Japanese Film Screening in London: Close-Knit

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November 15th, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:10 pm

Cost: Free

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POSTPONED DUE TO BAD WEATHER – PLEASE KEEP POSTED FOR NEW DATE

Close-Knit 彼らが本気で編むときは、

Thursday November 15, 2018 7:00 PM

Directed by Naoko Ogigami

2017, (127 minutes) Japanese with English subtitles

FREE ADMISSION, RSVP recommended
Open to students, faculty, staff & public

As part of International Week 2018 taking place at the University of Western Ontario in LONDON, The Japan Foundation, Toronto is co-presenting this touching film that premiered at the Berlin Film Festival to rave reviews.

After being abandoned by her mother, 11-year-old Tomo is taken in by her uncle Makio and his girlfriend Rinko. Rinko is a transgendered woman with a heart of gold. Close-knit offers a heart-warming reflection on discrimination and ignorance and, more importantly, on the true meaning of family. Plus lots of knitting!

Co-presented by University of Western Ontario, Department of English and Writing Studies, The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures and The Japan Foundation, Toronto

 

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Starts:
November 15th, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
Ends:
November 15th, 2018 @ 9:10 pm
Doors Open:
6:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Language:
Japanese with English subtitles
Event Category:

Organizer

The Japan Foundation, Toronto & University of Western Ontario

Venue

University of Western Ontario, University Community Centre UCC56
1151 Richmond St.
London, ON M4W 1A8 Canada
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