TICKETS

FESTIVAL PASS

Festival Passes provide unlimited entry for all regular film screenings.  This includes any screenings of Antiporno, Godzilla, Sanjuro, Stray Cat Rock: Sex Hunter, The Day Of The Western Sunrise, Urotsukidoji: Legend Of The Overfiend, Yojimbo, and Your Name.  Pass holders will also receive an official Pgh JFF Festival Lanyard.

Not included are the Closing Night (Wild Zero), and Centerpiece films (Sailor Moon Live).  Sushi & Kurosawa events will require an up-charge over the base film price.

CLOSING NIGHT FILM

FIRST TIME IN PITTSBURGH
Come watch the glory of WILD ZERO

INDIVIDUAL FILM TICKETS

TICKET PRICING
General Admission – $9
Matinee (before 6pm) – $7

DISCOUNTS
College Discount – $1 off
Lawrenceville Discount – $1 off
Costume Discount – Depends On Awesomeness

FILMS

WILD ZERO

Directed by: Tetsuro Takeuchi
1999, 98 Minutes, Rock-a-billy zombie love story

CLOSING NIGHT FILM
FIRST TIME IN PITTSBURGH
After a meteor strike, aliens attack Earth and begin turning people into zombies. Wannabe rocker Ace finds himself caught up in the carnage after rescuing his heroes Guitar Wolf, Bass Wolf, and Drum Wolf and becoming their blood brother. Is this legendary garage rock band the only thing standing in the way of the total destruction of Earth?

YOJIMBO

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa
1961, 110 Minutes, Samurai action comedy

Wandering samurai Sanjuro finds himself in a rough gambling town run by two warlords and their hired thugs. While Sanjuro sets out to rid the town of all these pestilences by playing the two warlords off against each other, his efforts are complicated by the arrival of the son of one of the gangsters, who owns a revolver.

SANJURO

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa
1962, 96 Minutes, Samurai action comedy

This sequel to Kurosawa’s Yojimbo draws wandering samurai Sanjuro into the local politics of a group of young men determined to clean up corruption in their town. However, the town’s evil Superintendent is determined to kill off anyone standing in his way, so it’s up to Sanjuro’s cunning and sword craft to ensure that the Superintendent’s plan does not come to fruition.

STRAY CAT ROCK: SEX HUNTER

Directed by: Yasuharu Hasebe
1970, 85 Minutes, Female vigilante

NEW RESTORATION
The third in a series of five films which depict a gang of vicious teenage schoolgirls who get their kicks from gang fights, street muggings, and rock and roll. This time Mako and her gang The Alleycats clash with racist macho pigs The Eagles after Mako starts dating an Afro-Japanese man.

YOUR NAME

Directed by: Makoto Shinkai
2016, 106 Minutes, Animation

The 4th-highest-grossing film of all time in Japan, and the 5th-highest-grossing non-English film worldwide tells the story of a high school girl in rural Japan and a high school boy in Tokyo who swap bodies randomly. They build a connection by leaving notes for one another until they wish to finally meet, but something stronger than distance may keep them apart.

ANTIPORNO

Directed by: Sion Sono
2016, 76 Minutes, Roman porno

PITTSBURGH PREMIERE
Part of a reboot of Japanese movie studio Nikkatsu’s “Roman Porno” (romantic pornography) films of the 1970s and 80s. Director Sion Sono’s take on the genre is a film-within-a-film, which reveals layers of two actresses’ personalities over the course of repeated performances of a Roman Porno scene.

GODZILLA

Directed by: Ishiro Honda
1954, 96 Minutes, Godzilla

NEW RESTORATION
The monster movie that spawned a multimedia franchise, including 32 feature films, and that has been recognized by Guinness World Records as the longest running film franchise in history. A 164-foot-tall dinosaur-like monster begins a rampage that threatens to destroy not only Japan but the rest of the world as well. Can the monster be destroyed before it’s too late?

SCHEDULE

Sunday, April 15th

10:00 AM

Your Name (No Subs)

NO Subtitles – For Japanese Speakers (and those who need practice)

12:15 PM

Godzilla

2:15 PM

Antiporno

4:00 PM

Bombs, Godzilla, Pittsburgh: The Making of An Animated Film

Behind The Scenes View

6:20 PM

Your Name

8:35 PM

Stray Cat Rock: Sex Hunter

Monday, April 16th

2:45 PM

Your Name

5:00 PM

Sanjuro

7:10 PM

Yojimbo

9:30 PM

Godzilla

Tuesday, April 17th

3:00 PM

Yojimbo

5:20 PM

Stray Cat Rock: Sex Hunter

7:15 PM

Antiporno

8:00 PM

Kurosawa, Sushi, & Beer With Sanjuro

9:15 PM

Sanjuro

Wednesday, April 18th

3:15 PM

Antiporno

5:00 PM

Yojimbo

7:20 PM

Godzilla

9:30 PM

Your Name

Thursday, April 19th

1:30 PM

Yojimbo

4:00 PM

Your Name

9:00 PM

Wild Zero

Venue Location

Row House Cinema
4115 Butler Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15201
Lawrenceville

(412) 904-3225
11:00 PM – 10:00 PM Everyday

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