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otherNovember 5 ,2019

Four Cinema Kabuki films will be screened in Toronto, Canada

 


Four Cinema Kabuki films will be screened at the TIFF Bell Lightbox as part of 'Cinema Kabuki 2019 TORONTO' on November 9 (Sat) and 10 (Sun). The movies will be shown with English subtitles.
The four movies are:

'Kumagai's Camp' ('Kumagai Jin'ya')
'Dōjōji - A Lover's Duet' ('Kyōkanoko Musume Ninin Dōjōji')
'Akoya' ('The Courtesan Akoya' from 'Dannoura Kabuto Gunki')
'Three Thieves Named Kichisa' ('San'nin Kichisa')

This spectacular lineup will be a good opportunity to enjoy Japanese culture, so please stop by at this festival with your friends!

Schedule as follows:

▶ Date:November 9 (Sat) & 10 (Sun)

Saturday, November 9, 2019
11:30 am Kumagai's Camp
2:00 pm Dōjōji - A Lover's Duet

Sunday, November 10, 2019
11:00 am Akoya
1:30 pm Three Thieves Named Kichisa

▶Tickets: On sale

https://am.ticketmaster.com/tiff3/#/  

▶For more information, and descriptions of the performances:

More information(November 9)  
More information(November 10)  


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What is Cinema Kabuki?

Kabuki, with origins dating back to the 1600s, has remained steeped in tradition while also constantly innovating.
With gorgeous costumes, stunning makeup, and powerful dramas, kabuki has been appreciated as the ultimate theatrical art form in Japan which has excited and impressed its people for centuries.
It has had tremendous influence on a wide range of entertainments including theater and movies worldwide.
Live productions, featuring some of today's greatest kabuki stars, are now being filmed with the highest resolution cameras for screening in cinemas around the world on state-of-the-art digital projection systems with six-channel surround sound.
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