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    MARCH 18 - 24, 2016






    AKIRA KUROSAWA'S RAN
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    MARCH 18 - 24, 2016






    SONO'S TOKYO TRIBE
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    MARCH 18 - 24, 2016






    OZU'S LATE SPRING
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    TAKAHATA'S ONLY YESTERDAY
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Row House Cinema presents the first annual Pittsburgh Japanese Film Festival. The festival showcases four of Japan’s more recent or historically best films, each in a different genre, reflecting the richness and diversity of Japanese cinema.

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Films

RAN

Akira Kurosawa (1985)

Akira Kurosawa’s gorgeous final epic, based on the Shakespearean tragedy King Lear, features powerful landscapes and some of the best costume work in the history of film.

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TOKYO TRIBE

Sion Sono (2015)

Opening Night Film!
Billed as the first rap battle musical, Tokyo Tribe is a modern tale about street gangs in an alternate Japan who settle differences with not just guns and samurai swords, but with their slick rap battle skills.

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ONLY YESTERDAY

Isao Takahata, Studio Ghibli (1991)

Finally released in the US, don't miss the Pittsburgh Premiere of this darling film from Studio Ghibli, which focuses on a young woman who, while visiting family in the countryside, finds herself increasingly nostalgic for her childhood self.

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LATE SPRING

Yasujiro Ozu (1949)

This classic Japanese drama by Yasujiro Ozu focuses on a young woman who is being pressured by her family and loved ones to marry, but is content caring for her widowed father.

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Tickets

FESTIVAL PASS$18 buytickets-left

Festival Passes provide unlimited entry for Ran, Late Spring, and Only Yesterday. This includes all Q&As & panels associated with those films. Opening Night Film Tokyo Tribe tickets must be purchased separately.

OPENING NIGHT FILM!
TOKYO TRIBE$15 buytickets-left

Ticket includes:
– Pittsburgh premiere of Tokyo Tribe
– Live hip-hop, “Who’s Rhyme is it Anyway?” featuring Track Meet, Moemaw Naedon & David Freeman
– Japanese snack pack including mocha & Pocki,
– Sweet Treats from Yummyholic

Available at the concession stand:
– Hitachino Nest beers varieties
– Ramune marble soda

Individual Film Ticket$9.00

Matinee (before 6pm)$6.50

Please refer to the schedule below to purchase tickets for specific showtimes.

Student Discount$1 off

Lawrenceville Discount$1 off

Costume DiscountDepends

Discounts are only available at the box office.

Schedule

FRIDAY – MARCH 18

 

1:00 pm – RAN buytickets-left

Akira Kurosawa (1985)$6.50
Japanese with English subtitles
DCP – 179 minutes w/Intermission

4:30 pm – LATE SPRING buytickets-left

Yasujiro Ozu (1949)$6.50
Japanese with English subtitles
DCP – 117 minutes

7:00 pm – TOKYO TRIBE buytickets-left

Opening Night Film!
Sion Sono (2015)$15.00
Japanese with English subtitles
DCP – 125 minutes

Special Events!
– Live hip-hop, “Who’s Rhyme is it Anyway?” featuring Track Meet, Moemaw Naedon & David Freeman
– Sweet Treats from Yummyholic
– Japanese snack pack including mochi & Pocki
– Hitachino Nest beers varieties available
– Ramune marble soda available

9:30 pm – ONLY YESTERDAY buytickets-left

Isao Takahata, Studio Ghibli (1991)$9.00
Japanese with English subtitles
DCP – 127 minutes

SATURDAY – MARCH 19

 

Noon – ONLY YESTERDAY buytickets-left

Isao Takahata, Studio Ghibli (1991)$6.50
English Dub
DCP – 127 minutes

2:25 pm – LATE SPRING buytickets-left

Yasujiro Ozu (1949)$6.50
Japanese with English subtitles
DCP – 117 minutes

4:45 pm – RAN buytickets-left

Akira Kurosawa (1985)$6.50
Japanese with English subtitles
DCP – 179 minutes w/Intermission

Ran & Sushi
Sushi from Lawrenceville’s Restaurant Hana
Ran is really long. You might be hungry by intermission. So before the film, you place your sushi order at the concession stand. At intermission, you pick up your sushi to eat at your seat. Sushi!!

8:00 pm – ONLY YESTERDAY buytickets-left

Isao Takahata, Studio Ghibli (1991)$9.00
Japanese with English subtitles
DCP – 127 minutes

10:30 pm – ONLY YESTERDAY buytickets-left

Isao Takahata, Studio Ghibli (1991)$9.00
Japanese with English subtitles
DCP – 127 minutes

SUNDAY – MARCH 20

 

Noon – ONLY YESTERDAY buytickets-left

Isao Takahata, Studio Ghibli (1991)$6.50
English Dub
DCP – 127 minutes

2:30 pm – RAN buytickets-left

Akira Kurosawa (1985)$6.50
Japanese with English subtitles
DCP – 179 minutes w/Intermission

5:45 pm – LATE SPRING buytickets-left

Yasujiro Ozu (1949)$6.50
Japanese with English subtitles
DCP – 117 minutes

Post Film Discussion
8:00 pm – Bierport Tap Room
Join the discussion on Ozu led by Pitt Professor Charles Exley who teaches Japanese literature and film at the University of Pittsburgh. His research interests include modern Japanese literature, Asakusa opera, performance, and film.

8:00 pm – ONLY YESTERDAY buytickets-left

Isao Takahata, Studio Ghibli (1991)$9.00
Japanese with English subtitles
DCP – 127 minutes

 

MONDAY – MARCH 21

 

4:00 pm – RAN buytickets-left

Akira Kurosawa (1985)$6.50
Japanese with English subtitles
DCP – 179 minutes w/Intermission

Espresso A Mano
available during intermission

7:15 pm – ONLY YESTERDAY buytickets-left

Isao Takahata, Studio Ghibli (1991)$9.00
Japanese with English subtitles
DCP – 127 minutes

Espresso A Mano
available before the show

9:40 pm – LATE SPRING buytickets-left

Yasujiro Ozu (1949)$9.00
Japanese with English subtitles
DCP – 117 minutes

TUESDAY – MARCH 22

 

5:00 pm – ONLY YESTERDAY buytickets-left

Isao Takahata, Studio Ghibli (1991)$6.50
English Dub
DCP – 127 minutes

7:15 pm – LATE SPRING buytickets-left

Yasujiro Ozu (1949)$9.00
Japanese with English subtitles
DCP – 117 minutes

9:30 pm – RAN buytickets-left

Akira Kurosawa (1985)$9.00
Japanese with English subtitles
DCP – 179 minutes w/Intermission

WEDNESDAY – MARCH 23

 

3:45 pm – LATE SPRING buytickets-left

Yasujiro Ozu (1949)$6.50
Japanese with English subtitles
DCP – 117 minutes

6:00 pm – ONLY YESTERDAY buytickets-left

Isao Takahata, Studio Ghibli (1991)$9.00
Japanese with English subtitles
DCP – 127 minutes

8:30 pm – RAN buytickets-left

Akira Kurosawa (1985)$9.00
Japanese with English subtitles
DCP – 179 minutes w/Intermission

Ran & Sushi
Sushi from Lawrenceville’s Restaurant Hana
Ran is really long. You might be hungry by intermission. So before the film, you place your sushi order at the concession stand. At intermission, you pick up your sushi to eat at your seat. Sushi!!

 

THURSDAY – MARCH 24

 

4:00 pm – RAN buytickets-left

Akira Kurosawa (1985)$6.50
Japanese with English subtitles
DCP – 179 minutes w/Intermission

7:15 pm – ONLY YESTERDAY buytickets-left

Isao Takahata, Studio Ghibli (1991)$9.00
Japanese with English subtitles
DCP – 127 minutes

Post Film Panel
9:20 pm in the Theater
join a discussion led by animator and educator Chance Brown from The ToonSeum and Maegan McMillan from JCS/Tekko in the Bierport Tap Room, next door.

10:00 pm – LATE SPRING buytickets-left

Yasujiro Ozu (1949)$9.00
Japanese with English subtitles
DCP – 117 minutes

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