JFKL October 2021

Asian Literature Project “YOMU”

In the time of COVID-19 pandemic, when the world and our daily lives have drastically changed, what are the thoughts of Asian authors and what are they writing about? The Asian Literature Project “YOMU” (meaning “read”) is now underway, spinning the stories of daily lives of people in Asia—their joys, hardships and resilience—through the eyes of authors in respective countries.

In collaboration with emerging writers in Southeast Asia and India, this project will feature their new literary works in English, Japanese and local languages of their own together with feature stories and reports which illustrate diversity and vigor of reading culture in each country that richly reflects the present state of its society and culture.

The 4 writers from Malaysia joining this project are Nadia Khan, Terence Toh, Li Zi Shu and M. Navin. Stay tuned for the release of their short stories at www.jfkl.org.my

The Weekend Japanese Film Show

©2019 “Brave Father Online – our story of FINAL FANTASY XIV”Project
©Maidy/SQUARE ENIX

Mark your calendars! The season of Japanese film with JFKL is coming with the return of The Weekend Japanese Film Show in Kuala Lumpur and special for this time, we’ll be touring Penang and Johor Bahru as well! For this first round, we’ll be screening one of the most popular title at JFF 2019. Check out the dates and venues below.

Brave Father Online – our story of FINAL FANTASY XIV
(劇場版ファイナルファンタジーXIV 光のお父さん)
d. NOGUCHI Teruo / 野口照夫 115 min / 2019 / U

Schedule:
6 November 2021, 12:00 PM
Kuala Lumpur – GSC NU Sentral

13 November 2021, 12:00 PM
Penang – GSC Gurney Plaza
Johor Bahru – GSC Paradigm Mall JB

Prior booking is required and bookings will start in late October via Eventbrite so make sure to visit our website at www.jfkl.org.my to find out how!

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