A Japanese film festival starts Saturday, Feb. 14 at the Woodruff Arts Center, 1280 Peachtree St. and will continue each Saturday for the remainder of the month.
The festival is sponsored by the Consulate General of Japan and the High Museum of Art.
Screenings start at 8 p.m. Tickets are $7 general admission, $6 for students and seniors and can be purchased in advance at www.high.org, at the Woodruff Center box office or by calling (404(-733-5000.
Films are in Japanese, with English subtitles.
On Feb. 14, the film is “Train Man,” a comedy based on a true story about a 22-year-old computer geek who rescues a woman on a subway from a drunken man harassing her.
The Feb. 21 feature will be “Hula Girls” about a coal-mining town that tries to transform itself into a Hawaiian-themed spa.
The final film in the series, on Feb. 28 is “Nobody Knows,” a story of four children aged 4-12 who are abandoned by their mother in a Tokyo apartment.
For more information contact Jessica Cork at the Consulate General of Japan in Atlanta at (404)-926-3020 or e-mail email@example.com .