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May 20

Kore-eda Film Kicks-Off SIFF & JETAA Connection!

Yoshikazu Kore-eda at SIFF with PNW JETAA members at the screening of his film, “After the Storm”

The Seattle International Film Festival is up and running and kicked-off it’s first day with a very special guest from Japan:Hirokazu Kore-eda and the screening of his 2016 film: After the Storm!  Kore-eda attended the screening and will also attend today’s  (5/20) matinee screening at the Egyptian at 4 pm and will have a Q&A Session following the film!  Tickets are still available!

Our very own PNW JETAA member Kasumi Yamashita (pictured to his left) is serving as Kore-eda’s interpreter at the festival!

This year SIFF will feature 6 films from Japan, three of which are included in the Asian Crossroads Series, which has a special deal for a $2 discount!

Discount code for $2 discount on Asian Crossroads films: enter “Japan2017” at checkout.

See you at SIFF!