East Meets West[ern] at the Loew’s Jersey Theatre
JERSEY CITY, NJ — May is officially national Asian/Pacific-American Heritage Month – and the Landmark Loew’s Jersey Theatre has all kinds of extra goodies in store for its movie patrons.
May 11-12 East Meets West[ern] Film Series: Foreign Films and Their American Remakes
Fri: The Good, The Bad and the Ugly (1966) (based on Kurosawa’s Yojimbo
Sat: The Seven Samurai (1954) – The Magnificent Seven(1960)
The Friends of the Loew’s has partnered with the Japan Society for a unique presentation of cinema combined with educational outreach featuring live performances, demonstrations and film discussions. Japan Society members can even receive special reduced admission ($4.00 per show) by presenting their membership cards at the ticket desk.
These two non-profit organizations are combining their specialized skills and resources through creative collaboration, programming and outreach to create a powerful presence, build public awareness and reach new and diverse audiences.
FOTL has posted the series' print flyer of events(bilingual in English and Japanese!) on their Web site for everyone’s convenience. View it here [in PDF format – Adobe Acrobat Reader required].
The Jersey Theatre is conveniently located across from the Journal Square Transportation Center, allowing for easy travel to and from New York City via PATH train.
Discounted parking (half-price) will be available for theatre guests (holding special vouchers) at the Square Ramp parking garage located directly behind the theatre building at the end of Magnolia Avenue (to receive special rate, voucher must be presented to cashier along with parking receipt for validation upon exiting the garage). Vouchers are available inside the theatre before and after each show look for them at the information tables, concessions stands or ticket desk, or ask any staff member for them.
Garage is park and lock service only (no valet). Handicapped parking is available (by permit only), and both garage and theatre building are wheelchair-accessible.