors:

Heartland JET Alumni Association

Kansas City Art Institute

The Consulate General of Japan at Chicago

2015 Japanese Film Festival Descriptions.docx

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