Murakami's Jellyfish Eyes Film Debut Coming To NYC In June

by Gary Pini

Takashi Murakami's debut film will premiere in eight US cities in May and June. The acclaimed Japanese artist know for his colorful -- and sometimes controversial -- paintings and sculpture makes the leap to the big screen with Jellyfish Eyes, a film that's been described as "a genre-defying adventure set in a post-Fukushima world."  The New York City screening is set for June 1st, via the Film Society of Lincoln Center, with tickets going on sale here on May 15th.  Tickets are available now for screenings in Dallas, Boston, Seattle, Washington and Chicago thru local cultural institutions; and L.A. and San Francisco tickets will be on sale soon. Go here for info regarding screenings in all eight cities.  Meanwhile, check out the trailer.

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