The Logan Theatre
2646 N Milwaukee
Are any horror fans out there craving a little taste of Halloween? Well, this weekend, our very own Japanese Cultural Center is hosting Horror Fest at The Logan Theatre! Watch classic Japanese horror hits with VIP parties that include talks, drinks with Suntory, partnership with horror-themed coffee shop The Brewed, and a themed photo booth Japanese horror fans would die for.
Ticket options include:
$25 for the night (one night of films without pre-party)
$45 for a night of films and pre-party drinks and fun with Suntory
$80 for the whole weekend of films and parties
Pre-Party includes complimentary Suntory Highballs, and themed cocktails in partnership with The Brewed Coffee, fine art print of poster created by JAF board member and artist Derrick Fields, tickets to the films, Ringu themed photo booth, 1 raffle ticket, talks, and MORE!
DAY 1: Ju-On / Ringu
Hair and Horror
The Horror Fest kicks off with screenings of Ju-On and Ringu, two horror films whose storylines and aesthetics have substantial influence in both Japan and the United States. Between film screenings, there will host a presentation and Q&A facilitated by Anna Duong-Topp, a former researcher of Japanese religions from the University of Chicago. Anna will present on the history of hair and horror in Japan, contextualizing these themes with images of evil from Ju-On and Ringu.
DAY 2: Hausu / Kwaidan
Retro Horror that Shaped the Field
Day two takes us back decades to view some staple films that shaped the image of Japanese horror drawing upon tradition and innovation! Talks explore the importance of these films and their fascinating history!
Don’t miss out on this weekend of horror excitement! It’s going to be so fun, its scary!