Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Mirai (未来のミライ), Shoplifters (万引き家族), The Night is Short, Walk On Girl (夜は短し歩けよ乙女), Okko's Inn (若おかみは小学生), and many more to comprise 2019 Pittsburgh Japanese Film Festival, March 29 through April 11.

Some information about this year's Pittsburgh Japanese Film Festival, running from March 29 through April 11 at the Row House Cinema in Lawrenceville, was announced yesterday morning. The line-up so far includes:

  • Animated films Mirai (未来のミライ), Okko's Inn (若おかみは小学生), The Night Is Short, Walk On Girl (夜は短し歩けよ乙女), and Modest Heroes (ちいさな英雄-カニとタマゴと透明人間-)
  • The acclaimed 2018 film Shoplifters (万引き家族)
  • The zombie comedy One Cut of the Dead (カメラを止めるな!)
  • Classics Lady Snowblood (修羅雪姫) and Tokyo Story (東京物語)
  • Documentaries Never-Ending Man: Hayao Miyazaki (終わらない人 宮崎駿) and Day of the Western Sunrise.

Tickets and showtime information will be available later. Now in its fifth year, the Pittsburgh Japanese Film Festival will play at the single-screen Row House Cinema at 4115 Butler Street in Lawrenceville (map).