JF Theater in July 2018 : Sacrifice

All films are subtitled in Thai unless specified otherwise
Free admission at the Seminar Rom of the Japan Foundation, Bangkok at 18.30 hours.

Friday, 6 July 2018
Children of Nagasaki
1983/127 mins.
Directed by Keisuke Kinoshita

The story tells us about the tragic life of atomic bomb survivors in Nagasaki. Young medical doctor, Nagai miraculously escaped death; he devoted himself to help other victims until his last day.

Friday, 13 July 2018
Faraway Sunset
1992/119 mins.
Directed by koyama Seijiro

This is a biographical film focusing on the mother of the Japanese microbiologist, Hideyo Noguchi who discovered the spirochete culture of syphilis and gained world-wide fame.

Friday, 20 July 2018
Night Train to the Star
1996/111 mins.
Directed by Omori Kazuki

This film was made in 1996 to commemorate the centennial of the birth of Kenji MIYAZAWA, Japan’s most beloved fanstasy novelist. MIYAZAWA is an idealist pledging with his friend Hosaka KANAI to work for the happiness of farmers. He starts his own experimental school teaching new farming methods, especially fertilization to young local farmers while also instructing them in music and arts. It was only after his death, through the help of his brother Seiroku, that his writings became widely read.

NO SCREENING due to public holiday
(Asarnha Bucha Day/July 27, 2018)