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Japanese Film Festival on May 11

The Japan-America Society of Northwest Florida will present a Japanese Film Festival on May 11 from noon to 9pm at the Movies 4 theater in Gulf Breeze. The three movies to be screened at this inaugural event are Yojimbo, Ping Pong and Summer Wars. There will also be food and drink tastings, short video segments about Japan’s recovery since…

Pensacola hosts Florida-Japan Summit

The 9th Annual Florida-Japan Summit is coming to the Hilton Pensacola Beach Gulf Front on June 15. The Summit aims to foster business and cultural ties between Florida and Japan through presentations and networking opportunities. Past programs have been held in Tallahassee, Delray Beach, Miami, Orlando and Jacksonville. Admission to this year’s Summit is free, but…

NAJAS chair to speak at UWF Japan House

Japan-America Society of Northwest Florida presents From Black Ships to a Black President: Images and Reality in US-Japan Relations By Dr. William R. Farrell, Chairman of the National Association of Japan-America Societies (NAJAS) Friday, October 28, 2011 5:30 p.m. University of West Florida International Center (Bldg. 71, Room 136) From the arrival of Commodore Matthew…