Boys for Sale, directed by Itako, examines the life of urisen (rent boys) in Shinjuku Nichome, Tokyo’s gay district. The boys themselves, many who identify as straight, narrate the film by discussing their experiences in sex work on camera.
After the film, producer Ian Thomas Ash will take questions from the audience. Film in Japanese with English subtitles, discussion in English.
July 6: 6:45 – 8:30 PM. Institute of Comparative Culture (ICC). Sophia University
Bldg. 2, 3F, Rm 309, 7-1 Kioicho, Chiyoda-ku. Nearest Station: Yotsuya. No registration necessary.