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    • Over the Fence

      Over the Fence

      Thursday, July 20, 7 PM

      The latest by Nobuhiro Yamashita (Linda Linda Linda) is a moving drama starring Joe Odagiri about two lost souls struggling to overcome their personal traumas in order to find each other.
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      Friday, July 21, 6:30 PM

      A masterful, elliptical biopic starring Joe Odagiri about the artist Léonard Tsuguharu Foujita, whose life is marked by numerous contradictions, directed by Kohei Oguri (Muddy River).
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    • Teiichi: Battle of Supreme High

      Teiichi: Battle of Supreme High

      Friday, July 21, 9:30 PM

      A manga adaptation that satirizes Japan's elitist pathways to the seats of power through the story of Showa-era blue-blooded teens who battle for the student council presidency.
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    • Shippu Rondo

      Shippu Rondo

      Saturday, July 22, 12 PM

      Hiroshi Abe does slapstick as a fish out of water in this comedy about a scientist tasked with recovering a stolen biological weapon buried somewhere in the snows of a ski resort.
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    • Japan Cuts 2017 Shorts Showcase

      Japan Cuts 2017 Shorts Showcase

      Saturday, July 22, 2:15 PM

      A program of wildly inventive and daring narrative short films from up-and-coming and well-established filmmakers from Japan varying in tone, style and genre.
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    • West North West

      West North West

      Saturday, July 22, 4:15 PM

      A slow-burning LGBTQ melodrama that examines subtleties of cultural differences and sexuality through a love triangle involving a young Japanese couple and an exchange student from Tehran.
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    • Yamato (California)

      Yamato (California)

      Saturday, July 22, 7:30 PM

      A young wannabe rapper living near a U.S. military base in Yamato, Japan has her life changed by a visit from her mother's American G.I. boyfriend's daughter.
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      Saturday, July 22, 10:30 PM

      Festival favorite Sion Sono puts a subversive twist on the Roman Porno genre with an ambitious film about the deconstruction of art, celebrity and ego.
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    • My Dad and Mr. Ito

      My Dad and Mr. Ito

      Sunday, July 23, 12 PM

      Thirty-four-year-old Aya's cantankerous father suddenly moves in with her while she is living with her boyfriend, Mr. Ito, who is considerably older than her.
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    • Summer Lights

      Summer Lights

      Sunday, July 23, 2:30 PM

      This international co-production deals with the lingering ghosts of trauma caused by the bombing of Hiroshima through the relationship between a visiting filmmaker and a mysterious local woman.
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