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A Day of Japanese Traditional Music

The Japanese Garden (Suiho-En) 6100 Woodley Ave, Van Nuys

The Japanese Garden in Van Nuys is filled with the beautiful sounds of music created by instruments like the koto, Japanese flute, and shamisen and the gracious movements of Japanese dancers.

$5

RED BEARD [Subtitled]

Million Dollar Theater 307 S Broadway, Downtown

Akira Kurosawa's Red Beard (Akahige) chronicles the tumultuous relationship between an arrogant young doctor and a compassionate clinic director. Toshiro Mifune's last role for Kurosawa.

$16

HAUSU [Subtitled]

Million Dollar Theater 307 S Broadway, Downtown

A comic, hallucinatory head trip about a schoolgirl, Oshare (Kimiko Ikegami), who brings six classmates to her aunt’s creaky country home. All come face to face with evil spirits, bloodthirsty pianos, and a demonic housecat. A bona fide cult classic.

$16

LOVE LIVE! SERIES 9TH ANNIVERSARY LOVE LIVE! FEST

Select Movie Theaters Around Los Angeles

Captured live from Saitama Super Arena (Stadium Mode) in Saitama, Japan, Love Live! Series 9th Anniversary LOVE LIVE! FEST will feature not only “Aqours” from “Love Live! Sunshine!!” and “Nijigasaki High School Idol Club” from the newest game, but also "μ's" from “Love Live!”

Varies

KILLING [Subtitled]

The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles 5700 Wilshire Boulevard Suite 100, Miracle Mile

Questions about life and death are brought into the open through ronin earnestly living in a farming village during the turbulent times of the late Edo period.

Thirty Minutes Over Oregon: A Japanese Pilot’s WWII Story

Japanese American National Museum 100 North Central Avenue, Little Tokyo

Author Marc Nobleman discusses his book about the Japanese pilot who launched a seaplane off a submarine—via catapult—and hit the woods outside the town of Brookings, Oregon. Followed by a Q&A and book signing.

$16

UGETSU [Subtitled]

One of the most poignant evocations of the illusory nature of worldly desires and missed opportunities and one of the most haunting depictions of the supernatural ever committed to celluloid.

$12

NIGHT AND FOG IN JAPAN [Subtitled]

The Public School Los Angeles 951 Chung King Rd, Chinatown

A daring exploration of political and personal life after the ebb of intense militancy. An early foray by Nagisa Oshima to express the multifaceted reality of post-War Japanese radicalism.

Transcendients Community Celebration: Challenging Borders

Japanese American National Museum 100 N Central Ave, Los Angeles

Presented by the Japanese American National Museum, Transcendients Community Celebration: Challenging Borders is a free one-day celebration of the TRANSCENDIENTS “heroes” and their work as featured in artist Taiji Terasaki’s groundbreaking collaboration with the Japanese American National Museum, Transcendients: Heroes at Borders on Saturday, March 7th from 11 AM - 5 PM. This day provides …

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