Arab Film Festival in Tokyo 2008

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The Japan Foundation's annual Arab Film Festival is being held for the fourth time this year with New Arab Cinema of well-known masters and encore of Arab Film Festival 2005-2007.
The festival's main attraction this year is a musical road movie BOSTA, a record blockbuster in Lebanon.  Its lead actress Nadine Labaki is also known as up-and-coming movie director.

Dates March 17-19, 2008
Venue Sogetsu Hall,Sogetsu Kaikan,1st Floor
Access
2-21, Akasaka Minato-ku Tokyo
Nearest station: Aoyama-itchome (Ginza, Hanzomon and Oedo subway lines), Exit 4
Outline March 23-25, 2008
Dates March 23-25, 2008
Venue OAG Hall, OAG Haus, 1st Floor
Access
7-5-56 Akasaka Minato-ku Tokyo
Nearest station: Aoyama-itchome (Ginza, Hanzomon and Oedo subway lines), Exit 4
Ticket
Single Ticket: Advance 800
At the door 1,000
Five-Session Tickets: Advance 3,500
At the door 4,500
Date-and-Session Specified for BOSTA: Advance 1,000 (only 200 tickets)
At the door 1,200
With valid ID, JF SUPPORTERS CLUB members and seniors aged 65 or over can buy ticket at the door at fare for advance ticket.

Presented by: The Japan Foundation
Programme director: Kenji Ishizaka
With the cooperation of:
Embassy of the Arab Republic of Egypt in Japan
EDEN ENTERTAINMENT INC.
SIGLO Ltd.
ALBATROS Co., Ltd
Association for the Development of Arab-Asian Dialogue (ADAD)
With the special cooperation of: PIA CORPORATION

New Arab Cinema

Sign of with Japanese and English subtitleswith Japanese & English subtitles
others: with Japanese subtitles only

  • still photograph from Out of Coverage Out of Coverage
    (2007 / dir. Abdellatif Abdul-Hamid / Syria)
    with Japanese and English subtitles
  • still photograph from In the Heliopolis Flat In the Heliopolis Flat
    (2007 /dir. Mohammed Khan / Egypt)
    with Japanese and English subtitles
  • still photograph from Full Bloom Full Bloom
    (2006 / dir. Sandra Madi / Jordan)
    with Japanese and English subtitles
  • still photograph from V.H.S. – Kahloucha V.H.S. – Kahloucha
    (2006 / dir. Néjib Belkadhi / Tunisia)
    with Japanese and English subtitles
  • still photograph from Days of Glory Days of Glory
    (2006 / dir. Rachid Bouchareb / Algeria)
  • still photograph from Bosta Bosta
    (2005 / dir. Philippe Aractingi / Lebanon)

Encore of Film Festivals 2005-2007

with Japanese and English subtitleswith Japanese & English subtitles
others: with Japanese subtitles only

  • still photograph from Listeners' Request Listeners' Request
    (2003 / dir. Abdellatif Abdul-Hamid / Syria)
    with Japanese and English subtitles
  • still photograph from Bab' Aziz Bab' Aziz
    (2004 / dir. Nacer Khemir / Tunisia)
  • still photograph from Bab El Web Bab El Web
    (2004 / dir. Merzak Allouache / Algeria)
  • still photograph from Forget Baghdad Forget Baghdad
    (2002 / dir. Samir/ Iraq)
  • still photograph from Terrorism & Kebab Terrorism & Kebab
    (1992 / dir. Sherif Arafa / Egypt)
  • still photograph from Dreams of Hind and Kamilia Dreams of Hind and Kamilia
    (1989 / dir. Mohamed Khan/ Egypt)
  • still photograph from Waiting Waiting
    (2005 / dir. Rashid Masharawi / Palestine)
  • still photograph from The Yacoubian Building The Yacoubian Building
    (2006 / dir. Marwan Hamed / Egypt)
  • still photograph from Out of Place Out of Place
    (2005 / dir. Makoto Sato)

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