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From Fri. Jul. 10 @9am to Sun. Jul 12 @9pm

We are adding the second week! For those who missed the film last weekend, this is the chance to watch!


Mirai Konishi’s documentary invites you to discover the art of sake. An age-old staple of Japanese culture and cuisine, the fermented rice wine has recently been winning fans all over the world.

Kampai! For the Love of Sake journeys from rice paddies in Japan to breweries around the globe as it chronicles three passionate exponents of the increasingly popular beverage: a British ex-pat who has become Japan’s first foreign master brewer, an American journalist known as the “Sake Evangelist,” and a fifth-generation Japanese brewer determined to shake up the industry.

Together, their stories form a fascinating snapshot of how ancient traditions are adapting to the demands of a growing global market.



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We are keeping screening fees low ($5.99) and the admission you pay will help us hold things together until the crisis has passed. Many thanks to our great friends and supporters at the Japan Foundation Toronto and our film program lead sponsor NTN Bearing Corporation.



Mirai Konishi
Kosuke Kuji, Chizuru Doi, John Gauntner, Hiroshi Kuji
Start Date
95 min


Fee: $5.99

Date&Time: From Fri. Jul. 10 @9am to Sun. Jul. 12 @9pm

*You can make your purchase anytime between the hours noted and will be able to watch the film at your leisure. Your access to the film will be active for 48 hours upon payment.

In Japanese with English subtitles

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