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JAPAN CUTS: July 17 - 30, 2020

JAPAN CUTS, North America's largest festival of contemporary Japanese cinema, is going completely online this year, and is expanding access to viewers throughout the United States. Featuring a diverse slate of 30 feature films and 12 shorts, JAPAN CUTS 2020 offers unique access to the best new films from Japan with filmmaker video introductions, live virtual Q&As and panel discussions.

Tickets go on sale Friday, July 10 at 12am EDT!

2020 Japan Society Annual Dinner: A Remarkable Evening

We are proud to present highlights from our first ever online 2020 Annual Dinner: Reimagined Gala and Awards, held June 18. This unique program, with a Tokyo co-host and many attendees joining from Japan, included a special message of hope for New York from Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, reinforcing the immutable friendship and alliance between the U.S. and Japan.

Upcoming Virtual Events

Online Language Classes

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Registration for Online Classes - Now Open!

We are excited to offer a variety of online classes this summer, conducted via Zoom. Please visit each course or workshop page for more information on how to register.

#JSFromHome: Boro Textiles Virtual Exhibition Tour

Experience the traditional handicraft of boro (“rags” or “tatters”) - patchwork textiles hand-pieced by peasants in Japan in the 19th and early 20th centuries – through this five-part virtual exhibition video tour, narrated by the Japan Society Gallery curators.

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