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JSNO Cinema Series Screening: "The Burmese Harp”

  • Tue, April 27, 2021
  • 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
  • JSNO Discord

JSNO’s Cinema Series will be screening "The Burmese Harp”! The famous, Academy Award Nominated, “The Burmese Harp” will be shown on April 27th on JSNO’s discord server. 

Link to the JSNO Discord server: https://discord.gg/tBtmSWe

We will be showing the movie for free, and we will also be hosting a chat channel while the movie is being played. After the movie is over, people will be able to stick around to discuss the movie if they wish.

We hope you join us!

Movie Summary: 

When a Japanese platoon surrenders to British forces in Burma in 1943, the platoon's harp player, Mizushima (Shôji Yasui), is selected from the prisoners of war to deliver a request for surrender to a Japanese regiment holed up on a mountain. Mizushima fails to convince the soldiers to accept defeat, and a last stand commences. Traumatized by the bloodshed of his fellow countrymen, Mizushima disguises himself as a Buddhist monk and begins a journey toward peace of mind amid the chaos.


Release date: April 28, 1967 (USA)

Director: Kon Ichikawa

(Received a 98% on Rotten Tomatoes/8.1 of 10 on IMDb)

Here is a link to watch the trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lcT0OvfjFVk

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