Tokyo Filmex 2013 - Full Lineup Announced

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Tokyo Filmex 2013 - Full Lineup Announced
This Saturday sees the start of the Tokyo Filmex 2013 Festival. The festival concentrates on promoting works by young filmmakers from across Asia in its Competition Section while the Special Screenings offer ten new films from around the world.

Every year Filmex hosts a couple of interesting Special Programs, and this year they are focusing on French director Jean Gremillon, showing three of his films from the late thirties and early forties, and Japanese auteur Nakamura Noboru. It is Nakamura's centennial anniversary and three of his films will be shown with newly commissioned English subtitled prints to celebrate. The director's 1963 film Twin Sisters of Kyoto and 1967's Portrait of Chieko were both nominated for Best Foreign Language Academy Awards.
Check out the full festival lineup below.


Youth - Tom Shoval
In Bloom -
Nana Ekvtimishvili, Simon Gross
Harmony Lessons -
Emir Baigazin
Karaoke Girl
Visra Vichit Vadakan
Anthony Chen
Transit Hannah Espiaa
Time in Quichi
Chang Tso-chi
Forgetting to Know You
Quan Ling
The Horses of Fukushima
 Matsubayashi Yojyu
Tokyo Bitch, I Love You
Yoshida Kohki

Special Screenings

A Touch of Sin - Jia Zhang-ke - Opening Film
The Missing Picture - Rithy Panh - Closing Film
Ongoing Smile
- Mohsen Makhmalbaf
From Visible To Invisible
- Manoel de Oliveira
- Atom Egoyan
My Name is Hmm...
- Agnès Troublé (aka agnès b.)
An Episode in the Life of an Iron Picker
- Danis Tanovic
Ana Arabia
- Amos Gitai
Closed Curtain
- Jafar Panahi, Kamboziya Partovi
Stray Dogs
TSAI Ming-liang

Special Program (1)
Filmmaker in Focus: Nakamura Noboru centennial anniversary

Home Sweet Home
When It Rains, It Pours
The Shape of Night

Special Program (2)
Filmmaker in Focus: Jean Gremillon

Lady Killer
The Strange Monsieur Victor
Summer Light

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