*White Moon.* 1993. Japan. Directed by Naomi Kawase. Courtesy of Kumie Inc.

Program 81 min.

White Moon. 1993. Japan. Directed by Naomi Kawase. In Japanese; English subtitles. 55 min.

On a typical day in Nara, a young man named Taichi has breakfast before going to work as a security guard. At night he visits a local bar and meets Midori, a beautiful girl. Every day he goes to work and everything is the same; after meeting Midori, things begin to shift, until an incomprehensible event takes place.

Lies. 2015. Japan. Directed by Naomi Kawase. In Japanese; English subtitles. 22 min.

“This is the story about the life and artistic views of a designer through an interview that’s replete with poetic dialogue” (Kumie Inc.).

Respect. 2016. Japan. Directed by Naomi Kawase. In Japanese; English subtitles. 4 min.

Two men and a woman are having a conversation. One cannot see, one cannot hear, and one cannot speak. The film questions what it is that they need to understand from each other” (Kumie, Inc.).

  1. Thursday, July 7, 2016,
    4:00 p.m.

    The Museum of Modern Art, Floor T2, Theater 2
  2. Tuesday, June 28, 2016,
    4:30 p.m.

    The Museum of Modern Art, Floor T1, Theater 1
This film accompanies Naomi Kawase.