Cinema Kabuki 2022 Toronto
July 16 & 17 ● TIFF Bell Lightbox
In High Definition on the Big Screen | Direct from Japan | Presented with English subtitles
Including Canadian premieres of Kuruwa Bunshō and a new version of Murder in a Hell of Oil
Kabuki Theatre, with origins dating back to the 1600s, has remained steeped in tradition while constantly innovating itself. Live productions, featuring some of today’s greatest Kabuki stars, are now being filmed with high resolution cameras for screening in cinemas on state-of-the-art digital projection systems and six-channel sound.
Tickets go on sale Wednesday, June 22!
Cinema Kabuki Schedule
♦ Saturday, July 16, 2022
1:00 PM [ Cinema Kabuki: 三人吉三 Three Thieves Named Kichisa ] 136 min.
4:45 PM [ Cinema Kabuki: 廓文章 Kuruwa Bunshō ] 97 min.
♦ Sunday, July 17, 2022
1:00 PM [ Cinema Kabuki: 阿古屋 Akoya ] 93 min.
4:00 PM [ Cinema Kabuki: 女殺油地獄 Murder in a Hell of Oil ] 103 min.