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10.29.2010

caam presents outdoor cinema at japantown peace plaza


Good times! For all you film fans in San Francisco... The Center for Asian American Media and the Japan Center Mall have partnered to bring you a very special series of free events in Japantown Peace Plaza to include four film screenings and two karaoke contests, from October 2010 - January 2011. Here's some more information:

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2010 | 7:00 PM

Don't forget to wear your Halloween costume! A costume contest will precede the screening and the winner of the contest will win a special prize!

DEATH NOTE
Japan 2006 | 126 minutes
Directed by Shusuke Kaneko

A battle between the world’s 2 greatest minds begin when Light Yagami finds the Death Note, a notebook with the power to kill, and decides to rid the world of criminals.
FREE FOR EVERYONE!

Peace Plaza in Japantown
Post Street at Buchanan Street
San Francisco, CA

Early arrival highly suggested. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.
And mark your calendars for future free screenings at Japantown Peace Plaza:
RAB NE BANA DI JODI
Saturday, November 13, 2010 | 7:00 PM
In this Bollywood Classic a middle-aged man who lost his love for live rediscovers it by assuming a new identity in order to rekindle the romantic spark in his marriage.

TOKYO GODFATHERS
Saturday, December 11, 2010 | 7:00 PM
Christmas in Tokyo, Japan. Three homeless friends: a young girl, a transvestite, and a middle-aged bum. While foraging through some trash, they find an abandoned newborn. Hana, the transvestite with delusions of being a mother, convinces the others to keep it overnight. The next day, using a key found with the baby, they start tracking down the parents, with many adventures along the way.

SHAOLIN SOCCER
Saturday, January 15, 2011 | 7:00 PM
A young Shaolin follower reunites with his discouraged brothers to form a soccer team using their martial art skills to their advantage.
Outdoor screenings in the winter? Yes. The Center for Asian American Media is crazy enough to do it. Just make sure you bundle up, bring a blanket, and snuggle up close to your friends. Fun movies, good times.