The Japan Foundation Manila is offering free online screenings of six Japanese films from 22-26 July for the “Japan Film Week 2020.” The film screenings are available on a “first come, first served” basis due to limited slots.
The Japan Film Week, which will feature animation, documentary and drama films, is held in celebration of the Japan-Philippines Friendship Month.
FILM TITLES and RELEASE DATE
• From All Corners – 22 July, Wednesday
• Hana’s Miso Soup – 22 July, Wednesday
• What’s for Dinner Mom – 23 July, Thursday
• Bittersweet – 24 July, Friday
• Chieri & Cherry – 25 July, Saturday
• The Takatsu River – 25 July, Saturday
HOW TO REGISTER and ACCESS THE FILMS?
The films, except for From All Corners and Hana’s Miso Soup, will be available on the film’s release date from 9 am onwards until slots are filled or until 27 July, whichever comes first. Follow the instructions to use the films’ FREE ACCESS code:
1) Sign up for a free Vimeo account.
2) Go to the URL: https://bit.ly/Japan_Film_Week.
3) Click the title of your selected film. The film’s TITLE TEXT should turn blue.
4) A new window will open with more film information.
5) Click “Rent”, the “Apply promo code” and type JapanFilmWeek
6) Click “Apply”, then “Continue, then “Watch Now.”
View more information on registration.
The Japan Film Week is organized by the Japan Foundation Manila, in partnership with the Solar Pictures, Sinag Maynila, and the Film Development Council of the Philippines.
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