Friday, February 01, 2019

Feb 15: Animezing!: A Silent Voice

Enjoy a FREE Japanese ANIME film at the JICC!
Enjoy a FREE Japanese ANIME film at the JICC!
Animezing!: A Silent Voice
Animezing!: A Silent Voice
Winner of Best Film and Screenplay at the 2017 Tokyo Anime Awards. Nominated for Best Animation Film at the 2017 Awards of the Japanese Academy
After transferring into a new school, a deaf girl, Shoko Nishimiya, is bullied by the popular Shoya Ishida. As Shoya continues to bully Shoko, the class turns its back on him. Shoko transfers and Shoya grows up as an outcast. Alone and depressed, the regretful Shoya finds Shoko to make amends.

A Silent Voice is a moving coming-of-age drama that depicts the struggles of adolescence through its memorable characters and beautiful animation.

In Japanese with English subtitles | PG-13 | 2016 | 130 min | Directed by Naoko Yamada
Registration required
Images: © YK/SVM
Women In Cinema
Women In Cinema

Director: Naoko Yamada

A graduate of the Kyoto University of Art and Design, Naoko Yamada began her career at Kyoto Animation as an inbetween artist. She made her directorial debut for the series K-On! (2009) which became a major success for the studio and was turned into a film in 2011. Her next film, Tamako Love Story (2014) garnered her the New Face Award at the Japan Media Arts Festival. This was followed by A Silent Voice (2016) which was nominated for Best Animated Film by the Mainichi Film Concurs and the Japanese Academy.
You are invited to
Friday, February 15th, 2019
from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (EST)
Japan Information & Culture Center, Embassy of Japan
1150 18th Street Northwest
Suite 100
Washington DC 20036 US
This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required.
In the event of a cancellation, please contact us at

Program begins at 6:30PM.
Doors open 30 minutes before the program. No admittance after 7:00PM or once seating is full.

Registered guests will be seated on a first come, first served basis. Please note that seating is limited and registration does not guarantee a seat.

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