In and around New York between February 27 and March 1st treat yourself to a week-end of Independent Japanese Films at the Japan Society in New York.
The program titled Shinjuku Ecstasy (Independent Films from the Art Theatre Guild of Japan) started on February 18 and ends on March 1st so it's your last chance to catch it (picture below from 'A Man Vanishes').
On the program this week-end are:
Fri., Feb. 27
7:30 pm This Transient Life
The program notes give some context as to the creation of these movies:
Was it like Japan 'Nouvelle Vague'?
Celluloid Heroes for Tokyo Thursdays # 77