Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Force Takashi Miike to Cancel US Appearance

Dread Central recently showcased The Film Society of Lincoln Center’s upcoming program Shinjuku Outlaw: 13 Films By Takashi Miike here. The visionary director was slated to make a rare US appearance at the festival to introduce a few of his films as well as conduct a Q&A.

miike - Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Force Takashi Miike to Cancel US AppearanceSadly, due to the recent events in Japan, Miike has had to decline traveling and will be unable to attend the screenings. However, the program will go on as scheduled and remains a rare chance for people to see some of Miike’s impressive work on the big screen.

Once again, here’s a rundown of what’s playing at the festival:

Wednesday, March 16
9:30 Audition

Thursday, March 17
2:15 The City of Lost Souls
4:30 Shinjuku Triad Society
7:00 13 Assassins
10:00 Fudoh: The New Generation

Friday, March 18
1:00 Ley Lines
3:15 Izo
6:00 The Bird People In China
8:40 Ichi The Killer

Saturday, March 19
6:15 The City of Lost Souls
8:30 Agitator

Sunday, March 20
2:00 The Great Yokai War
4:30 Shangri-La
6:45 Ley Lines
8:50 Crows Zero II

We here at Dread Central extend our best wishes to the people of Japan.

Nihonjinni kokoro yori okuyami moushiagemasu.

The Film Society of Lincoln Center is located at 165 West 65th Street, New York, NY 10023.

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