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  1. Disney's 'Big Hero 6' to Premiere at Tokyo Film Fest

    2:55 pm PDT 07/23/2014
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    The festival will close with Takashi Yamazaki's live-action "Parasyte" adaptation. READ MORE

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  2. Tokyo Film Festival, Market Set October Dates

    2:48 am PST 01/27/2014
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    The Japanese festival returns in its usual October slot, following its content market, marking the first time the two events won’t run concurrently. READ MORE

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  3. Lukas Moodysson's 'We Are the Best!' Wins Tokyo Film Festival Grand Prix

    6:53 am PDT 10/25/2013
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    Honors are spread around Europe, Asia and the Middle East on the final day of this year's event. READ MORE

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  4. Hitoshi Matsumoto's 'R100' Sex Comedy Sells to France

    11:47 am PDT 10/24/2013
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    The Toronto hit was picked up during the TIFFCOM market at Tokyo Film Festival. READ MORE

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  5. Robert De Niro Visits Tokyo Film Fest for 'The Family' Screening

    5:53 am PDT 10/22/2013
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    Hundreds of Japanese fans turned out to catch a glimpse of the veteran actor at the festival's main venue in Tokyo's Roppongi district. READ MORE

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  6. Tinker Ticker: Tokyo Review

    4:31 pm PDT 10/20/2013
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    Two disillusioned young men conspire to bomb their tormentors in South Korean director Kim Jung-hoon's directorial debut. READ MORE

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  7. To Live and Die in Ordos (Jing Cha Ri Ji): Tokyo Review

    8:15 pm PDT 10/19/2013
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    Chinese filmmaker Ning Ying offers a take on the life of a state-celebrated, graft-free regional police chief. READ MORE

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  8. Au revoir l'ete (Hotori no Sakuko): Tokyo Review

    10:39 am PDT 10/19/2013
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    Japanese helmer Koji Fukuda's third French-titled feature revolves around a Tokyo high-school student's week-long late summer sojourn at a beachside town. READ MORE

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  9. Bending the Rules (Ghaedeye Tasadof): Tokyo Review

    8:46 pm PDT 10/18/2013
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    Behnam Barzadi's film centers on an Iranian theater group about to depart for a performance in Europe. READ MORE

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  10. Barber's Tales (Mga Kuwentong Barbero): Tokyo Review

    6:34 pm PDT 10/18/2013
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    Philippine director Jun Robles Lana's follow-up to his indie hit "Bwakaw" combines the political and personal with the story of the emancipation of a rural female barber under the Ferdinand Marcos dictatorship in the 1970s. READ MORE

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  11. Today and Tomorrow (Jin Tian Ming Tian): Tokyo Review

    1:26 am PDT 10/18/2013
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    Chinese director Yang Huilong's feature debut follows three twenty-somethings navigating their lives in bustling Beijing. READ MORE

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  12. Stars Light Up Opening of Tokyo Film Festival

    9:53 am PDT 10/17/2013
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    Despite travel delays caused by the huge typhoon that swept across Japan the day before, stars from Asia and Hollywood appeared at the opening of Tokyo Film Festival on Thursday. READ MORE

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  13. Tokyo Film Fest Head Yasushi Shiina on Luring Hollywood Talent to Japan (Q&A)

    6:04 am PDT 10/16/2013
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    The festival's new director shares his vision for the event's future and how he got Tom Hanks, Robert De Niro, Francis Ford and Sofia Coppola -- along with a Kennedy -- to take part. READ MORE

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  14. Tokyo Film Fest: 4 Must-Attend Reasons

    11:00 am PDT 10/04/2013
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    Japan's capital is brimming with optimism thanks to a rebounding economy and the 2020 Summer Olympics. Come for its relevance, but stay through the fest for the edgy films, incredible and unique city vibe, fabulous food and "omotenashi" — a sense of service that goes above and beyond. READ MORE

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  15. Tokyo Film Fest Announces Lineup, Visits From Robert De Niro, Tom Hanks

    5:34 am PDT 09/19/2013
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    Francis Ford Coppola and Sofia Coppola are also scheduled to attend the festival, where six of the 15 competition titles will be world premieres. READ MORE

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  16. Nicolas Winding Refn Japan-Set Film to Be Part of Tokyo Fest's Market

    2:03 am PDT 09/09/2013
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    Other projects that will vie for co-production funding at the event include movies based on stories by novelist Haruki Murakami and legendary sci-fi writer Robert Heinlein. READ MORE

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  17. 'Farewell My Concubine' Director Chen Kaige to Head Tokyo Film Fest Jury

    7:25 pm PDT 08/27/2013
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    The Chinese helmer will be jury president at the 26th installment as the festival transcends regional tensions. READ MORE

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  18. Tom Hanks' 'Captain Phillips' to Open Tokyo Film Fest

    2:42 am PDT 07/30/2013
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    The Tokyo International Film Festival will screen fewer films than in previous years as government funding has been cut again, though organizers refuse to say by how much. READ MORE

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  19. Tokyo Intl Film Fest Rejigs Sections Under New Director

    1:21 am PDT 05/15/2013
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    With a new head honcho in Yasushi Shiina, the Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF) is to reorganize its main sections for its 26th edition, and introduce a new logo and slogan. READ MORE

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  20. Tokyo Intl Film Festival and Contents Market Dates Announced

    6:53 am PST 02/07/2013
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    The 10th edition of TIFFCOM, the contents market of the Tokyo Intl Film Fest (TIFF) will be held Oct. 22-24 at the Grand Pacific Le Daiba, the hotel venue it relocated to last year. READ MORE

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