With Dada Chen at NYAFF 2013

With Dada Chen at NYAFF 2013
With Dada Chen at NYAFF 2013

Monday, December 18, 2017

"Directing Godzilla: The Life of Filmmaker Ishiro Honda" a talk by Steve Ryfle on February 21, 2018

Japan Society NY
presents
Photo Courtesy of Honda Film, INc.
Directing Godzilla: The Life of Filmmaker Ishiro Honda
A talk by Steve Ryfle
When: Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at 6:30 PM
Where: Japan Society NY
333 East 47th Street, NYC
Tickets: $14/$11 Japan Society members, seniors & students 

Godzilla, Mothra, The Mysterians — Japan’s most celebrated monster movies and sci-fi classics were brought to the screen by filmmaker Ishiro Honda. A long-overlooked talent, Honda is now considered one of the most influential directors of Japanese cinematic history, wowing audiences with fantastical special effects while expressing the anxieties of Japan’s postwar reality.

At this talk, Steve Ryfle, noted scholar of Japanese science fiction cinema and author of Ishiro Honda: A Life in Film, From Godzilla to Kurosawa, draws back the curtain on the man behind the monsters. Followed by a book signing reception.

Special Offer: Save $2 on the "Directing Godzilla: The Life of Filmmaker Ishiro Honda" talk, with your ticket purchase to the Godzilla film screening on February 2. To redeem, add both tickets to your cart and the discount will automatically be deducted. (No code necessary.)

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