Movie Night

Picture Bride

A Japanese-American film drama from 1994
17 Apr 2018 7:00 pm | Johann Jacobs Museum

The film depicts in a realistic manner the situation of Japanese laborers on sugar plantations in Hawai’i at the beginning of the 20th century. On occasion of the exhibition A Painting for the Emperor. Japanese Labourers on Sugar Plantations in Hawai’i.

With an introduction by Prof. Dr. Hans Bjarne Thomsen, University of Zurich, Chair for East Asian Art History.

The film is shown in the original language (JP) with English subtitles.
The event is included in the general museum admission ticket.

Title image: Copyright Dennis Stock/Magnum Photos