Date: 04/08/2016 - 04/23/2016
Time: All Day
Location: Japan Society (333 E. 47th St., Manhattan)Price: $12 in advance
This spring, Japan Society celebrates the astonishing yet little-known world of Japanese musical films. The series focuses on the golden age of the "popular song film" starring teen idols and TV stars from the 50s and 60s. It also reaches back to prewar singing samurai and forward to twenty-first century genre mashups – 10 songful cinema gems all on 35mm! Musical performance in these films incorporates Japanese musical tradition as well as the utopian space of the Hollywood musical to create a rich commentary on the intimate and unequal relation between Japan and the USA.See more cheap New York City events & things to do on Nifty NYC.
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