FESTIVAL DER SCHATTEN – Noch bis zum 30. Juni kostenfrei streamen!

Bis zum 30. Juni 2021 haben Sie noch die Möglichkeit, die Dokumentation FESTIVAL DER SCHATTEN von Taku OSHIMA kostenfrei im Rahmen des Programms des Nippon Connection Filmfestivals 2021 online zu sehen. Dabei begleiten Sie die Handschattentheater Gruppe KAKASHIZA aus Yokohama auf ihrer Japantournee anlässlich ihres 60. Jubiläums.  Die 1952 gegründete Theatergruppe tritt in Japan sowie … Continue reading FESTIVAL DER SCHATTEN – Noch bis zum 30. Juni kostenfrei streamen!

Nippon Connection 2021- The Daily Highlights (June 6th)

It's always a shame when Nippon Connection comes to its end each year, but never fear! There are still a few events left for you to enjoy! Events/Workshops: Japanese for Kids (11:30 a.m.) Perfect for children over the age of 8, this beginner's course will offer a few basics for young viewers looking to get … Continue reading Nippon Connection 2021- The Daily Highlights (June 6th)

Nippon Connection 2021- The Daily Highlights (June 5th)

It's the next to last day, so make sure you get your festival experience in now! The weather is expected to be a bit on and off, so today is the perfect day to snuggle up at home and get your Nippon Connection fix. Here are today's highlights: Events/Workshops: Soundscape Okinawa (12:30 p.m.) This presentation … Continue reading Nippon Connection 2021- The Daily Highlights (June 5th)

Nippon Connection 2021- The Daily Highlights (June 4th)

It's the weekend at last, and Nippon Connection is still going strong! In addition to our amazing and carefully selected film program, here are the cultural highlights for today. Events/Workshops: From The Life of a Translator (1 p.m.) A group of professional translators discuss their experiences and views of what and how expectation meets reality … Continue reading Nippon Connection 2021- The Daily Highlights (June 4th)

Nippon Connection 2021- The Daily Highlights (June 3rd)

Welcome to the third day of this year's online festival! Here are today's highlights. Events/Presentations/Workshops: Japanese Characters for Beginners (12 p.m.) This ticketed workshop will offer an introduction to how to write some of the many Kanji characters in the Japanese language, considered by many to be the most difficult part of written Japanese to … Continue reading Nippon Connection 2021- The Daily Highlights (June 3rd)

Nippon Connection 2021- The Daily Highlights (June 2nd)

We hope you all tuned in last night for this year's Opening Ceremony! The digital events continue today with both cultural events and several film talks with some of our featured directors! Events/Workshops: Japanese Cinema- A Book Presentation from Kayo Adachi-Rabe In this free presentation, the author will discuss the history and milestones of Japanese … Continue reading Nippon Connection 2021- The Daily Highlights (June 2nd)

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)