DUNWOODY, Ga. — Georgia State University’s Perimeter College is partnering with the Consulate-General of Japan in Atlanta for a two-week film festival on the Dunwoody Campus. The films are free and hosted by the student Japan Club.
All films will be shown in the Dunwoody Auditorium, NC-1100, and begin at 4 p.m.
The Dunwoody Campus is at 2101 Womack, Road, Dunwoody, Ga.
The following is the film schedule:
- Monday, March 27: “Departures,” an Academy Award winning foreign language film about an unemployed cellist who answers a job ad thinking it is a travel agency, only to discover that it is for a job as a funeral professional who prepares deceased bodies for burial.
- Thursday, March 29: “Kampai! For the Love of Sake,” a 2015 Culinary Cinema documentary about the journey of this drink from rice paddy to breweries around the globe.
- Saturday, March 31: “Sweet Bean,” a 2015 Cannes Film Festival drama about the manager of a pancake stall who finds himself confronted with an odd but sympathetic elderly woman looking for work.
- Monday, April 2: “Thermae Romae,” a 2012 Toronto International Film Festival comedy about an ancient Roman architect who accidentally slips through time to a modern-day public bathhouse in Japan.
- Wednesday, April 4: “Nobody to Watch Over Me,” a thriller focusing on a 15-year-old girl forced into police protection with a dedicated, yet conflicted, detective to escape the Japanese media frenzy after her brother is arrested.