Japan’s Film Industry: Behind the Scenes with an Outlaw

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January 16 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Cost: Free

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Japan’s Film Industry: Behind the Scenes with an Outlaw

Talk by Japanese Director Gen Takahashi

Presented by The Japan Foundation, Toronto and Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival

 

Centre For Social Innovation

Master Class for filmmakers, film studies students and film industry

Light Reception to Follow

Japanese with English interpretation

Free Admission, Registration required

*Please note, this is a invitation only event. If you have interest in attending the lecture and reception, please contact Program Officer Nobi Nakamura 416. 966. 1600 x223 or nnakamura@jftor.org

 

Join us for an in-depth lecture that will shed light on the current and future situation of the film industry in Japan. Director Gen Takahashi will offer his critical insights having worked in the industry and also share the challenges and experiences in becoming a independent filmmaker.

Gen Takahashi is the maverick independent director of the film Yoko The Cherry Blossom, featured in our Japanese Movies at Hot Docs Cinema. He is a talented Director, but also a writer, editor, producer, cinematographer and art director. Some of his other films include; Lady Plastic (2001), Charon (2004), Confessions of a Dog (2006), Goth (2008), and Court of Zeus (2013).

There will be a light reception following the lecture.

Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival


Details

Starts:
January 16 @ 2:00 pm
Ends:
January 16 @ 4:30 pm
Doors Open:
1:30 PM
Cost:
Free
Registration:
Required
Event Category:

Organizer

The Japan Foundation, Toronto
Phone:
416-966-1600
Email:
info@jftor.org
Website:
www.jftor.org

Venue

Centre for Social Innovation
192 Spadina Avenue
Toronto, ON M5T 2C2 Canada
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Phone:
416-966-1600
Website:
www.jftor.org

Registration