Day: June 20, 2017

Chihayafuru: Kami no Ku, Part 1 movie poster, Robot Communications, 2016

Poetry Becomes Her in Chihayafuru: Kami no Ku

Chihayafuru: Kami no Ku (Part 1) Director: Norihiro Koizumi Original screenplay: Yuki Suetsugu (manga), Norihiro Koizumi (screenplay) Cast: Suzu Hirose, Shuhei Nomura, Mackenyu, Mone Kamishiraishi North American premiere: June 10, 2017 (Canada) 花さそふ (It entices the flowers—) あらしの庭の (the storm—but through the garden’s white) 雪ならで (it is not snow) ふりゆくものは (and what it is that’s scattering) わが身なりけり…

Activists Taking Wonder Woman Into Our Own Hands: Join us for #PopPoliticsChat on Wednesday

When we announced the #PopPoliticsChat series of Twitter conversations we knew the Wonder Woman movie needed to be one of our online discussion topics. #PopPoliticsChat was developed by the Cultural Pulse project to connect fan communities and nonprofit organizations and explore how storytelling and fan communities can influence activism and community engagement.  Wonder Woman was…