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Little Tokyo Korea Japan Festival

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Date: Saturday, 6 February, 2010       Time: 11:00 am
This Event is 1 Day.
Aratani/Japan America Theatre
244 S. San Pedro St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Film screenings, performing arts and cuisines

The Little Tokyo Korea Japan Festival is a fun-filled, day-long celebration of cultural exchange between neighboring communities.

The closely shared similarities and differences between the cultures of Japan and Korea are explored in Tina Yanagimoto's 'New Beginnings: Cultural Harmony in Little Tokyo.' This documentary chronicles the history of Little Tokyo and how Japanese and Korean residents are building bridges of friendship and harmony.

Featured films include the Korean award-winning 2008 Yeong-hwa-neun yeong-hwa-da (Rough Cut) followed by the 2007 remake of Akira Kurosawa's Tsubaki Sanjuro (1962).

This special event is hosted by Heroes actors James Kayson Lee and Eriko Tamura. Ticket includes two films, a box lunch and outdoor performances.

11am Rough Cut
1pm New Beginnings: Cultural Harmony in Little Tokyo (documentary)
1:30pm Live performance and Lunch
3pm Sanjuro

Event name: Little Tokyo Korea Japan Festival
Admission: $20 General Admission, $15 JACCC Members/Seniors/Students/Groups 10+

Tickets may be purchased online ( or through the Aratani/Japan America Theatre Box Office, (213) 680-3700

This program is presented in part by the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center; the Korean Cultural Center, Los Angeles; The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles; and the Japan Korea Society.

Saturday, 6 February, 2010


Helen Mauchi

Phone: (213) 628-2725
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