(Screenshot courtesy of the “Tokyo Stories” trailer)
(Screenshot courtesy of the “Tokyo Stories” trailer)

WHO/WHAT: View 400 years of Tokyo art with “Tokyo Stories,” a 90-minute film detailing one of the world’s greatest art capitals, from delicate woodblock prints to pop art posters, contemporary photography, manga, film and street art. The film is based on a major exhibition at the Ashmolean in Oxford and reveals how undergoing constant destruction and renewal over Tōkyō’s 400-year history has resulted in vibrant and interesting art. Stephen Salel, Honolulu Museum of Art’s curator of Japanese art will introduce the film on Friday, Aug. 18. To view the film’s trailer, please visit youtube.com/@ExhibitiononScreen/videos and click on “Official Trailer Tokyo Stories (2020).”

WHEN/WHERE: Friday, Aug. 18, 7 p.m. and Friday, Aug. 25 at 2 p.m. Doris Duke Theatre, 900 S. Beretania St.

TICKETS: $12 members; $15 general admission.


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