Upcoming Japanese Films at CAAMFest
CINEMASIA / JAPAN / 2012 / INDEPENDENT / 133 MINS
An earthquake and nuclear crisis forces two Japanese families to decide what is worth sacrificing in the name of safety. Alternately naturalistic and surreal, this first feature inspired by the 2011 Tohoku-Fukushima disaster shows how love and loyalty can put people on opposite sides of the evacuation border. From the director of Suicide Club and Love Exposure.
SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS / USA / 2009 / FAMILY / 94 MINS
Astro Boy is a young robot with incredible powers created by a genius scientist who dreams of replacing the son that he’s lost in a fatal car accident. This 2009 adaptation of the famous manga is filled with a devoted fan’s loving appreciation for the history of the series.
Our Astro Boy exhibition will have on hand many rare items to celebrate the anniversary of this global hero, including TV episodes, classic manga and video games to play!