The latest ACA Cinema Project series spotlights contemporary female directors, producers, cinematographers, and screenwriters from Japan alongside a classics film selection.
Shikō Munakata: A Way of Seeing
For their 125th exhibition, Japan Society in NYC presents a rarely-seen collection of works by Shikō Munakata, including 61 prints on view for the first time since 1965.
Flash Forward: Debut Works and Recent Films by Notable Japanese Directors
Presented by Japan Society and the Agency for Cultural Affairs in association with the Visual Industry Promotion Organization (VIPO), this hybrid film series continues through December 23.
JAPAN CUTS, a Festival of New Japanese Film, Opens August 20
North America’s largest festival of contemporary Japanese cinema streams online throughout the US with screenings in-person at Japan Society from August 20–September 2
Japan Society and the Agency for Cultural Affairs Present 21st-Century Japanese Films
21st Century Japan: Films From 2001–2020 presents a wide-ranging selection of films celebrating the last two decades of Japanese cinema, streaming online February 5–25.
Ego Obscura: First NYC Institutional Exhibition Devoted to Postmodernist Master Yasumasa Morimura
Ego Obscura surveys Morimura’s 30-year-long career exploring representations of gender, sexuality, and the dynamics of power in cultural identity.
Japan Society Unveils New Noh-Inspired Project by Simon Starling
Japan Society Gallery opens Simon Starling: At Twilight (After W. B. Yeats’ Noh Reincarnation), the debut solo exhibition of the Turner Prize winner’s work at a New York City institution.