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Award-winning Japanese films showcased in Midwest US.

The Japan Foundation, New York organizes an annual film series. Now in its 5th year, the series this year will be held at 3 universities in the Midwest region.

The series will be devoted to new Japanese cinema, showcased by four highly acclaimed, award-winning films:

Always Sunset on Third Street (ALWAYS: San-chome no Yuhi, 2005, dir.Yamazaki Takashi)

The Girl Who Leapt Through Time (Toki wo Kakeru Shojo, 2006, dir. Mamoru Hosoda)

Memories of Matsuko (Kiraware Matsuko no Issho, 2006, dir. Nakashima Tetsuya)

I Just Didn't Do It (Soredemo Boku wa Yattenai, 2007, dir. Masayuki Suo)

For screening dates, please visit the participating university's websites:


Western Michigan University 

University of Kansas 

University of Wisconsin 

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