Tag Archive: baseball

38th JAPAN FILM FESTIVAL – Koshien: Japan’s Field of Dreams

The 38th Annual Japan Film Festival Co-presented by the Canadian Film Institute, Embassy of Japan in Canada and The Japan Foundation, Toronto Thursday, December 10, 2020 to Saturday, December 12, 2020 @ONLINE, admission free, registration required One of the Canadian … Continue reading →

Fighting Spirit in Baseball Films: Kokoyakyu

Fighting Spirit in Baseball Films Kokoyakyu: High School Baseball *Special draw prize from Spark Slugger Baseball Bats (made in Japan)!  Director Ken Eng, 2006 (60 min.) Japanese with English subtitles    [This film will also be screened in Thunderbay] In … Continue reading →

Fighting Spirit in Baseball Films: Kano

Fighting Spirit in Baseball Films KANO August 21, 6:30 PM – 9:40 PM  (with short intermission)   Director Umin Boya, 2014 (185 min.) Japanese, Taiwanese Hokkien, Formosan, Hakka Language with English subtitles    In conjunction with the U-18 Baseball World … Continue reading →

Lecture and Screening: The Transpacific Field of Dreams

A talk by Professor Sayuri Guthrie Shimizu (Rice University) & screening of Sleeping Tigers “Whoever wants to know the heart and mind of America had better learn baseball.” This oft-quoted observation about baseball’s special place in American culture and society … Continue reading →