Sacramento Japanese Film Festival

Annual event in July
  • Crest Theatre
    1013 K Street
    Sacramento, CA 95814


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  • July 21, 2019


    Official Website: here
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    WHAT A WONDERFUL FAMILY! 2 (KAZOKU WA TSURAI YO2)
    Sunday, July 21, 2019, 2:00 PM, Director: Yoji Yamada
    The sequel to the first What a Wonderful Family! finds Shuzo and Tomiko a few years older. They are still together and have not separated or divorced. Their daughter in law, Fumie, notices a dent or two in Shuzo’s new car and suggests to the family that Shuzo should stop driving. No one has the courage to broach him on the subject. (2017, 113 minutes, Japanese with English subtitles)

    FORGIVE – DON’T FORGET
    Sunday, July 21, 2019, 4:20 PM, 2019 Emerging Film Maker Award Winner
    Directors: Brad Bennett, Jonah Guelzo, Austin Journey, Paul Ufema
    Many Japanese samurai swords were confiscated and found their way to the United States after World War II. Japanese swords are an integral part of Japan’s cultural heritage, history, and art. Film maker and documentarian Brad Bennett travels to Japan and returns a valuable sword to its rightful owners. Mr. Bennett will receive Sacramento Japanese Film Festival’s Emerging Film Maker Award. (2018, 71 minutes, English/Japanese)

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