BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.3847@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20120712T000000Z DTEND:20120728T000000Z DESCRIPTION:The Japan Society's annual program devoted to new Japanese film returns with an exciting lineup\, including copresentations with the New York Asian Film Festival.\n\n&quot\;North America's premiere showcase for Japanese film&quot\; (<em>Firefox News</em> )\, <em>JAPAN CUTS</em> is an inimitable platform for contemporary Japanese cinema\, showing the dive rsity and vitality of one of the most exciting world cinemas\, and rangi ng from refined\, high-concept art house titles to popular and grindhous e genre movies. In its sixth consecutive year\, <em>JAPAN CUTS 2012</em> includes close to 40 titles screening from July 12 to 28\, with 12 co-pr esentations with the New York Asian Film Festival (NYAFF\, 11th edition) \, with which it forms a winning summer fest combination that shows 100 films annually.&nbsp\; As its centerpiece\, this year&rsquo\;s edition of the festival will highlight the career of living Japanese film legend Koj i Yakusho<a href="http://www.japansociety.org/page/programs/film/japan_cut s_2012/focus-on-koji-yakusho"><strong></strong> </a> .\n\nFor more informa tion\, go to: http://www.japansociety.org/page/programs/film/japan_cuts_20 12 SUMMARY:Japan Cuts 2012 URL:/en/events/2012/07/12/japan-cuts-2012/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR