Third Thursday Film Series - "Always-Sunset on Third Street-3"

Washington, DC

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The November film screening of the SIS film series, 3rd Thursdays, will take place on November 21st, at 6:15 p.m. The screening will be held in the Abramson Family Founders Room at the School of International Service. The film will start at 6:30 pm after a brief reception. This new series fosters global understanding through an engaging lineup of documentary films provided by Washington, D.C. embassies.

Chef Geoff's, a local New Mexico Avenue bistro a few doors down from SIS, is offering a complimentary glass of wine or dessert to 3rd Thursday film goers. Chef Geoff's is just a five minute walk from the university.

SIS will screen a film from the Embassy of Japan titled,

Always-Sunset on Third Street-3.”

The year is 1964. With Tokyo preparing to host the Olympics, buildings and highways are being constructed at a feverish pace, and excitement fills the air. Amidst all the change and commotion, the people of Third Street continue to carry on with their lives, as colorful and vibrant as ever.

Ryunosuke Chagawa continues to write his serial as the lead writer on the Adventure Boys Book magazine and manage his candy shop that has been renovated to include a small restaurant, which Hiromi runs. Hiromi is pregnant and the family prepares to welcome a new addition to their household.

One day, Hiromi discovers a telegram that Chagawa had hidden. Who sent this telegram? And what future awaits the people of Third Street?

See the 3rd Thursday webpage for updates.

The monthly screenings are free and open to the public, but an RSVP is required. Parking is available in the garage beneath the School of International Service building located at the intersection of Nebraska and New Mexico Avenues, NW.

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