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Japanese Film Screenings in Georgia

By Mariam Chanishvili
Wednesday, December 5
Japanese Film Festival will take place in Tbilisi on December 15-16.

The film screenings will be held at Amirani Cinema.

The films are presented in Japanese, with Georgian and English subtitles.

Films provided during the festival will feature - A Living Promise by Kan Ishibashi, The Vancouver Asahi by Yuya Ishii, Sing My Life by Nobuo Mizuta, A Sparkle of Life by Bunji Sotoyama.

A Living Promise is a 2016 Japanese drama, which had grossed US$3.4 million in Japan by 2016.

Sing My Life was also released in 2016. The film tells the story of a 73-years-old woman, who was unable to live the life she wished for, so she decides to change things.

The events are supported by the Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Georgia.

The attendance to the festival is free of charge.

Japanese film screenings will take place in various countries, such as Spain, Russia, India, Australia, Germany, USA, Canada, etc.

The Japan Foundation is Japan's only institution dedicated to carrying out comprehensive international cultural exchange programs throughout the world. With the objective of deepening mutual understanding between the people of Japan and other countries/regions, various activities and information services create opportunities for people-to-people interactions.

Embassy of Japan in Georgia organizes numerous cultural events in Georgia.

Japan and Georgia closely cooperate within the framework of the United Nations and other various international organizations.

Japan has extended foreign aid to Georgia for various economic and cultural development projects. The balance of trade between the two countries is also in favor of Japan, with Japan exporting automobiles and manufactured goods, and Georgia exporting food products and chemicals.