November 14 Saitama Citizen’s Day Free screening of “Shonen no Kimi” and “Ito Michi” at SKIP City Eiga Hall and a talk show with invited guests
[Like more movies] Saitama citizens’ Nichimu movie viewing event “Shonen no Kimi” screening & talk show / “Itomichi” screening
Saitama Prefecture will hold a free movie screening at SKIP City Eiga Hall (Kawaguchi City) on November 14, 2022 (Monday), Citizen’s Day. In order to create a screening event that makes people who have seen the movie “like movies more” than ever before, “It may not be a major work that everyone knows, but it Naoto Mori (film critic) and Hao Chen Xu (film journalist) of the web program “Katsuben Cinema Club,” which talks about movies, introduced 9 recommended movies in order to select “movies that people should definitely watch.” Thank you. (A work selection meeting by both men is being distributed on SKIP City Channel)
Among the films that were introduced, we will screen the youth movie “Shonen no Kimi” (2019), which was a huge hit in China, and the youth music movie “Itomichi” (2020), which is set in Aomori Prefecture. 2 works. Both are impressive works.
Please enjoy powerful images and powerful sound on the large screen of SKIP City Video Hall.
After the screening of “Shonen no Kimi”, we will hold a talk show inviting Mr. Mori and Mr. Xu who cooperated in the selection of the film.
[Video 4: https://prtimes.jp/api/movieim.php?url=www.youtube.com/watch?v=aLPy-c4e5dg] ■ [Like movies more] SKIP City Citizen’s Day Free Screening & Talk Show Date: November 14, 2022 (Monday)
●”Shonen no Kimi” screening & talk show / 10:30 (doors open 10:00) ●”Itomichi” screening / 14:30 (doors open 14:00)
Venue: SKIP City Sainokuni Visual Plaza 4F Video Hall
[Advance application] Online only / All seats reserved /
* Application period: November 1st (Tuesday) 10:00 to November 13th (Sunday) 23:59
[Registration on the day] Scheduled to accept a few
Capacity: 300 people each time
Inquiries 048-265-2591 (Sainokuni Visual Plaza/Weekdays 9:30-17:30) Website: http://www.skipcity.jp/hall
SKIP City Channel https://www.youtube.com/user/skipcitychannel Delivery URL: https://youtu.be/4ZzuhmQFmBo
■ Screened works
[Video 5: https://prtimes.jp/api/movieim.php?url=www.youtube.com/watch?v=H4ZQL6Etkgg&t=6s] “Boy Boy”
(2019/China, Hong Kong/Chinese/Subtitles/135 minutes)
Director: Derek Tsang
Starring: Chow Dongyu (Zhou Dongyu), Yi Yang Chengxi (Yi Qianxi) A Hong Kong film that is said to be an Academy Award winner in Hong Kong for depicting harsh social problems such as fierce bullying, fierce competition for entrance exams, single-mother families and child poverty. A coming-of-age film co-produced in China and Hong Kong that won eight Golden Statue Awards and was nominated for the 93rd Academy Award for Best International Feature Film. In China, it was a big hit with box office revenue of 25 billion yen, and established the number one in the youth movie genre. The director is Derek Tsang, who debuted as an actor in 2001 and entered the directorial business in 2010 with “Lover’s Discourse” co-directed with Jimmy Wang. Popular actress Zhou Dongyui, who is nicknamed “the sister of 1.3 billion people” in China, and Yi Yang Chengxi, who is a national idol and has shown her acting ability in this work, are appointed as the main characters, and an introverted honor student and a street. It tinglesly depicts the extreme loneliness and pure love of a delinquent boy who lives in this world.
[Video 6: https://prtimes.jp/api/movieim.php?url=www.youtube.com/watch?v=EVbFR9HYtGk]
(2020 / Japan / 116 minutes)
Director/Screenplay: Satoko Yokohama Original work: Osamu Koshigaya “Itomichi” (published by Shincho Bunko)
Starring: Ren Komai, Mei Kurokawa, Mayu Yokota, Ayumu Nakajima, Daimaou Kosaka, Shohei Uno, Yoko Nishikawa, Etsushi Toyokawa Koshigaya, an author who depicts a three-generation family centered on the conflicts of an adolescent girl and spun by the Tsugaru shamisen. A coming-of-age music film based on Osamu’s novel of the same name. Won both the Grand Prix and Audience Award at the 16th Osaka Asian Film Festival. Directed and written by Satoko Yokohama, who is from Aomori Prefecture, the same as the stage.
The main character, Ito Soma, is a high school student from Hirosaki, Aomori, who is good at playing the Tsugaru shamisen. The name comes from the thread path that can be made when playing the shamisen. He has a complex about his strong Tsugaru accent, is not good at speaking, and has few friends, but at heart he is a bit stubborn. After making a big decision and starting a part-time job at a maid cafe, the 16-year-old Ito grows up with the encouragement of her grandmother, father, and colleagues.
■ Talk show guest Katsuben Cinema Club
Born in Wakayama City in 1971. Film critic, writer.
He writes mainly for magazines, newspapers, websites, and pamphlets such as Shukan Bunshun, Asahi Shimbun, Kinema Junpo, Men’s Nonno, Numero TOKYO, and Cinema Today. In charge of the MC for the YouTube channel “Katsuben Cinema Club”.
Author of “Cinema Garage: Children in Ruins” (Film Art). His written and edited works include “21st Century/Cinema X”, “Cine Artist Densetsu”, “Zero Generation of Films from Japan” (Film Art
Publishing), and “Zero’s Plus Films” (Kawade Shobo Shinsha). [Image 2
Born in Shanghai, China in 1988. Came to Japan in 2007 and graduated from Ritsumeikan University.
Since 2008, he has been publishing criticism and industry analysis of Japanese films in Chinese film magazines such as Kandenei and Filmsekai, and portal sites SINA and SOHU. In 2016, he published a thesis titled “Japanese Cinema in the 1900s: A Peaceful
Transformation” at the Beijing Film Academy. China’s largest SNS, Weibo, has about 2.8 million followers. Every day, we are
disseminating information and analysis of Japanese movies. Eiga.COM column “What’s going on? Chinese movie market” is being serialized. Shanghai International Film Festival Programming Advisor
Planner and producer of the web program “Katsuben Cinema Club” Japanese Film Professional Awards Selection Committee
Weibo Certified Film Critic, Annual Grand Prize Selection Committee
*On Saitama Prefectural Citizen’s Day, admission to the Visual Museum is free. Please stop by between screenings.
(C) Sakura Production / Nippon Animation (C) Sakura Production ■Video Museum free admission
In addition to the permanent exhibition where you can experience and learn about the production process of TV and movies, you can also see the “Chibi Maruko-chan Exhibition” commemorating the 30th anniversary of the animation for free.
Hours: 9:30-17:00 (Admission until 16:30)
■ Prefectural Citizen’s Day Special Screening
In the video museum guidance room, we will show free videos that you can enjoy learning about the history and culture of Saitama
Capacity: 100 people (first-come-first-served basis on the day / no reservation required / free entry/exit)
Inquiries 048-265-2500 (Video Museum)
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