Japanese Movies at Hot Docs Cinema: Yoko The Cherry Blossom

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January 14 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Cost: Free

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Yoko The Cherry Blossom 陽光桜

Directed by Gen Takahashi (In attendance)

2015, 114 minutes,14A

Japanese with English Subtitles

 

Doors open 12:30 PM

Free admission, first come first served

The inspiring true story of a rural Japanese high school teacher’s lifelong quest to create the very first artificially pollinated hybrid cherry blossom, to fulfill a promise he made to his beloved students before they were sent off to the battlefields to fight in World War II. For a more detailed review in Bento Box Magazine by James Heron, Harmony in Bloom, please click here >

Join us post-film for Q+A with special guest, Director Gen Takahashi.

Also on January 15th, 6:30 PM @JFT, we will have a lecture by Director Gen Takahashi examining the film industry in Japan.

 

Community Partner: Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre.

 

Presented by The Japan Foundation, Toronto and the Consulate-General of Japan in Toronto

(c)GRAND KAFE PICTURES 2015


Details

Starts:
January 14 @ 1:00 pm
Ends:
January 14 @ 3:00 pm
Doors Open:
12:30 PM
Cost:
Free
Registration:
Not required, First Come First Served
Language:
Japanese with English subtitles
Event Category:

Organizer

The Japan Foundation, Toronto and the Consulate-General of Japan in Toronto

Venue

Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema
506 Bloor St. W. ON
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