Hamilton Dialogues: About the Pink Sky

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March 8th, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST

Cost: Free
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The Japan Foundation, Toronto is proud to partner for the first time with the Hamilton Dialogues to present a free screening of About the Pink Sky
preceded by the animated short Chameko’s Day (1931, 7  minutes)

Kobayashi Keiichi’s feature debut is a fresh evocation of a high school girl’s life, filmed with beautiful black and white cinematography. Izumi, a high school student who enjoys fishing, bowling and grading newspaper articles based on their level of positivity, finds a lost wallet containing a large sum of cash. She uses it to help out  a middle-aged fishing buddy and treat her friends to lunch before she trying to find the wallet’s owner, a wealthy high school student. To repay her debt, he asks her help him cheer up a hospitalized friend by publishing a special newspaper that only contains good news.

Directed by Keiichi Kobayashi
2011, 113 minutes

Best Picture, Japanese Eyes Section, Tokyo International Film Festival
Official Selection, Sundance Film Festival
Official Selection, International Film Festival Rotterdam

About the Hamilton Dialogues:
The Hamilton Dialogues is a community group passionate about culture, politics and community building. website


March 8th, 2016 @ 7:00 pm
March 8th, 2016 @ 9:00 pm
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Doors Open:
6:30 pm
Japanese with English subtitles


The Japan Foundation, Toronto and The Hamilton Dialogues


Perkins Centre
1429 Main Street East
Hamilton, ON L8K 1C2 Canada
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