Nippon Connection 2022- The Daily Highlights (May 29th)

*Title picture from special premiere, Unlock Your Heart* Given all that's happened the past two years, we are all the more grateful to all those who have turned out this year for the festival's return to help make it one truly worth remembering. Thank you, thank you, thank you! And now, we have one day … Continue reading Nippon Connection 2022- The Daily Highlights (May 29th)

Nippon Connection 2022- The Daily Highlights (May 28th)

*Title picture from special premiere, Unlock Your Heart* It's getting a bit cooler today, so this just might be the perfect time to come indoors and check out what is on offer for the festival's biggest day. Special Events/Workshops: Dream Job Mangaka?! Two manga artists, Christina Plaka and Katharina Sato, will offer insights into their … Continue reading Nippon Connection 2022- The Daily Highlights (May 28th)

Nippon Connection 2022- The Daily Highlights (May 27th)

Thank God it's Friday. Thank God for Nippon Connection. Hell, thank God for both! It's been a lot of glorious and not too hot late Spring weather so far and today looks to be much of the same. So come on out and join us! Workshops/Special Events: Lecture: Explore Shizuoka The view of Mt. Fuji … Continue reading Nippon Connection 2022- The Daily Highlights (May 27th)

Nippon Connection 2022- The Daily Highlights (May 26th)

With a holiday now upon us, I bet you all have much more time on your hands to come enjoy the festival. As such, starting today we have a lot more stuff on offer. Special Events/Workshops: Lecture: Japanese Toys Through The Ages This free lecture by Dr. Victoria von Asschenfeldt will provide a look into … Continue reading Nippon Connection 2022- The Daily Highlights (May 26th)

Nippon Culture: Kleiner Kompass für das Rahmenprogramm

Workshops, Vorträge, Podiumsdiskussionen, Ausstellungen - jedes Jahr bietet das Nippon Connection Filmfestival seinen Besucher*innen zusätzlich zu dem breit aufgestellten Filmprogramm auch ein vielseitiges Rahmenprogramm zum Eintauchen in die verschiedensten Aspekte japanischer Kultur. Bei der 22. Ausgabe des Festivals darf man sich auf rund 60 Kulturveranstaltungen freuen! Um bei so vielen Events nicht den Überblick zu … Continue reading Nippon Culture: Kleiner Kompass für das Rahmenprogramm

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 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 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 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)