Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Japanese Film Festival 2011

It's the time of the year once again!  The 13th Japanese Film (Eiga Sai) Festival  is open showcasing free movies from August 2 to 7 at Ayala Center Cebu - Cinema 4.

Check out the screening schedules below:

AUGUST 2 (Tuesday)
7:00 PM - The Chef of South Polar (125 mins)
A comedy film centered on academics doing a research on the world's core. In their frustration, they learn activities to pass the time despite being in a freezing environment.

AUGUST 3 (Wednesday)
7:00 PM - Climber's High (145 mins)
A true story drama where journalists in Japan are tasked to cover a plane crash accident in their own territory.

AUGUST 4 (Thursday)
7:00 PM - Yunagi City, Sakura Country (118 mins) 
A story about the bombing in Hiroshima depicting the lives of laid back people living there and how they were affected by the incident.

AUGUST 5 (Friday)
7:00 PM - Villon's Wife (114 mins)
A melodrama of a loving wife who suffers from her relationship with an alcoholic and womanizer husband after a war in Tokyo. Based on a semi-autobiographical novel.

AUGUST 6 (Saturday)
1:30 PM - The Summit: A Chronicle of Stones (139 mins)
A story of survival where mountaineers set off to conquer the peak of  Mount Tsurugidake.

4:30 PM - Summer Days with Coo (138 mins)
An animated and family-oriented film about a young boy who found a fossil on a riverbed which children would love and adults will be made to reminisce their carefree days.

7:30 PM - One Million Yen Girl (121 mins)
A story of a girl who's goal is to save one million yen after going out of prison and became the center of gossips about her family's conflicts.

AUGUST 7 (Sunday)
1:30 PM - Your Friend (125 mins)
A story of a writer who visits a school of children with problems, where he met a student who captured his interest.

4:30 PM - Summer Days with Coo (138 mins)
An animated and family-oriented film about a young boy who found a fossil on a riverbed which children would love and adults will be made to reminisce their carefree days.

7:30 PM - Feel the Wind (133 mins)
Athletes' story of rekindling their love for sport when given the chance to fulfill their dreams as runners.

What are you waiting for? Let's relax, enjoy and learn some Japanese!

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