The Japan Film Festival Los Angeles 2009 And Symposium (Meet Kiyoshi Kurosawa)

Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Got some info sent down to me yesterday from the good folks down at the Japan Film Festival Los Angeles (which is now in its second year), and while a little short notice, you still have time to make it down to the symposium they're having today where you can meet film legend Kiyoshi Kurosawa.

Here are the details:

Theme: Creating Films for an International Audience
Date: March 10 (Tue)
Time: Open 4:30pm Start 5:00pm
Place: UCLA Korn Convocation Hall
Admission: Free
Special Guest: Director Kiyoshi Kurosawa

Japan Film Festival Committee and Japan Visualmedia Translation Academy are proud to present prolific Japanese director; Kiyoshi Kurosawa. Mr. Kurosawa will speak about his experiences as a director and explain how to correlate Japanese culture through film. There will be a Q&A session at the end of this presentation.

Do not miss this exciting event!!

Due to the limited seating, please RSVP to with your name and number of attendees.
JFFLA Dates And Times

Here's also some quick information on the film festival which is coming to you this April 10 - 26 (look for another post about the JFFLA in the near future).

L.A. area
April 10 to 16

Laemmle’s Monica 4-Plex (Santa Monica)
1332 2nd Street
Santa Monica, 90401

L.A. area
April 17 to 19

Downtown Independent (Downtown Los Angeles)
251 S. Main Street
Los Angeles, California 90012

Irvine area
Date: April 25 (Sat) and April 26 (Sun)

Starplex Cinema
4626 Barranca Parkway, Irvine, CA 92604

Check out the JFFLA site here.