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UPEI hosts Japanese Film Festival, September 14

Festival celebrates 90 years of diplomatic relations between Canada and Japan
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
A still from “Chihayafuru: Musubi” (copyright 2018 "Chihayafuru" Film Partners, Yuki Suetsugu / KODANSHA LTD)

UPEI will host an evening of Japanese cinema to mark 90 years of diplomatic relations between Canada and Japan. The Japanese Film Festival will be Friday, September 14, beginning at 6:00 pm in room 104 of UPEI’s K.C. Irving Chemistry Centre.

The evening, presented by the Japanese Consulate, will include two feature films. The screening of “Chihayafuru: Musubi” will begin at 6:00 pm. “Close-Knit” (Karera ga honki de amu toki wa will screen at 8:00 pm. Both will be shown in Japanese with English subtitles.

All are welcome.

The University of Prince Edward Island prides itself on people, excellence, and impact and is committed to assisting students reach their full potential in both the classroom and community. With roots stemming from two founding institutions—Prince of Wales College and Saint Dunstan’s University—UPEI has a reputation for academic excellence, research innovation, and creating positive impacts locally, nationally, and internationally. UPEI is the only degree granting institution in the province and is proud to be a key contributor to the growth and prosperity of Prince Edward Island.

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