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09/10/2022 - 11/06/2022
Wilmette, IL & Online

Asian Pop-Up Cinema Season 15 – Japan Cinema Showcase

Time & Location

September 10–November 6, 2022
Wilmette Theater (Wilmette, IL)
Online Screening (only for Struggling Man on Sept 17)


Season 15 screenings will pop up in downtown Chicago and the north suburbs, including Niles and Wilmette; select films will be available for online streaming. The festival’s presentations in theaters during the weekends will feature films by region: China (September 10-16, Claudia Cassidy Theater and online), Japan (September 17 – 23, Wilmette Theater), South Korea (September 24 – October 2, AMC Niles 12), Taiwan (October 22-23, Illinois Institute of Technology), and Hong Kong (October 29 – November 6, FACETS and AMC New City 14).

Among the 31 films screening at the festival, 4 will be shown online 27 films are going to be presented in person. The upcoming festival includes 3 World premieres, 2 International premieres, 10 US premieres, 3 North American premieres, 7 Midwest premieres, and 6 special encores.

For more information visit Asian Pop Cinema website.

Reservation and tickets can be procured here.

This event is supported through the JFNY Grant for Arts & Culture.

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