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Japanese film fest will introduce country's cinema to HCM City

Update: November, 02/2013 - 09:46
HCM CITY  (VNS) — The government of Japan plans to organise a film festival this month to introduce the most typical Japanese films to the public in HCM City.

Entitled Blow, New Wind! Japanese Film and Animation 2013, the festival will screen 30 movies with Vietnamese subtitle in celebration of the 40th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Viet Nam and Japan.

According to the Japan General Consulate in HCM City, the festival, the largest ever, which will be organised between November 15 and November 21.

Besides showing popular movies including Oshin and Wolf Children, works by young Japanese will also be featured during the festival.

Before each movie is screened, producers of cartoons and directors from Japan will speak with audiences.

The festival will open at 6.45pm on November 15 at BHD Star Cineplex Icon 68 in the Bitexco Financial Tower, 2 Hai Trieu Street, District 1, HCM City. Free tickets can be obtained at the cinema from November 9.. — VNS

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