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Japan Cinefest

  • Asia Society Texas Center 1370 Southmore Boulevard Houston, TX, 77004 United States (map)
Monk By Blood (2013)

Monk By Blood (2013)

Japan Cinefest is coming to Houston courtesy of Asia Society Texas Center.

Enjoy short films from emerging Japanese and Japanese American filmmakers who shed light on love and relationships, ethnic-based discrimination, concepts of social acceptance, and a sense of duty to one’s family.

To learn more about Japan Cinefest, visit

Featured short films:

  • Confession Ranking of Girlfriend
    Director Shinichiro Ueda, 2014, 19 minutes
    Japanese with English subtitles
  • Tadaima
    Director Robin Takao D’Oench, 2014, 15 minutes
    Japanese with English subtitles
  • Reflection
    Director Hazuki Aikawa, 2014, 23 minutes
  • Tsuyako
    Director Mitsuyo Miyazaki, 2011, 25 minutes
    Japanese with English subtitles
  • Monk by Blood
    Director Ema Ryan Yamazaki, 2013, 25 minutes
    English and Japanese with English subtitles