News Satoshi Kon's Paprika to Run in D.C. on Wednesday
posted on 2010-09-29 03:55 EDT by Jacob Browning
The Japan Information and Culture Center and Asia Society will host a screening of Paprika in the Embassy of Japan's auditorium in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. The event will be a tribute to the late director Satoshi Kon. After the movie, a discussion will be held on Kon's works and his influence in Japanese pop culture. The discussion will be lead by Tom Vick who is the film programmer for the Freer and Sackler Galleries of the Smithsonian Institution and author of Asian Cinema: A Field Guide.
Paprika involves the theft of a machine that can enter people's dreams. With the thief having the potential to cause serious psychological damage, Dr. Atsuko Chiba enters the dream world to stop the culprit.