Nippon Connection 2020- The Daily Highlights (June 14th)

On the final day of this year's festival, a hearty thank-you to all who stuck with us and helped make our digital Nippon Connection a success! Here are the final offerings from this year's online culture program. The following events can be livestreamed without pre-registration: Origami (11:30 am) Join us for our final origami stream … Continue reading Nippon Connection 2020- The Daily Highlights (June 14th)

Nippon Connection 2020- The Daily Highlights (June 13th)

It's our next-to-last day, so make the most of it by joining us for the following events! These streams can be accessed free and without registration: Origami (11:30 am) Today's origami stream starts in the morning. Japanese Radio Gymnastics (12 pm) Radio Gymnastics returns today with a 20-minute program right at noon. Perfect for between-film … Continue reading Nippon Connection 2020- The Daily Highlights (June 13th)

Nippon Connection 2020- The Daily Highlights (June 12th)

It's finally starting to feel like summer! To celebrate, join us for today's offerings from our online festival. The following events can be livestreamed without pre-registration: Baby Shiatsu (12 pm) This Japanese technique for using touch and massages to stimulate the body's energy can be specifically applied to babies. Our guest, Sonja Nachförg, will explain … Continue reading Nippon Connection 2020- The Daily Highlights (June 12th)

Nippon Connection 2020- The Daily Highlights (June 11th)

The weather may be starting to clear up, but today is still expected to be fairly cool. All the more reason to make yourself cozy at home and tune in to whichever of our program offers today strike your fancy! The following events can be livestreamed without pre-registration: Origami (11:30 am) Starting today and continuing … Continue reading Nippon Connection 2020- The Daily Highlights (June 11th)

Nippon Connection 2020- The Daily Highlights (June 10th)

With this year's online festival officially underway, today features our first series of livestreamed lectures, performances, and workshops! Here are today's offers. The following events can be livestreamed for free without registration: Lecture: Small Screen, Big Titles (2 pm) This lecture by Jonathan M. Hall examines how subtitles, and text on-screen in general, has changes … Continue reading Nippon Connection 2020- The Daily Highlights (June 10th)

Gastbeitrag: SneakyMonday – Donnerstag, 4 Filme, 2 Meinungen

Erneut haben die Gastblogger von SneakyMonday, Malte Triesch und Helena Barth, unser Festival besucht. Für uns haben sie den Festival-Donnerstag bei Nippon Connection Revue passieren lassen. Malte: Der Donnerstag begann stressig, mit einem (dem ersten) Besuch beim Kinderarzt. Termin um 10:00 Uhr. Danach Filmfrühstück um 11:00 Uhr, auf der Arbeit sagen wir dazu „harter Anschlag“, … Continue reading Gastbeitrag: SneakyMonday – Donnerstag, 4 Filme, 2 Meinungen

Nippon Connection 2019- The Daily Highlights (May 31st)

For those of who who've been held back by work or school thus far, today is the day! It's Friday, which means there is still a full weekend's worth of Nippon to sink yourselves into. Here are some of the special programs we've got planned out for today. Special Events: Remembering Isao Takahata Last year, … Continue reading Nippon Connection 2019- The Daily Highlights (May 31st)

Nippon Connection 2019- The Daily Highlights (May 30th)

The first two days are merely a warm-up compared to Day Three, when Nippon Connection starts to get really busy, especially since today is a holiday. We have a lot of events, programs, and film premieres today, so let's get to it! Special Events: Lecture: Umami and Dashi "Umami," the fifth sense of taste, was … Continue reading Nippon Connection 2019- The Daily Highlights (May 30th)

Nippon Connection 2019- The Daily Highlights (May 29th)

Things start off a bit earlier today; our first film premiere is at 2 o'clock, and we keep rolling from there until late tonight. Here are some of the best events on offer during Day Two of this year's festival.   Special Events: Workshop: Film Sound Recording Emmy-award-winning Foley artist Goro KOYAMA comes all the … Continue reading Nippon Connection 2019- The Daily Highlights (May 29th)

Nippon Connection 2019- The Daily Highlights (May 28th)

Finally, it's that time of year again! Nippon Connection is back! This year marks the 19th year of the festival that is the largest event for Japanese film in the world outside of Japan itself. We've got 6 days, over a hundred films, and dozens upon dozens of cultural and featured events to fill out … Continue reading Nippon Connection 2019- The Daily Highlights (May 28th)