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Special Free Film Screening: Drops of Heaven
LIFT 2014: Toshiki Okada’s Super Premium Soft Double Vanilla Rich

Special Free Film Screening: Drops of Heaven   org

Yoshiko Tatsumi is an 89-year-old Japanese culinary artist and writer, famous in Japan for Inochi no soup (“the soup of life”), a natural and nutritious soup which she has been making her entire life. Through discovering Yoshiko’s philosophy on slow food and nurturing life, this documentary film delves into the origin of the legendary soup which has warmed the hearts of many people, and which has also been an inspiration to cooks in hospitals across Japan. Filmed amidst the beautiful and delicate landscapes of Japan, the film offers a fascinating insight into Japanese home cooking throughout the seasons, recalling the forgotten days of people nurturing love and living in peace.

Directed by Atsunori Kawamura, 2012, 113 mins, Japanese with English subtitles


Date: 29 April 2014 from 6.30pm
Venue:

The Japan Foundation, London


This screening is free to attend but booking is essential. To reserve a place, please email your name and the name of the event you would like to attend to event@jpf.org.uk
Places are very limited, so book now to avoid disappointment!

Images: © 2012 TENNOSHIZUKU FILM PARTNERS

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LIFT 2014: Toshiki Okada’s Super Premium Soft Double Vanilla Rich   JPsupported

London International Festival of Theatre (LIFT) will present the UK premiere of Super Premium Soft Double Vanilla Rich, a new work by Japanese theatre director Toshiki Okada. Set in a supermarket, the play explores Japanese consumerism using dark humour, dreamlike movement and a striking soundscape of J-pop and JS Bach. The show will be performed in Japanese with English surtitles, and a Q&A with Okada’s theatre company chelfitsch will follow the performance on Wednesday 11 June.


Date: 10 June 2014 - 11 June 2014 from 7.30pm
Venue:

Pentland Theatre, artsdepot, London


For more information, please click here.
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