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Summer Explorers! 2 - Japanese Anime Screenings
Koki Tanaka: Liverpool Biennial 2016

Summer Explorers! 2 - Japanese Anime Screenings   org

Following the popularity of last year’s Summer Explorers,
we have come back with many more anime films to brighten your summer days!

Part One: Saturday, 30 July: BAFTA - 195 Piccadilly, London W1J 9LN

11:00am: Hanakappa: Adventure in the Butterfly Kingdom
Hanakappa discovers that his and his friends’ mothers have all been kidnapped and sets off on a journey to the “Butterfly Kingdom” to rescue them.
Recommended for ages 8+ (English subtitles), (Kazumi Nonaka, 2013, 60min)

12:30pm: Princess Arete (featuring intro by Helen McCarthy)
Kept in a castle by her father, Princess Arete spends her days watching the world go by. One day a wizard offers to marry her and take her away - will Princess Arete finally be free?
Recommended for ages 8+ (English subtitles) (Sunao Katabuchi, 2001, 105min)

3:00pm: Tamako Love Story
A light-hearted depiction of the ordinary but fun life of Tamako, the daughter of a mochi (Japanese rice cake) shop owner, and her blossoming romance with a childhood friend, Mochizo.
Recommended for ages 12+ (English subtitles) (Naoko Yamada, 2014, 83min)

Part Two: Saturday, 6 August 2016: Rich Mix - 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, London E1 6LA 

12:45pm: After School Midnighters
Kunstlijk, a school's anatomical model who comes to life at night, plots a plan for revenge after three naughty students decide to vandalise and dress him up in silly clothes.
Age Classification (TBC) (English subtitles) (Hitoshi Takekiyo, 2012, 95min)

2:40pm: Mind Game (FULLY BOOKED!)
A typical love story it may seem, but things take a strange turn when wannabe cartoonist Nishi, who is given a second chance at life, is reunited with his high school crush, Myon.
Recommended for ages 18+ (English subtitles)  (Masaaki Yuasa, 2004, 103min)


Date: 30 July 2016 - 6 August 2016

Booking:
These screenings are free to attend but booking is essential.
To book a place via Google Forms, please visit the following links:

  Booking for Part One
Sat 30 July - BAFTA, London
  Booking for Part Two
Sat 6 August – Rich Mix, London
 
     
  To download the flyer, the please click here.  


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Koki Tanaka: Liverpool Biennial 2016   JPsupported

Koki Tanaka is an artist based in Los Angeles and Kyoto whose diverse practice spans video, photography, site-specific installation and interventional projects. For his Liverpool Biennial 2016 commission, Tanaka will revisit the scene of a huge protest in Liverpool in 1985. Tanaka’s work as a result of this project will be on display at the Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool.


Date: 9 July 2016 - 16 October 2016
Venue:

Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool
More details: http://www.biennial.com/2016/exhibition


For more information, please click here.

Image: Koki Tanaka, A Behavioral Statement (or, An Unconscious Protest), 2012. Photo courtesy of the artist, Vitamin Creative Space, Guangzhou and Aoyama. (Image is of a previous work by Tanaka.)

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