NOLA Japanese Cinema Series – SWING GIRLS
Event: Sep 16, 2012 - Oct 02, 2012
6:30pm - 9:00pm


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.   Organized by Michelle Hansen, Lancelot Jean Mallia, Delia Tomino Nakayama and Jerald White. For more information contact  Admission FreeCash Bar.

October 2nd

SWING GIRLS by Shinobu Yaguchi
A tale of delinquent and lazy school girls. In their efforts to cut remedial summer math class, they end up poisoning and replacing the schools brass band. Japanese, English subtitles. (105 minutes, 2004)

October 16th 
NOREI: The Curse by Kôji Shiraishi
A documentary filmmaker explores seemingly unrelated paranormal incidents connected by the legend of an ancient demon called the “kagutaba.”  Japanese, English subtitles.  (115 minutes, 2005)  Film trailer

October 30th 
BATTLE ROYALE by Kinji Fukasaku
In the future, the Japanese government captures a class of ninth-grade students and forces them to kill each other under the revolutionary “Battle Royale” act.  Japanese, English subtitles.  (114 minutes, 2000) Film trailer.

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