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Films-Glimpses into the mysterious worlds of the Geisha & Ninja

Hosted by the Consul of the London Arts & Events Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Sat 04 Aug 15:30 - 19:30

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*** NOTE: After 17:00 on Friday August 3rd host (Trudy) only available by phone regarding tickets/waiting list updates etc...
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Documentary Films with Introduction by The Japan Foundation

Event: Saturday August 4th Protected content to 19:30

1st Film
A Tale of Love & Honour: Life in Gion
Dir. Maki Kubochi, Protected content , 49min

Reality view into the mysterious world of the Geisha. It is a documentary about an experienced Geisha who hands over the running of operations to her daughter.

Take a peek into the distinct district of Gion in Kyoto and witness the proud and wistful stories of people belonging to this secret world in this fascinating documentary from NHK WORLD-JAPAN.

2nd Film
Living Ninja Legend Masaaki Hatsumi
Dir. Fuyuhiko Nishi, Protected content , 41 min

Reality view into the mysterious world of the Ninja.
It is a documentary about an 84 year old Ninja who is the head of the Protected content old Ninja School. His teachings are received by Protected content followers worldwide.

Masaaki Hatsumi, is a living ninja in modern times. What is the essence of his astonishing art? This documentary investigates the hidden power of this ninja master.

About Tickets
There are 6 tickets available for this fully booked film event - it is a free event ... for a ticket message me via InterNations make sure to include your phone number and I will call you to confirm your ticket.

Waiting List
To be on the waiting list – suggest 2 ways

(1) put your name on the waiting list in the comment section of this posting with a phone number and I will call you if a ticket becomes available.

(2) go onto the ticket link below and add your email address to the waiting list and if a ticket becomes available a Japan Foundation representative will contact you.

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Itinerary

15: Protected content at the Japan Centre
pre film for Japanese food, drinks and if you fancy some shopping

Japan Centre is located Protected content Panton St, London SW1Y 4EA

Japan Centre is flagship site and food hall - made to order Japanese food and offering imported Japanese edibles, cookware, beauty products, manga comics and more.

16:30 Leave the Japan Centre to walk to the film venue
(it is about a 15 minute walk)
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Richmond Mews (via Richmond Buildings) London W1D 3DH

17:15 First film starts after introduction from The Japanese Foundation

19: Protected content + post film refreshment local coffee shop/eatery