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 firstname.lastname@example.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.