As it is, I want to be in several places at once. Just when I think I have my itinerary planned, I read something on Twitter or in a text message with another event.
Here are the highlights:
|Nobuko Otawa in Onibaba © 1964 Toho Co., Ltd.|
This might be a lowlight, based on the gravity of the program. Nonetheless, Love & Peace 2010 ~ Revenge to Forgiveness ~ is an important event. It's a poetry reading, and the poems were written by people who survived the atomic bombing of Hiroshima during World War II. Pretty powerful stuff. You can read more info about this and a related event here.
Unfortunately, the above event coincides with the one below:
|Max Gimblett © John Savage|
There will be music . . .
|DUMBO Arts Center|
Two documentary screenings at roughly the same time on Sunday afternoon:
Cineminga filmmaker Naomi Mizoguchi discusses training and working with indigenous people in Colombia on film projects.
Hiroshima Nagasaki Download makes its New York premiere.
I'm still debating on whether I'll attend the movie involving Hiroshima, but I'm definitely looking forward to Hiroshima style okonomiyaki on Sunday evening:
For more info on they myriad Japanese-related events happening at the same time this weekend, please click here.