Thursday, July 12th-Saturday, July 28th: Japan Cuts 2012

JAPAN CUTS is an inimitable platform for contemporary Japanese cinema, showing the diversity and vitality of one of the most exciting world cinemas, and ranging from refined, high-concept art house titles to popular and grindhouse genre movies. In its sixth consecutive year, JAPAN CUTS 2012 includes close to 40 titles screening from July 12 to 28, with 12 co-presentations with the New York Asian Film Festival (NYAFF, 11th edition), with which it forms a winning summer fest combination that shows 100 films annually. As its centerpiece, this year’s edition of the festival will highlight the career of living Japanese film legend Koji Yakusho.

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