The Japan Foundation Touring Film Programme 2020
I Go Gaga, My Dear + Q&A
Sun 16 Feb, 3:00pm at Copper Auditorium
Tickets: £8-£6 , approx running time: 102mins
Director: Nobutomo Naoko
Featuring a live Q&A with filmmaker Nobutomo Naoko.
Filmmaker Nobutomo begins to notice gradual changes affecting her nonagenarian mother. Turning the camera on her parents’ life, she presents an intimate portrait of the highs and lows of a family living with Alzheimer’s and the reality of geriatric care in Japan’s super aging society.
Subtitled Screening: This is a Japanese language film with English subtitles
See 3 or more film from the Japan Foundation Touring Film Programme and see all films for £6 each.
Japan Now Special Strand
The UK’s largest festival of Japanese cinema is back for its 17th edition under the concept of ‘happiness’.
Happiness, though universal in its importance, is felt so subjectively by humankind that the definition of the concept is still very elusive. And yet, the search for happiness has long provided Japanese cinema with a staple theme, and it is within its framework that the Japan Foundation Touring Film Programme 2020 has been curated.
‘Organised by the Japan Foundation with Major Support from Japan Airlines, Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation, and Yakult, with Sponsorship in Kind from SUQQU, and in Cultural Partnership with Modern Culture.’
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