(2/19) Free Movie Screening of Inclusion: The Joy of Drumming (Brooklyn)

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Free Movie Screening of Inclusion: The Joy of Drumming
Japanese film (with subtitles)

Join JETAANY and friends as we watch this amazing film over pizza and snacks in the beautiful common space of JET Alum Zi Mei’s new apartment building in Brooklyn

Date: Wednesday 2/19
Time: 7pm
Seats: 15 people max
Cost: Free
Location: 306 Gold Greet, Brooklyn NY
Nearest subway:
Jay Street-Metro Tech – R, A, C, F
Borough Hall – 4, 5

This beautiful documentary follows the Zuihou Taiko drumming team originally from Nagasaki Japan, a mentally disabled professional drumming team that placed 2nd in the Tokyo International Japanese Drumming Competition. It tells the story of their daily lives and what was supposed to be mere rehabilitation and therapy exercise has turned them into a drumming team and earned them the right to live normal lives and feel a part of the community in Colony Unzen.

Please RSVP to Monica president@jetaany.org or on facebook so we know how much food to order.

Directed by Ken’ichi Oguri
Japan, 2011, B.R., 104 min., in Japanese with English subtitles, Documentary
Narration by Masato Hagiwara
Originally shown at the Japan Society in Dec 2012.
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