After a successful start to its national tour in Cork last weekend, the Japanese Film Festival 2010, co-organised by the Embassy of Japan and access>CINEMA in cooperation with the Ireland Japan Association, will continue with screenings in Limerick, Galway and Dublin until Sunday 14 November.
This marks the third year of the Japanese Film Festival which brings the best new Japanese films to Irish audiences. This year’s programme includes the following selection of films:
· 9 Souls (2003)
· Confessions (2010) – official Japanese submission, Best Foreign Language Film for 2011 Academy Awards
· Fish Story (2009)
· Ping Pong (2002)
· The Place Promised in Our Early Days (2004, animation)
· The Sky Crawlers (2008, animation) with film critic Tara Brady introducing the screening in Dublin on Friday 12 November
Tickets cost €8 and €6 with concession. All films are in Japanese with English subtitles. Also all films are unclassified therefore are subject to club conditions, i.e. open to 18 years+ only.
The festival brochure with full details of screening locations, dates, times and ticket prices can be downloaded from the access>CINEMA website, or for enquiries or further information, please contact access>CINEMA on 01 – 679 4420 or visit www.accesscinema.ie