Japanese Animated Films Programme at “K. Suns” Cinema

Japanese Animated Films Programme at “K. Suns” Cinema
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On Saturday, the 2nd of August, a programme of Japanese animated films will be screened at the “K. Suns” cinema. The programme includes several recent animated films as well as black-and-white animated short films made in Japan in the 1930s. This is one of the events in the “Riga 2014” Programme, organised in co-operation with the EU-Japan Fest Japan Committee, that is meant to help the public learn more about the Japanese culture and history.

From 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., Japanese black-and-white animated films will be screened at the cinema. Admission – free of charge.

The second part of the programme will start at 8 p.m. when the public will have the opportunity to see some of the latest Japanese animated films: “Kaze Tachinu” (“The Wind Rises”), “Koto ho no niwa” (“The Garden of Words”) and “Sakasama no Patema” (“Patema Inverted”). Tickets – EUR 4, and EUR 3 for the holders of “UniCon 2014” tickets or invitations. The films will be dubbed in Latvian and with English subtitles.
 
The film programme is part of the second annual “UniCon” convention that will be taking place at the VEF Culture Centre in Riga on the 2nd and 3rd of August. The programme of “UniCon” includes various activities dedicated to the Japanese culture, arts and tabletop games, as well as a couple video and computer game tournaments.
 
“UniCon 2014” is the place where fans of comics, anime, books, movies, cosplay, crafting and many other fun things, meet to celebrate their hobbies, sub cultures or just find out something new to enjoy.
 
The Japanese animated film programme is brought to you by the Japanese Animated Film Festival “JAFF” (Estonia) in co-operation with the association “Jauniešu brīvo interešu biedrība” (Latvia).

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