Exclusive Screening by NHK World-Japan

  • Friday, June 1, 12:30 Mousonturm Studio 1
  • Tsuruko’s Tea Journey
  • by Keiko MATSUDA
  • Japan 2016, Blu-ray, 49 min, Japanese with English subtitles
  • Free admission

70-year old Tsuruko HANAZAWA embarks on a journey throughout Japan to share her passion for tea ceremonies. During her mission, she brings the ritual to common people and unusual locations.

  • Friday, June 1, 18:00 Mousonturm Studio 1
  • Living Ninja Legend
  • by Fuyuhiko NISHI
  • Japan 2016, Blu-ray, 49 min, engl. OF
  • Free admission

Masaaki Hatsumi is a 84-year-old ninja master. He teaches a supreme form of self-defense to more than 100,000 students around the world, including FBI agents. What is the essence of his astonishing art?

  • Saturday, June 2, 20:00 Naxos Atelier
  • Kurara: The Dazzling Life of Hokusai’s Daughter
  • by Taku KATO
  • Script: Mika OMORI based on a novel by Makate ASAI
  • Cast: Aoi MIYAZAKI, Ryuhei MATSUDA, Hideki NODA, Kyozo NAGATSUKA
  • Japan 2017, Blu-ray, 73 min, Japanese with English subtitles
  • Free admission

O-Ei lives and works alongside her father, the famous artist Katsushika HOKUSAI. This elaborate biopic follows the free-spirited paintress through love, loss, and the search for a style of her own.

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