Friday, June 14, 2019

June 28: Animezing!: AKIRA

Enjoy a FREE Japanese ANIME film at the JICC!
Enjoy a FREE Japanese ANIME film at the JICC!
"A fever-dream masterpiece." - Village Voice
"A towering achievement of imagination." - Time Out
"A phenomenal work of animation." - New York Times
"[A] bold landmark film that just refuses to become dated." - The Guardian
The countdown to the 2020 Olympics is on
but Neo-Tokyo is about to explode!
Clandestine army activities threaten the war torn city of Neo-Tokyo when a mysterious being with powerful psychic abilities escapes his prison and inadvertently draws a violent motorcycle gang into a heinous web of experimentation. As a result, a biker with a twisted mind embarks on a path of war, seeking revenge against a society what once called him weak.
In Japanese with English subtitles | Rated R | 1988 | 124 min | Directed by Katsuhiro Otomo
Registration required

Please note this film contains scenes of graphic violence. It is not suitable for children.

You are invited to
Friday, June 28th, 2019
from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (EDT)
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.

The JICC reserves the right to use any photograph/video taken at any event sponsored by JICC without the expressed written permission of those included within the photograph/video.
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