Join us for Japanese Film Evening!
Free Japanese films shown at Massey University (SNW100：Sir Neil Waters Lecture Theatre 100) are usually screened on the first Wednesday of the month from 6:30 pm and are preceded by a documentary about Japanese culture from 6:15 pm.
- All films have English subtitles.
- Booking is not necessary.
- Films, dates and times are subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances.
- This event will be held only under NZ Covid-19 Alert Level 1.
Please contact us to confirm details.
We hope that you will enjoy the films and gain a deeper insight into various aspects of Japanese culture.
June film: "Mameshiba "
(Director: Toru Kamei, 2009, 106min. Rating: PG)
A film adaptation of the TV series which depicts the journey of a middle-aged man with a two-month old puppy in search of his mother who has run away from home.
One day Jiro, a 35-year old unemployed male who has never stepped out of his town, runs into Ichiro, a Mameshiba puppy with a red scarf around its neck. Ichiro turns out to be a puppy Jiro's runaway mother had sent for her family to come looking for her.
©2009 "MAMESHIBA" Production Committee
Presented by the Consulate-General of Japan, the University of Auckland, Massey University and the Japan Foundation.