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HOSÉ! JOSÉ MUJICA! -JUST KEEP WALKING-

You can watch the film anytime during the festival (June 5th - 27th) however there is 48 hour viewing period after you initially click “play”.

In 2012 Uruguay’s unassuming President José Mujica, delivered a speech at the United Nations’ Rio Summit called “Sustainable Development and Human Happiness” Both the speaker – who gives 90% of his salary to support the poor – and his words drew much attention and admiration. So inspiring were his words in Japan that a popular picture book was created by author Yoshimi Kusaba and monk Gaku Nakagawa. His message was one of humility, kindness and the font of happiness.

Director Tabei travels to Uruguay to meet the man and learn about his philosophies as they relate to Japan. President Mujica then takes his first trip to Japan. A heartfelt, thoughtful documentary about an extraordinary, humble man and his special bond with Japan.

 


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MESSAGE FROM DIRECTOR KAZUMA TABEI

 

 

 

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Director
Kazuma Tabei
Starring
Narrated by Sakura Ando
Premiere
North American Premiere
Start Date
Runtime
98 min

Admission

$9.99 (incl. tax)

All films available on demand from June 5 to June 27, 2021 in Canada only.

In Japanese with English subtitles.

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