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Documentary shows former Imperial Navy pilot’s cry for peace

13 hours 28 min ago
A documentary about a late Japanese wartime fighter pilot who tells people about the miseries of war is finding audiences in a theater in Nagano.The ...
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Vice Media’s immersive Charlottesville white supremacist report gets traction

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 01:47
For all the words flowing since last weekend in Charlottesville, the most striking television reporting has been Vice Media’s insider account of the white nationalist ...
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Filmmaker Michael Moore takes to Broadway, says Trump will ‘get us all killed’

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 23:54
Documentary filmmaker Michael Moore is trading screen time for the stage in a one-man show now on Broadway that is a call to action over ...
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‘Gleason’ documentary explores the spirit of a family battling ALS

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 07:23
In 2006, professional football player Steve Gleason made one of the most dramatic plays in NFL history when he blocked a punt that led his ...
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Nuclear issues aren’t a problem for Hiroshima’s punk acts — politics are

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 07:16
“Adults are stupid,” says Shinji Okoda, who is better known in Hiroshima as “Guy,” the vocalist for hardcore punk band Origin of M and owner ...
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007 lives another day: Daniel Craig tells Colbert he’ll be back as Bond

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 22:09
Daniel Craig’s 007-era will die another day.After months of gossip and denials, Craig on Tuesday night confirmed to Stephen Colbert on the “Late Show” that ...
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Filming impossible: Cruise ankle break during stunt halts ‘Mission’ production

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 20:44
Production has shut down on “Mission: Impossible 6” due to star Tom Cruise’s broken ankle. Paramount Pictures said Wednesday that production will go on hiatus ...
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Famed artist Yayoi Kusama to open her own Tokyo museum

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 10:12
Yayoi Kusama, avant-garde artist world-renowned for her obsessive polka dot and net paintings, is opening a museum in the center of Tokyo this fall, the ...
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Phoenix readies for ‘unique’ Summer Sonic and some sweet sake sessions

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 08:30
In an age where almost every piece of historical information is available at our fingertips, Thomas Mars and Laurent Brancowitz of the French band Phoenix ...
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Filmmaker Nobuhiko Obayashi devotes himself to a message of peace via the big screen

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 08:29
At a time when peace appears fragile, veteran film director Nobuhiko Obayashi is not wasting any moment to remind the world’s young crop of creators ...
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‘Meatball Machine Kodoku’: Proud to be a bloody mess

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 08:28
In a career spanning three decades, Yoshihiro Nishimura has done about every job on the credit crawl — from gaffer to director. He is best ...
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‘Baby Driver’: Things go fast with Baby on board

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 08:27
Banzai to fossil fuels! Lots of love to gas-guzzlers! That’s the basic sentiment behind “Baby Driver,” which is all screeching tires and revving engines, unfolding ...
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Dealing with connectivity and isolation at the Yokohama Triennale

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 08:25
As Akiko Miki, one of the three curators of this year’s Yokohama Triennale, tries to wrap up a roundtable discussion titled “The Connecting World and ...
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Dealing with connectivity and isolation at the Yokohama Triennale

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 08:25
As Akiko Miki, one of the three curators of this year’s Yokohama Triennale, tries to wrap up a roundtable discussion titled “The Connecting World and ...
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‘The Mahaprajnaparamita-sutra and Japanese Zen Buddhism: From The Gotoh Museum Collection — Paintings, Calligraphy and Ceramics’

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 08:24
Aug. 26-Oct. 15For the purpose of exploring the world of beauty in Zen Buddhism, this exhibition stages around 60 artifacts that include important cultural properties ...
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‘The Mahaprajnaparamita-sutra and Japanese Zen Buddhism: From The Gotoh Museum Collection — Paintings, Calligraphy and Ceramics’

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 08:24
Aug. 26-Oct. 15For the purpose of exploring the world of beauty in Zen Buddhism, this exhibition stages around 60 artifacts that include important cultural properties ...
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Culture City of East Asia 2017 Kyoto: Asia Corridor Contemporary Art Exhibition

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 08:23
Aug. 19-Oct. 15The Kyoto Art Center and Nijo Castle are hosting a contemporary art exhibition featuring the works of artists from various cultures and backgrounds. ...
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Culture City of East Asia 2017 Kyoto: Asia Corridor Contemporary Art Exhibition

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 08:23
Aug. 19-Oct. 15The Kyoto Art Center and Nijo Castle are hosting a contemporary art exhibition featuring the works of artists from various cultures and backgrounds. ...
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Vinyl records enjoy streaming-led rebirth in Japan after three-decade hiatus

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 06:30
Music on vinyl is enjoying a renaissance, with digital streaming services generating interest in records once more.Japan’s electronics and entertainment giant Sony is positioning itself ...
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Vinyl records enjoy streaming-led rebirth in Japan after three-decade hiatus

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 06:30
Music on vinyl is enjoying a renaissance, with digital streaming services generating interest in records once more.Japan’s electronics and entertainment giant Sony is positioning itself ...
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