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333 E. 47th St. New York, NY 10017 | East 40s | 212-832-1155

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Gallery hours: Tue-Thu 11am-6pm; Fri 11am-9pm; Sat & Sun11am-5pm Located at the Japan Society, the theater screens new, rare, and classic Japanese films.


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