I ♥ Japan

Friday Night, October 19, 2012
At AMC Village 7, New York, NY

Doors open at 7:00pm

Featuring tebasaki, takoyaki, ramen, and more.

Benefiting The Food Bank For NYC and The Japan Earthquake Relief Fund.

Tickets: $75 / VIP $95

Early event details below.  More information to be added.


The Films

  • New York Cooks for Tohoku Dir. Anne Madden, World Premiere. In the aftermath of the Tsunami, Chef Daniel Boulud leads New York Chefs David Bouley, Bill Telepan, Francois Payard, Floyd Cardoz, Tadashi Ono, Michael Romano and Craig Koketsu on a goodwill mission to northeastern Japan to prepare an incredible meal for 2500 evacuees.
  • Ramen Dreams Dir. Michael McAteer, 7:30 minutes, World Premiere. One man…leaves it all behind…to follow his Dream… RAMEN! Ramen freak and blogger Keizo Shimamoto follows his “Ramen dream” to a small noodle shop in Tokyo.
  • Tako NY Dir. Kris Brearton, 10 minutes, World Premiere. The Osaka, Japan street food Takoyaki in New York
  • Sushi: Handcrafted Happiness Dir. Seonghye Kim, Jun Ogura, 50 seconds, World Premiere. What a beautiful food sushi is…
  • Kasadela Izakaya: The House That Chicken Wings Built Dir. Liza de Mosquito Guia, 4:42 minutes, U.S. Premiere. Meet Azuki Yamashita, the owner of Kasadela Izakaya in New York City’s East Village, the place to go for an “Addicting” platter of Tebasaki, a very specific style of umami-infused Japanese fried chicken wings.

The Foods

         

 

 

Watch the trailer for Sushi: Handcrafted Happiness…

Festival Director George Motz * Executive Producer Seth Unger * Festival Mixologist Allen Katz
This event will take place at:
AMC Village 7
66 Third Avenue
New York, NY 10003
Note: Details are subject to change without notice.
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