Japanese Film Festival: The Hidden Fortress (隠し砦の三悪人)
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Japanese Film Festival: The Hidden Fortress (隠し砦の三悪人)

Japanese Film Festival: The Hidden Fortress (隠し砦の三悪人)

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Lecture Theatre G.03

50 George Square

University of Edinburgh

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EH8 9LH

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The Consulate General of Japan in Edinburgh is delighted to welcome you to a free Japanese Film Festival at the University of Edinburgh.

Every Friday from the 17th of February to 10th March 2017, we will be offering a free screening of different Japanese films by famous directors Akira Kurosawa and Makoto Shinkai.

Screenings start at 18:00 (doors open at 17:30) and all films have English subtitles.

◆17th February: The Garden of Words (言の葉の庭) & Voices of a Distant Star (ほしのこえ) *followed by an opening reception!

◆24th February: The Hidden Fortress (隠し砦の三悪人)

◆3rd March: Seven Samurai (七人の侍)

◆10th March: The Garden of Words (言の葉の庭) & Voices of a Distant Star (ほしのこえ) *followed by a panel discussion on Japanese films!

This is a free event that is open to all. However, there is a seating limit in the venue, so please book your place in advance through EventBrite.

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The Hidden Fortress (隠し砦の三悪人) – [1958] 2h 19mins, directed by Akira Kurosawa
Japanese peasants Matashichi and Tahei try and fail to make a profit from a tribal war. They find a man and woman hiding in a fortress and agree to accompany them to safety in return for gold. Little do they know they are actually a general and a princess…

If you have any queries about the film event, you can contact Joanna at the Consulate General of Japan.

Email: info@ed.mofa.go.jp

Phone: 0131 247 3518

Looking forward to seeing you there!

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Lecture Theatre G.03

50 George Square

University of Edinburgh

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EH8 9LH

United Kingdom

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