Not a Fad, But Religion

Aug 25, 2017

In the rapidity of the expansion of the Internet, the world beyond the screen becomes more and more and realistic. …

The Unknown Resistance

Aug 21, 2017

In 2015, during the heated US presidential campaign, and a time when the lack of Asian-Americans in entertainment became a …

Question: Masculinity

Aug 14, 2017

Why is it that men are so obsessed with their own masculinity? In our society today, gender and sexuality are …

Daydream, Interrupted

Aug 11, 2017

Director Sunao Katabuchi’s animated feature film “In This Corner of the World,” which gained explosive word-of-mouth popularity after its opening …

Almost Transparent Actor

Aug 04, 2017

JAPAN CUTS!, North America’s largest Japanese film festival, arrives at Japan Society every July to captivate Japanese film lovers of …

Her New Frontier

Jul 30, 2017

On the day after the United States Presidential Inauguration this year, the Women’s March was held in the multiple cities …

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Akihiko Shiota & Yuki Mamiya

The Stories We Are Bequeathed

Jun 07, 2017

Needless to say, World War II has left irreparable scars all over the planet. The survivors of those events have …

Examine Democracy Before It’s Too Late

May 07, 2017

In the 2016 US presidential election, 136 million people voted, a figure which marks the second lowest total voter turnout …

Meditation of Life

May 03, 2017

A fascinating and profound new documentary “The Departure,” directed by Lana Wilson who stunned America with her 2013 film “After …

Uncertainty As Possibility

Apr 13, 2017

In our early 20s, away from home with the feeling of having our own space and time, and new opportunities …