News & Recent Updates
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- 5/23: The JICC, in collaboartion with JETAA and JCAW, is proud to present Live Your Dream: The Taylor Anderson Story. A special Q&A with Taylor's father, Monty's sister, and the director of the film will follow.
- 5/18: Kids World Cinema 2013 - This year, the JICC will partner with the Mexican Cultural Institute to present six short features, including two animated Japanese films!
- 5/14: Japan and Africa: Hand in Hand with a More Dynamic Africa opens at the JICC! The exhibit provides an informative glimpse into Japan's efforts to engage with the developing world, and its many avenues of cooperation with the international community.
- 4/17: The JICC is proud to present the 1967 epic Samurai Rebellion for our April J-Film. Come out and enjoy a classic of Japanese cinema!
- 3/27: Thanks to popular demand, the JICC will be offering a bonus screening of our J-Film, Hana no Ato.
- 3/27: As part of the National Cherry Blossom Festival, the JICC will be holding a demonstration of the Japanese Tea Ceremony! Come experience this cornerstone of Japanese culture.
- 3/23: The National Cherry Blossom Festival has kicked off in the District! Read all about the Opening Ceremony.
- 3/19: Our new exhibit, 2011-2012 Cherry Blossom Photo Winners and Honorable Mentions, is on display at the JICC, now through April 30th
- 3/19: Celebrate cherry blossoms at the JICC's March J-Film, Hana no Ato.
- 3/13: The JICC and the Environmental Film Festival present the Washington, D.C. premiere of Inori, a documentary about the aging population of one remote village with stories that will feel very familiar to any audience.
- 3/1: Come out to the JICC's first Animezing of the year, Oblivion Island, about a girl who follows a strange masked creature to a world of mystery.
- 2/13: February's J-Film is a story of friendship, music, and love, just in time for Valentine's Day. Come see NANA at the JICC!
- 1/31: Bonus screening of our J-Film, Shodo Girls! by Ryuichi Inomata. If you missed it last week, or if you can't wait to see it again, come join us!
- 1/24: Nippon Through My Eyes, a collection of photographs of Japan by American students, is now on display at the JICC. Now until March 12th.
- 1/23: January's J-Film is the entertaining and heartwarming story of a high school calligraphy club and its efforts to help its hometown. Come see Shodo Girls! by Ryuichi Inomata at the JICC!
- 12/31: As a reminder, the JICC will be closed Monday, December 31st through Thursday, January 3rd for the New Year's holiday. We will reopen on Friday, January 4th.
- 12/19: Our latest J-Film, Ending Note: Death of a Japanese Salesman, is a touching documentary by Mami Sunada. Register now!
- 12/07: The JICC is proud to present the 2013 Nengajo Contest! Please visit the site for details and how to enter.
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May 23rd | 6:30pm | JICC Auditorium
The film traces Taylor's life in Japan and the dedication she showed towards her host culture and its people until her life was tragically cut short by the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami on March 11, 2011...
Tuesday, May 14th - Friday, June 7th | JICC
The exhibit provides an informative glimpse into Japan's efforts to engage with the developing world, and its many avenues of cooperation with the international community.
Saturday, May 18th | 11:30am - 1pm | Mexican Cultural Institute
This year, the JICC will partner with the Mexican Cultural Institute to present six short features, including two animated Japanese films! Following the screening, kids will have a chance to try their hand at origami, the Japanese art of folding paper.
Saturday, March 23rd | 5:00pm | Warner Theatre
On the 23rd the National Cherry Blossom Festival kicked off in Washington, D.C....