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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. '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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. 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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