Programming

JNA with actress Sakura Ando and interpreter Marie Iida at Asleep Q&A during JAPAN CUTS: Festival of New Japanese Film, July 16, 2015, photo by Mike Nogami

Upcoming & Recent

Programmer, JAPAN CUTS: Festival of New Japanese Film (July 13-23, 2017)
Japan Society, New York.

Programmer, JAPAN CUTS: Festival of New Japanese Film (July 14-24, 2016)
Japan Society, New York. 29 feature films, 41 shorts, 23 guests. Press release.

Programmer, JAPAN CUTS: Festival of New Japanese Film (July 9-19, 2015)
Japan Society, New York. 28 feature films, 29 shorts, 16 guests. Press release.

Programmer, JAPAN CUTS: Festival of New Japanese Film (July 10-20, 2014)
Japan Society, New York. 28 feature films, 8 guests. Press release.

Co-programmer, “On Film” (2012-present)
Rochester’s thematic avant-garde film series.

Video Documentation

2016.7.24: The Actor Q&A moderation with Satoko Yokohama at JAPAN CUTS
2016.7.24: Emi-Abi Q&A moderation with Kensaku Watanabe at JAPAN CUTS
2016.7.22: Being Good Q&A moderation with Mipo O at JAPAN CUTS
2016.7.14: Mohican Comes Home Q&A moderation with Shuichi Okita and Atsuko Maeda at JAPAN CUTS
2016.7.13: JAPAN CUTS 2016 Programmer’s Guide video essay
2015.7.19: Sanchu Uprising: Voices at Dawn Q&A moderation with Juichiro Yamasaki and Hirotaka Kuwahara at JAPAN CUTS
2015.7.18: This Country’s Sky Q&A moderation with Haruhiko Arai, Youki Kudoh, and Akira Morishige at JAPAN CUTS
2015.7.18: Undulant Fever Q&A moderation with Haruhiko Arai at JAPAN CUTS
2015.7.17: The Voice of Water Q&A moderation with Masashi Yamamoto at JAPAN CUTS
2015.7.16: 100 Yen Love award ceremony and Q&A moderation with Sakura Ando at JAPAN CUTS
2015.7.16: Asleep Q&A moderation with Sakura Ando at JAPAN CUTS
2015.7.15: What Are You Afraid Of? Q&A moderation with Hisako Matsui at JAPAN CUTS
2015.7.11: Out of My Hand Q&A moderation with Takeshi Fukunaga, Donari Braxton, and Bishop Blay at JAPAN CUTS
2015.7.10: Round Trip Heart Q&A moderation with Yuki Tanada at JAPAN CUTS
2015.7.9: HIBI ROCK Q&A moderation with Yu Irie at JAPAN CUTS
2015.7.9: JOKER GAME Q&A moderation with Yu Irie at JAPAN CUTS
2015.7.2: JAPAN CUTS 2015 Festival Guide video essay
2014.7.20: The Tale of Iya Q&A  moderation with Tetsuichiro Tsuta at JAPAN CUTS
2014.7.19: Neko Samurai Q&A  moderation with Kazuki Kitamura at JAPAN CUTS
2014.7.19: Man from Reno Q&A moderation with Dave Boyle and Kazuki Kitamura at JAPAN CUTS
2014.7.17: 0.5mm Q&A moderation with Momoko Ando at JAPAN CUTS
2014.7.13: Uzumasa Limelight Q&A moderation with Ken Ochiai, Chihiro Yamamoto, and Ko Mori at JAPAN CUTS
2014.7.10: Video essay on Momoko Ando’s 0.5mm at JAPAN CUTS