Film: “Kampai! For the Love of Sake”

Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 7 PM

Followed by a free sake tasting in the Freer south corridor!

Watch the trailer.

Want to impress friends with your knowledge of premium sake? Join us and the Embassy of Japan for a film screening and tasting of Japan’s most prestigious sake brands. We’ll start the evening with the award-winning documentary Kampai! For the Love of Sake, which chronicles the beverage’s production from Japan’s rice paddies to breweries around the world. Kosuke Kuji, the fifth-generation Kuramoto president of Nanbu Bijin Brewery, will be on hand to answer questions about the world of sake. Plus, enhance your tasting experience with tips from two world-renowned Sake Samurai experts. (Dir.: Mirai Konishi, Japan, 2015, 94 min., DCP, English and Japanese with English subtitles)

  • Venue: Freer Gallery of Art
  • Event Location: Freer, Meyer Auditorium
  • Cost: Free