Hawaii International Film Festival 2021’s J-Fest Film Program (May 13 -23)

Hawaii International Film Festival’s will launch their first ever J-Fest Film Program. This is a 10-day event that will feature 7-8 new Japanese films and Q&As with the films’ directors as well as a special live panel discussion about the evolution of Japanese music using the films as inspiration. Check each of the film’s pages via the festival site to see who gets a Q&A and how to book tickets.

These are all online screenings. Individual tickets cost $8 and a season pass costs $45. This festival is only available to stream in the US and some films are restricted to certain states.

What are the films that have been programmed?

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Wife of a Spy, Mio’s Cookbook, Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba – The Movie: Mugen Train, Ainu Mosir, Beautiful Escape, Oni Garu!!, WAVE!! Surfing Yappe!!   Chapter 2, Twiceborn, Gekijouban hontou ni atta kowai hanashi 2020 norowareta-ka Japanese Film Trailers

Happy weekend, everyone!

I hope you are all doing fine!

This week I posted about the Japanese films at the Raindance Film Festival and the OP Pictures + Fest going on throughout this month.

I will be recording the Halloween episode of the Heroic Purgatory podcast about the film Audition (1999) and watching some Japanese films from the 80s. Since it’s the season of scares, I’d like to highlight some of my older horror films reviews.

Carved – The Slit-Mouthed Woman

Tamami: The Baby’s Curse

Pulse

BAMY

Don’t Look Up

What is released this weekend?

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