Liz and the Blue Bird リズと青い鳥

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May 15th, 2020 @ 9:00 am - May 18th, 2020 @ 9:00 pm EDT

Cost: $4.99
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Liz and the Blue Bird リズと青い鳥

The Japan Foundation, Toronto is pleased to co-present with the Japanese Cultural Centre the fifth of the Virtual JCCC Film Screenings.

Liz and the Blue Bird リズと青い鳥

Directed by YAMADA Naoko  
2018 (90 min.) Japanese with English subtitles
The link will go live Online from  May 15, 9:00 AM and ends May 18, 9:00 PM

The latest film by director YAMADA Naoko (A Silent Voice) based on TAKEDA Ayano’s bestselling novel.

This magical and moving coming-of-age film revolves around Mizore and Nozomi, two best friends in their final year of high school. With Mizore on the oboe and Nozomi on the flute, as members of the school’s brass band club, they spend their time happily together — until the club begins to practice songs inspired by the fairy tale Liz and the Blue Bird…

Voiced by TANEZAKI Atsumi and TOYAMA Nao

We are keeping screening fees low ($4.99) and the admission you pay will help us hold things together until the crisis has passed.



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This link will go live from Friday May 15 at 9:00am to Sunday May 18 at 9:00pm. You can make your purchase anytime between the hours noted and will be able to watch the film at your leisure. Your access to the film will be active for 72 hours upon payment.

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May 15th, 2020 @ 9:00 am
May 18th, 2020 @ 9:00 pm
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Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre and The Japan Foundation, Toronto