Ta2Mi Tour UK 2019 - KanZeOn and the Hip Hop Monk
  • Jill Craigie Cinema, Roland Levinsky Building

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KanZeOn. The film that the British Council has as “unorthodox but utterly magical.” Co-directed by Neil Cantwell, it explores the role music plays in Japan and Buddhist ritual and philosophy in a meditation of sight and sound.'

Featuring as part of the Ta2Mi UK Tour, this special screening of KanZeOn will be followed by Co-Director’s Q&A session with the film’s Co-Director Neil Cantwell (independent film maker, formerly Programme Officer at the Japan Foundation); joined by Tatsumi Akinobu - who features in KanZeOn - and Nick Luscombe (BBC Radio 3 Late Junction DJ/broadcaster; Founder Musicityglobal.com).

Live DJ Set by DJ Hip Hop Artist and Buddhist Monk, Tatsumi Akinobu and Nick Luscombe (BBC Radio 3 Late Junction DJ/Broadcaster).


  • 19:00-21:00 - Film screening and Director's Q&A
  • 21:00-22:00 - Live Performance DJ Set

Free admission - no booking required (space is limited - first come first served). For more information visit www.japansoundportrait.com or email Dr Darren J Aoki (darren.j.aoki@plymouth.ac.uk).

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This very special event is sponsored by the University of Plymouth, History UNIT (co-ordinators: Sam Southern and Weng Vooi) as part of its DISCOVER! World History Series.

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