Tag: The Birth of Saké

The Birth of Saké: I’ll Drink To That!

The press release for POV’s The Birth of Saké begins, ‘There’s a lot more to saké—the legendary Japanese rice wine—than most drinkers realize. The best bottles embody a 2,000-year tradition that is painstaking, precise, incredibly labor-intensive and increasingly rare. Its creation is a cross between producing great art and raising “an unruly child.”’ That statement […]

2015 Japan Film Festival of San Francisco Expands Programming – Includes Oscar® Nominee and Studio Ghibli’s Latest Film!

The 2015 Japan Film Festival of San Francisco is adding 16 acclaimed films to its programming – including Best Animated Feature Oscar-nominee The Tale of Princess Kaguya and Studio Ghibli’s latest film, When Marnie Was There (Pictured). Other films of special note include Hayao Miyazaki’s The Wind Rises, and The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness – […]