Japanese Movies at Hot Docs Cinema: Yoko The Cherry Blossom
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January 14th, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm ESTCost: Free
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