Little Tokyo Korea Japan Festival: Film screenings, performing arts and cuisines

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Community Event

Feb 20106
11:00a.m. - 5:00p.m.

Aratani/Japan America Theatre & JACCC Plaza
244 S. San Pedro Street
Los Angeles, California, 90012
United States

Time: 11am Rough Cut
1pm New Beginnings: Cultural Harmony in Little Tokyo (documentary)
1:30pm Live performance and Lunch
3pm Sanjuro

Phone: (213) 680-3700

Admission: $20 General Admission, $15 JACCC Members/Seniors/Students/Groups 10+


Description: Japanese American Cultural and Community Center with the Korean Cultural Center Los Angeles, The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles and the Japan Korea Society present the Little Tokyo Korea Japan Festival , a day-long celebration of cultural exchange between neighboring communities.

The closely shared similarities and differences between the cultures of Japan and Korea are explored in Tina Yanagimotos "New Beginnings: Cultural Harmony in Little Tokyo." This documentary chronicles the history of Little Tokyo and how Japanese and Korean residents are building bridges of friendship and harmony.

Featured films include the Korean award-winning 2008 Yeong-hwa-neun yeong-hwa-da (Rough Cut) followed by the 2007 remake of Akira Kurosawas Tsubaki Sanjuro (1962) .

This unique program is hosted by Heroes actors James Kayson Lee and Eriko Tamura . Ticket includes two films, a box lunch and outdoor performances.


JACCC . Last modified Jul 09, 2010 12:14 p.m.

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