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カンパイ!日本酒に恋した女たち

KAMPAI! SAKÉ SISTERS

For centuries, women were forbidden from even setting foot in saké breweries, but today they are driving the most exciting changes within Japan’s ever-evolving saké industry.

KAMPAI – SAKÉ SISTERS, is a new documentary introducing three game-changing passionate women who are making their mark on the highly competitive, traditionally male-dominated world of saké.

Our Canadian premiere screening is preceded by a talk on saké by international saké educator and promoter Mariko Tajiri. Mariko will host a guided saké tasting featuring sakés from top producers following the screening. A saké bar is also available.

Thursday, March 5 @ 7pm / 96min
In Japanese with English subtitles

Film only admission: $10 JCCC Member / $12 General
Film & Tasting: $30 JCCC Member / $35 General
*NO REFUND OR EXCHANGE

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劇場版 そして、生きる

AND LIFE GOES ON

Toko was raised by her uncle in the Tohoku region and dreamed of becoming an actress. On the day of the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami she was in Tokyo for a big audition and her ife is decimated. She returns to do volunteer work in Kasennuma as the area recovers. There, she meets Kiyotaka, a university student and volunteer. Amid the devastation and first glimmers of hope, a bond begins to form between them.

A rich, moving story of post 3.11 life starring Kasumi Arimura and Kentaro Sakaguchi

Thursday, March 19 @ 7pm / 135min
In Japanese with English subtitles

$10 JCCC Member
$12 General

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バースデー・ワンダーランド

THE WONDERLAND

On the day before her birthday, young Akane meets the mysterious alchemist Hippocrates who brings her through a basement and into a fantastical world full of magic and colour.

He reveals that this wrold is in danger, and as the "Green Goddess" it is her destiny and responsibility to save this world. The only problem? Akane just wants to go home.

Keiichi Hara's (Miss Hokusai) beautiful new film features the voices of Mayu Matsuoka, Anne Watanabe and Kumiko Aso.

Sunday, April 19 @ 1pm / 116min
In Japanese with English subtitles

JCCC Member: $10
General: $12
14&under: $5

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サムライマラソン

SAMURAI MARATHON

Feudal lord Itakura Katsuakira holds a run across mountain roads to get his samurai warriors into shape. However, the Bakufu central government views it as a rebellion and dispatches assassins to the castle. Meanwhile, the domain accountant Karasawa Jinnai senses that something is amiss with the Bakufu. Facing impossible odds, a motley band of characters must run a race to win or die trying.

Thrilling jidaigeki action and a star studded cast including Takeru Satoh, Nana Komatsu, Mirai Moriyama, Shota Sometani, Hiroki Hasegawa, and Ryu Kohata.

Sunday, April 19 @ 3:30pm / 104min
In Japanese with English subtitles

JCCC Member: $10
General: $12

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