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The special screening of ‘Long Way North’ has finished in a loud applause!

On Thursday July 28, the special screening of ‘Long Way North’ took place at Institut français du Japon.
The venue was filled with over 100 people and it became a great success. 
Before the screening, Ms. Kazuko Ishikawa, the Chairman of TAAF2017 gave a special speech from the stage, saying “TAAF has been improved every year, and we are going to make it the best ever at TAAF2017.”

 

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And after the screening, Mr. Isao Takahata, who directed ‘THE TALE OF THE PRINCESS KAGUYA’, talked about the film and sent a supportive message in his speech.
 
 

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‘This film is fresh to see. I can see some “lies” in the film, but I like the way they do it. It is astonishing that the film has not been distributed in Japan, let me help convincing the person in charge if he or she is here today!’, Mr. Takahata said.
 
Finally, Mr. Koji Takeuchi, TAAF2017 festival director calling for the application for TAAF2017 film competition.
 
 

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*The starting date for the TAAF2017 film competition entry is mid-August (TBC).

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