NOLA Japanese Cinema Series – DEPARTURES
Event: Oct 25, 2012 - Nov 19, 2012
7:00pm - 9:00pm

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Please join us for NOLA Japanese Cinema Series – A new monthly film series co-presented by the Japan Society of New Orleans, Cafe Istanbul, Press Street, and Charitable Film Network.  

DEPARTURES by Yôjirô Takita
When his orchestra disbands, Daigo Kobayashi moves back to his hometown and takes a job preparing corpses for burial. Too embarrassed to admit his new career to his family, Daigo keeps his profession a secret, until he’s faced with the death of someone close to him. Academy Award Winner for Best Foreign Film. Japanese with English subtitles (130 minutes, 2008)  FREE Admission – Cash Bar. 

Arrive early (6:30pm) and enjoy Japanese music videos.  Screening starts at 7:00pm.

Organized by Lancelot Jean Mallia, Mike Turner, Michelle Hansen, Delia Tomino Nakayama, Romy Ellis, and Jerald L. White.

For more information contact mail@charitablefilmnetwork.org, and please follow the Japan Society of New Orleans on Facebook.

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