The Japan America Society along with the InterContinental Los Angeles in Century City hosted a Hachi: A Dog’s Tale screening under the stars. The owner of the stellar hotel, Mari Miyoshi, brought her adorable dog to meet the Hachi star.
On this eventful, intoxicating night, guests enjoyed Japanese bento picnic dinners while viewing the Hachi movie from two large screens. Of course, dogs were welcome and they had fun too!
David Allsberry (Hachi animal trainer) brought Layla (he adopted her after the film
ended), who was a huge hit, as always. Known for her affectionate nature, Layla kissed her way into everyone’s hearts in her adorable fashion.
After the screening, guests lined up for pictures with the friendly dog star.
Paul Mason (executive producer of Hachi) and I answered questions from the audience. I love sharing my feelings about animals. We gain so much love from them!
Hachi Movie Screening Under the Stars
We owe a big thank you to those who made this Hachi movie screening possible!￼
We couldn’t have done it without Doug Urber, president and Nancy Hiromoto, past chairman of the Japan America Societ. Many thanks for their terrific support of “Hachi: A Dog’s Tale”.
The evening was perfection with the delicious dinner, enthusiastic guests, happy dogs and viewing the Hachi movie on that gorgeous patio area. It was one of those perfect nights to remember!
Outdoor Movie Screening – HACHI: A Dog’s Tale
Presented by JASSC and The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles Saturday, September 28, 2013
5:00pm – Gates open/Dinner, 7:00pm – Screening (Depending on sunset)The Riviera Country Club
1250 Capri Drive, Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
- Enjoy a JAS movie night with the entire family! Children are welcome!
- Grass seating only – please bring your own blankets and lawn chairs
- Producer Vicki Shigekuni Wong, who brought Hachiko’s popular tale to America, Paul Mason (executive producer) and special guest appearance by Hachi and his trainer!
- Photo sessions with Hachi will be offered after the Q&A session.
Photo by alexschreyer
All of our powerful, emotional screening of Hachi: A Dog’s Tale are always made possible because of his impact on each of us. What’s your favorite part from this Hachi movie?