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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. Juvenile Offender: Tokyo Review

    12:01 pm PDT 10/31/2012
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    Seo Young-ju turns in an award-winning performance as a teen law-breaker in South Korean director Kang Yi-kwan’s nicely restrained second feature. READ MORE

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  5. The Black Square: Tokyo Review

    8:22 pm PDT 10/28/2012
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    A hipster soundtrack, an artists’ colony milieu and hot young Japanese actor Hideo Nakaizumi are the flavorsome ingredients in Hiroshi Okuhara’s offbeat drama. READ MORE

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  6. Nina: Tokyo Review

    8:22 pm PDT 10/28/2012
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    Diane Fleri, Luca Marinelli and Ernesto Mahieux star in young Italian director Elisa Fuksas’ debut feature, which unfolds over one languorous summer in Rome. READ MORE

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  7. France's 'Other Son,' South Korea's 'Juvenile Offender' Win Top Prizes as Tokyo Film Festival Closes

    9:16 am PDT 10/28/2012
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    France had another successful year at the 25th TIFF, while a new chairman is announced as Tom Yoda's five-year reign ends. READ MORE

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  8. TIFFCOM Tokyo Market Closes with Buyers and Exhibitors up but Deals Scarce

    8:09 am PDT 10/26/2012
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    The contents market accompanying Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF) moved to a larger, new venue on the reclaimed island of Odaiba, 20 minutes from the main fest venue, this year. READ MORE

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  9. Atambua 39 Degrees Celsius: Tokyo Review

    9:17 pm PDT 10/25/2012
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    Riri Riza’s humanist drama about East Timorese political refugees stars Gudino Soares, Petrus Beyleto and Putri Moruk. READ MORE

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  10. Flashback Memories 3D: Tokyo Review

    8:38 am PDT 10/25/2012
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    Tetsuaki Matsue’s restlessly inventive film takes us deep inside the fractured memories of Japanese didgeridoo player Goma. READ MORE

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  11. Chinese Companies Boycott Tokyo Film Market

    12:38 am PDT 10/24/2012
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    Dealmaking suffers as a land dispute between China and Japan boils over at annual event linked with the Tokyo International Film Festival. READ MORE

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  12. Ship of Theseus: Tokyo Review

    3:36 pm PDT 10/23/2012
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    Aida El-Kashef, Neeraj Kabi and Sohum Shah star as organ transplant recipients who question their identity in Mumbai-born playwright Anand Gandhi’s debut feature film. READ MORE

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  13. Since Then: Tokyo Film Festival Review

    9:56 am PDT 10/22/2012
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    Aya Takekou and Yasuhiro Isobe star in Japanese indie director Makoto Shinozaki’s slow-moving drama set amid the aftermath of last year’s earthquake. READ MORE

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  14. Kuro: Tokyo Film Festival Review

    9:51 am PDT 10/22/2012
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    Airi Kido, Yu Saitoh and Hideo Nakaizumi play odd bedfellows in Daisuke Shimote’s lighthearted debut feature. READ MORE

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  15. Tokyo International Film Festival to Screen 'Feng Shui' Despite Request to Withdraw Film

    4:56 am PDT 10/22/2012
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    Hong Kong-China co-production "Floating City" has already been withdrawn from the festival amid China-Japan tensions over claims to a group of uninhabited islands. READ MORE

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  16. Japan in a Day: Tokyo Review

    9:24 pm PDT 10/21/2012
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    Using crowd-sourced clips, Scott teams with Fuji for a poignant doc that screened on opening night of the festival. READ MORE

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  17. Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away: Tokyo Review

    9:23 pm PDT 10/20/2012
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    James Cameron and Andrew Adamson join forces to present a fantastical love story, featuring the best of the world-famous circus troupe’s elaborate performances. READ MORE

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  18. 25th Tokyo International Fim Festival Opens With Thousands Greeting Local Stars

    8:31 am PDT 10/20/2012
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    The nine-day event takes place at the Roppongi Hills complex, while the accompanying TIFFCOM market will be at a new venue in the Odaiba bay area from Oct. 23 to 25. READ MORE

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  19. Tokyo Intl' Film Fest Hit by China-Japan Tensions

    8:40 am PDT 09/25/2012
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    Hong Kong-China film pulled from festival, with more withdrawals looking set to occur as row over islands spills into the entertainment world. READ MORE

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  20. Tokyo Intl' Film Festival Lineup Announced

    2:20 am PDT 09/20/2012
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    25th edition of the festival has attracted a record number of entries from 90 countries around the world. READ MORE

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  21. Ridley Scott's 'Japan in a Day' to be Joint Opener at Tokyo International Film Festival

    10:03 pm PDT 09/13/2012
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    The collaboration between the director and Fuji TV is to be the special opening film alongside "Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away." READ MORE

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