Author Archive: All posts by Philbert Lui

Edo 100 Talk III: Vivid Colours in ROM’s Edo 100 Album, Forgotten and Re-Discovered

In conjunction with JFT’s Hiroshige’s Edo Hyaku exhibition. Join us for this special presentation with Dr. TAKESUE Akiko, curator of Japanese Art & Culture at the Royal Ontario Museum. Continue reading →

ROM Connects: When disaster strikes, humour heals: Japanese Earthquake Prints

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KOTATSU: Japanese Films at the Hot Docs Cinema

Welcome back to our annual January film screenings! After a 2+ year absence, we have returned to the Hot Docs Cinema with four distinct Japanese films to keep you warm and out of the cold! Continue reading →

Revisit our Online Talks about Inuit Print Art and Ainu Cinema for September 30

In recognition of the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation on September 30, we invite you to revisit two of our special online talks: ‘Inuit Print Art and Its Early Japanese Influences’ and ‘Reviving Ainu Lost Traditions on Screen: HIMEDA Tadayoshi’s Documentary Films’. You can watch them anytime on the JFT Youtube Channel! Continue reading →

JFT Invites Celebrated Novelist KASHIWABA Sachiko to Toronto!

Join us as we host award-winning author KASHIWABA Sachiko for two very special events in Toronto on Friday, September 23 and Saturday, September 24! Legends and Folklore: Author KASHIWABA Sachiko talk Japanese children’s literature with Rui Umezawa Friday, September 23, … Continue reading →