JFKL July 2015

Sharing Session by Hassan Muthalib

Award-winning fi lm director and historian Hassan Muthalib will share and discuss experiences from his participation in the Japan Foundation Asia Center’s Short Term Invitation Programme for Cultural Leaders. The programme aims to provide individuals – prominent in various cultural and social fi elds or a leader of special importance in Asia – exposure to Japanese culture in a bid to enhance awareness and understanding of the country. For two weeks in April, Hassan embarked on a whirlwind tour of fi lm studios, fi lming locations, museums and universities. Along the way, he met many fi lm and animation academia as well as his idol, director Yoji Yamada of “Tora-san” fame. He also spoke at the Malaysia Film Week held in Tokyo, sharing the stage with compatriots Orked Ahmad, Pete Teo, Sharifah Amani, Sharifah Aleysha and Ng Soon Cheong.

W i t h M r. A n d o , t h e pr e s i d e n t o f J a p a nFoundation, in front of TOHO Studios.

With Mr.Ando , the president of Japan Foundation, in front of TOHO Studios.

With director Yoji Yamada.

With director Yoji Yamada.

Shibamata, Tora-san's hometown.

Shibamata, Tora-san’s hometown.

Dates: 28th July 2015
Time: 8pm
Venue: Auditorium, Content Malaysia Pitching Centre Unit G09 & G10, Platinum Sentral, Jalan Stesen Sentral, 50470 KL
Admission: Free

The date and venue may change due to unforeseen circumstances.

For more information, please contact the Japan Foundation Kuala Lumpur.
Phone : 03-2284 6228
E-mail : jpcc@jfkl.org.my
Website : http://www.jfkl.org.my

The Japan Foundation, Kuala Lumpur
18th Floor, Northpoint, Block B, Mid-Valley City, No.1, Medan Syed Putra, 59200 KL
Monday to Friday 8:30am-4:30pm