2016.10.25 [Event Information]
From Rio to Tokyo: “Tokyo Olympiad” + Special Talk Show with Olympian Athletes

TIFF is pleased to announce that we have added a Special Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics Commemorative Screening, featuring Kon Ichikawa’s masterpiece, Tokyo Olympiad (1965, Digitally Restored Version) followed by a talk session with three Olympic medalists.

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Ichikawa’s landmark documentary captured not only the sporting competitions but also the people who lived and breathed during the Tokyo Olympics in 1964. It was invited to the 18th Cannes Film Festival out of Competition and immediately received international acclaim.
We look forward to your attendance at the Special Talk Show after the screening.
◆Special Program: Tokyo Olympiad Special Talk
Date:November 2 (Wed)
Venue: EX Theater Roppongi
Saori YOSHIDA – Three-time Olympic gold medal-winning wrestler
Hiromi MIYAKE – Rio Olympics bronze medal-winning weightlifter
Yoshiyuki MIYAKE – Mexico Olympics bronze medal-winning weightlifter (and also Hiromi Miyake’s father)
For details of this film, please click here.
* Consecutive interpretation (J/E) to be provided.
* Guests and speakers are subject to change without prior notice.


29th Tokyo International Film Festival
Dates: October 25 – November 3, 2016
Venues: Roppongi Hills, EX Theater Roppongi and other venues in Tokyo.

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