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Sacramento Japanese Film Festival

Sacramento Japanese United Methodist Church

6929 Franklin Blvd.

Sacramento, CA 95823


11th Annual

July 17-19, 2015 •  Crest Theatre

1013 K Street •  Sacramento


You are visitor:

Thank you for giving Where Your Heart Is!

We thank our 49 donors who contributed $8,181 to the 2015 BIG DAY OF GIVING. Domo Arigato! (Thank you in Japanese)

Wakamatsu/Gold Hill Walk and Tour - American River Conservancy

Various Dates and Times

A historic tour led by American River Nature Center Docents. Includes springs, streams, wetlands, live oak forest, and the site of the 1869 Watamatsu Tea & Silk Farm. Space is limited. For reservations, call American River Nature Center, (530) 621 - 1124, or email julie@arconservancy.org.

See website for details:  Wakamatsu


200 Larkin St.

San Francisco


Visit their website for times:  Asian Art Museum

Visit the museum’s collection galleries that feature more than 2,000 artworks from all major cultures of Asia

Museum Hours:  

Tues–Sun:  10 AM–5 PM

Thursday:   10 AM–9 PM

Monday:  Closed

Phone: 415-581-3500

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Japanese Art, Culture, and Events in the Sacramento Valley & Beyond

2015 Films

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Like Father Like Son

II Was Born But…

The Tale of the Princess Kaguya


Friday, July 17, 2015

7:30 PM


Join us for the book, card,  and craft boutique.  Doors open at 6:30 PM

First 200 people get a goodie bag.

For dates and times of all films,

click on the link:

2015 Festival Schedule

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Hafu, The Mixed Race Experience in Japan


Pecoross’ Mother

and Her Days

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Under the Blood Red Sun


Sunday, July 19, 2015

Producer/filmmaker Dana Satler Hankins and veteran actor/star Chris Tashima  will be at the Crest on Sunday afternoon, July 19th for Under The Blood Red Sun.   Dana and Chris will be in the Crest lobby before the screening and will be on the Crest Stage to talk about their film.

Please come join us!

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Capital Public Radio


Chris Tashima, star of Under the Blood Red Sun, and Barbara Kado, Chairperson for the Sacramento Japanese Film Festival was interviewed by Beth Ruyak on Insight With Beth Ruyak on Friday, July 17, 2015.  

If you missed it, you can listen to the recorded interview:  INSIGHT

Sacramento Japanese Film Festival Breaks the

Attendance Record

2,581 persons came to the 2015 Sacramento Japanese Film Festival to what some of you said was the best film lineup ever. Keep in touch and onward to Sacramento Japanese Film Festival 2016!


Dōmo Arigatō Gozaimasu (Big Time Thank You in Japanese)

The Sacramento Japanese Film Festival Committee

Check out the 2015 Sacramento Japanese Film Festival Photo Gallery!