Global Film Series - After the Storm (2016)

Monday, November 9, 2020 - Friday, November 13, 2020

This event already happened.
View upcoming events
Movie poster

When

Monday, November 9, 2020 - Friday, November 13, 2020
Add to calendar 11/09/2020 01:00 11/13/2020 23:30 Global Film Series - After the Storm (2016)

Dwelling on his past glory as a prize-winning author, Ryota (Hiroshi Abe) wastes the money he makes as a private detective on gambling and can barely pay child support. After the death of his father, his aging mother (Kirin Kiki) and beautiful ex-wife (Yoko Make) seem to be moving on with their lives. Renewing contact with his initially distrusting family, Ryota struggles to take back control of his existence and to find a lasting place in the life of his young son (Taiyo Yoshizawa) - until a stormy summer night offers them a chance to truly bond again.

Language: Japanese (English Subtitles)
Runtime: 118 minutes, NR

This film is part of the Global Film Series, a collaboration between the NC State University Libraries and the Office of Global Engagement. This film is co-presented with NC State's Japan Center. 

Pre-registration is required here, and registrants will be send a link to the streaming film to be viewed between November 9-13. There will also be additional virtual programming related to Japanese language and culture during this week.

Where

Virtual

About This Event

Dwelling on his past glory as a prize-winning author, Ryota (Hiroshi Abe) wastes the money he makes as a private detective on gambling and can barely pay child support. After the death of his father, his aging mother (Kirin Kiki) and beautiful ex-wife (Yoko Make) seem to be moving on with their lives. Renewing contact with his initially distrusting family, Ryota struggles to take back control of his existence and to find a lasting place in the life of his young son (Taiyo Yoshizawa) - until a stormy summer night offers them a chance to truly bond again.

Language: Japanese (English Subtitles)
Runtime: 118 minutes, NR

This film is part of the Global Film Series, a collaboration between the NC State University Libraries and the Office of Global Engagement. This film is co-presented with NC State's Japan Center. 

Pre-registration is required here, and registrants will be send a link to the streaming film to be viewed between November 9-13. There will also be additional virtual programming related to Japanese language and culture during this week.

Contact Information

Marian Fragola
919-513-3481

Admission

Free and open to the public. Registration is required.

Accessibility

If you require a disability-related accommodation to participate in this event, such as live captioning, please contact Marian Fragola at marian_fragola@ncsu.edu or 919-513-3481 to arrange services. Early requests are strongly encouraged to allow sufficient time to meet your access needs​.