Tag: Movies

Upcoming Movie – Seattle International Film Festival Edition

I WISH             June 3rd at 6:30pm at the Egyptian Theatre June 6th at 4:00pm at the Egyptian Theatre Twelve-year-old Koichi lives with his mother and retired grandparents in Kagoshima, in the southern region of Kyushu, Japan; his younger brother, Ryunosuke, lives with their father, a guitarist in a rock …

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Upcoming Movies

SECRET WORLD OF ARRIETY               Widely released – playing at many theaters! From February 17th on From the legendary Studio Ghibli (Spirited Away, Ponyo) comes The Secret World of Arrietty, an animated adventure based on Mary Norton’s acclaimed children’s book series The Borrowers. Arrietty (voice of Bridgit Mendler), a …

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Dinner and a Movie Night – Norwegian Wood!

Have an open Friday this week?  Come out for dinner and a movie with PNWJETAA! Norwegian Wood, based on the famous Haruki Murakami book, is playing with the Seattle International Film Festival at the Uptown starting this Friday.  We’re planning on meeting for dinner at Genki Sushi then walking over to the Uptown for the …

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Upcoming Movies (One is a fundraiser!)

Fine Totally Fine: A Fundraiser for Japanese Tsunami Relief Playing at the Northwest Film Forum April 2nd at 4:30pm Director Fujita has made a truly feel good indie comedy with his story of Teruo (Yosi Arakawa), a tree trimmer whose mission in life is to make the scariest haunted house experience in Japan. He enlists …

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Upcoming Movies

EVANGELION 1.0 Playing at Grand Illusion Cinema From January 14th – 20th All that remains of Japan is Tokyo-3, a city that is now under attack by giant alien creatures (called Angels) determined to destroy mankind. Humanity’s only hope for survival is NERV, a special government agency that has secretly developed a gigantic humanoid weapons …

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Movie Screening at the Wing Luke Museum

The Wing Luke Museum is putting on a showing of the short film Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes.  It is a free screening on Saturday, Dec. 4th at 3pm.  Go see the movie and then stop by Bush Gardens for our Bounenkai! Check out the flyer for more details: Sadako film poster

RSVP – Harimaya Bridge Showing

You may have seen Lynn’s post a week or so ago about Japanese movies coming to Seattle.  Well, we want to organize a special outing to see The Harimaya Bridge, written and directed by a fellow JET alumni! Director Aaron Woolfolk was an ALT in Kochi Prefecture and his film was inspired by his time …

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