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Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival

Far Western

Directed by James Payne

Free / USA / Documentary / 81 mins / English, Japanese with English subtitles / Color / Digital

Far Western

Fleisher Art Memorial
November 16, 2017 7:45 pm

Description

Far Western is a music-fueled, character-driven documentary film about Japan’s history and obsession with American country music. Seventy years after the US occupation of Japan, a devoted group of Japanese musicians pursues their passion for American country and bluegrass music in honky-tonks from Tokyo to Nashville.

The film screening will be followed by a live performance from the Filipino American father-son bluegrass duo Rick and Chris Marcera and short reception to kick off the Closing Weekend of PAAFF.

Dates & Times

Far Western

Fleisher Art Memorial
November 16, 2017 7:45 pm

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