Orange County

Newport Beach Higashi Honganji

254 Victoria St, Costa Mesa, CA 92627

 

 
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THE GIFT OF MEMORY

A film director who is location hunting in Kumamoto meets and travels with a young woman

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Behind The Cove

In 2010, THE COVE, a documentary about dolphin hunting in Taiji, Japan, won an Academy Award. The movie certainly brought attention to the whaling issue as a whole. But was the documentary entirely truthful?

 
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BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED WATER

If you could travel back to any time, when would you go back to? This movie makes that possible.

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WAKE UP IN AMERICA

37-year-old Megumi decides it’s time to explore a new world as she embarks on a journey to the States and discover herself while studying English in America.

 
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The scythian lamb

A sleepy seaside town is stirred by the arrival of six mysterious strangers who acclimate to local life in distinct roles.

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HANA'S MISO SOUP

Chie, a young girl out of college, is diagnosed with cancer soon after becoming engaged

 
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ITO - STRINGs

The Genkai Sea in East Japan glistening under the blue sky. You can see the horizon line in the background from a small island located in the East Japan: Ito-shima.

 
 

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What is JFFLA?

The Japan Film Festival – Los Angeles originally started out in 2003. We are dedicated to strengthening the general understanding of Japanese culture by providing American and Japanese audiences in Los Angeles cutting-edge, original films depicting authentic representations of contemporary Japan.