Friday, January 31
: A research scientist illegally uses a revolutionary new therapeutic device to enter the dreams of psychiatric patients in this 35mm presentation of Satoshi Kon’s anime classic. Vista Theatre | Los Feliz | $11 and up
Saturday, February 1
ALTERNATIVE FACTS: THE LIES OF EXECUTIVE ORDER 9066
: An award-winning documentary feature film about the false information and political influences which led to the World War II incarceration of Japanese Americans. Japanese American National Museum | Little Tokyo | Free
Transcendients: Heroes at Borders
: Multi-media artist Taiji Terasaki’s new exhibit serve as a living memory of the Japanese American concentration camps and honors individuals who advocate and fight for those who face discrimination, prejudice, and inequality at borders both real and imagined. Japanese American National Museum | Little Tokyo | $16 (Museum admission)
METROPOLIS (2001) [Subtitled]
: An anime re-imagining of Fritz Lang’s 1927 silent film classic. Written by Katsohiro Otomo (AKIRA). The Club | Arts District | $12 and up
Sunday, February 2
On the Veranda: The Art of Tea
: Experience 500-year-old Japanese traditional tea ceremonies featuring four Los Angeles chapter tea schools. Japanese American Cultural & Community Center – JACCC | Little Tokyo, Los Angeles | $12 – $15
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Note: Some sold out events omitted. Some events sell out after publication.