Japanese film screening of “KanZeOn”

Event: Japanese film screening of “KanZeOn”
Date: Mon. March 18, 2013 - Mon. March 18, 2013.
Location: The Japan Foundation (131 Bloor Street West, 2nd floor) - Toronto, Canada


kanZeOnOn Monday March 18, The Japan Foundation will be showing an additional screening of music documentary, KanZeOn. This event is part of The Japan Foundation’s series of Buddhist documentary screenings, exploring a side of Japanese culture that is rarely seen .

Date: Monday March 18
Location: The Japan Foundation, 2nd floor
Time: 6:30PM (Doors open at 6PM)
Charge: Admission is free of charge, however if you would like to attend, remember to RSVP online www.jftor.org/whatson/rsvp.php or (416) 966-1600 x105. Doors open at 6pm

SYNOPSIS: Filmed in Kyushu, KanZeOn, looks at the intersection of sound, music and spirituality through three musicians: Akinobu Tatsumi, a Buddhist priest and DJ;, Eri Fujii, a sho (flute) player; Akihiro Iitomi, a Noh theatre performer. The film invites the audience to immerse into this unconventional and trans-formative world.

“A mysterious and compelling meditation on sound, song, story, ritual, performance, nature, tradition and Japanese Buddhism…”
- Gaetano Kazuo Maida
Exec. Director of the Buddhist Film Foundation

“…a precious reminder of the monstrously underrated, visionary capabilities that lie in nonfiction film. a very special viewing experience that seems designed to reinvigorate one’s awe and curiousity.”
- Marc Saint-Cyr, J-Film Pow-Wow blog

4 Responses to Japanese film screening of “KanZeOn”

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  2. Cindy says:

    Thanks for listing our event! Advance tickets are available at: http://saykimchi.eventbrite.ca/

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