Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), Midtown East Sunday January 20 2013 14:30
The empire’s use of rituals as hollow gestures forms the core of Oshima’s critique of postwar Japan; you get the sense that the director wasn’t just disillusioned by the nation’s rampant corruption, he was clinically depressed over it.
Venue name: Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Address: 11 W 53rd St
New York
Cross street: between Fifth and Sixth Aves
Opening hours: Mon–Thu, Sat, Sun 10:30am–5:30pm; Fri 10:30am–8pm.
Transport: Subway: B, D, F, M to 47–50th Sts–Rockefeller Ctr; E, M to Fifth Ave–53rd St
Price: $25, seniors $18, students $14, children under 16 free. For discounts, order tickets in advance at moma.org. Fri 4–8pm free. Film tickets free with museum admission; screenings-only admission $12, seniors $10, students $8, children under 16 free.