Kaori Momori

JFFSF Honorary Award 2017 Winner
Kaori Momoi,  Director & Actress

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Sept.10 Sun @ 3:00 PM
Hee US Premiere Screening + Q&A

JFFSF is very proud to announce the appearance of Director and Actor Kaori Momoi at the U.S. Premiere of her film Hee, and at the Award Ceremony to honor her outstanding international achievement in filmmaking.
★Award Ceremony : Sept.9 Sat @2:00PM at J-POP SUMMIT 2017 (Fort Mason Center)

As the leading actor of Japan, Kaori Momoi has appeared in over 60 films, and is the most awarded actress in Japan, including an Academy Award of Japan. She has appeared in Akira Kurosawa’s Kagemusha, Shohei Imamura’s Eejanaika, Takashi Miike’s Sukiyaki Western Django. She stepped into the international spotlight in 2005 with Memoirs of a Geisha, by Rob Marshall, The Sun by Alexander Sokuruv, and AMAYA by Maris Martinsons. In 2006 she made her mark as a director with her first film Faces of a Fig Tree; taking her to 11 international film festivals with 5 awards worldwide. In 2008, she was rewarded the Medal with Purple Ribbon, Japan’s medal of honor awarded by the Emperor to those who have contributed to the arts, academics or sports.

Hee Trailer