Company for Cultural Affairs, Authorities of Japan (ACA) will current the third ACA Cinema Mission collection: New Movies from Japan organized as a part of a “Japan Movie Abroad Growth Enhancement Mission”, in collaboration with the IFC Heart and Visible Business Promotion Group (VIPO) with theatrical engagements of Yujiro Harumoto’s A Stability and Keisuke Yoshida’s Blue, March 11-17, 2022 (IFC Heart, New York).
ACA Cinema Mission is proud to introduce US audiences to one of the best of current Japanese cinema together with Keisuke Yoshida’s Blue, a gripping boxing drama starring Kenichi Matsuyama, Masahiro Higashide and Fumino Kimura, the previous two actors showing on-screen collectively for the primary time since Satoshi: A Transfer for Tomorrow. Incomes the title of “The Grasp of Psychological Drama” Yoshida was honored with a particular Director in Focus program at 2021’s Tokyo Worldwide Movie Competition.
Winner of the New Present Award on the Busan Worldwide Movie Competition and an official choice at Berlinale, Yujiro Harumoto’s second characteristic movie, A Stability stars Kumi Takiuchi as a documentary director reporting on the true-life scandal of student-teacher relationship with fraught societal penalties.
For extra info and tickets, please go to: https://www.ifccenter.com/series/aca-japan-2022/