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Press Conference Announcement:
28th TIFF to Open with “The Walk” and Close with “TERMINAL”
©2015 TIFF

The press conference to announce the event outline of the 28th edition of Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF) was held on July 28 at Roppongi Hills, Tokyo.

The OPENING FILM and the CLOSING FILM of the 28th TIFF were announced. “The Walk” directed by Robert Zemeckis, starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt will open the festival and the “TERMINAL” directed by Tetsuo Shinohara, starring Koichi Sato, will close the 28th TIFF.

Also this year’s July President was announced. Bryan Singer, the director of “The Usual Suspects” which won two Academy Awards® and the Tokyo Gold Prize in Young Cinema Competition at the 8th TIFF will serve as the head of jury. His other film credits include the highly successful “X-Men” series.

In addition, Isao YUKISADA, Sotho Kulikar and Brillante Mendoza, the three directors of the omnibus film project, “Asian Three-Fold Mirror” came up on the stage as guests and the outline of the project was revealed. Three directors will be filming it in Asian countries and the world premiere of their completed project will be screened in 2016, at the 29th TIFF. Also it is planned to be presented at major film festival around the world and to be released in Japan and abroad.

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28th Tokyo International Film Festival OPENING FILM “The Walk”
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28th Tokyo International Film Festival CLOSING FILM “TERMINAL”
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28th Tokyo International Film Festival Competition Jury President



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Special Program


TERAYAMA FILMS / Orson Welles: The Known and the Unknown 
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Ken Takakura and His Era: Commemorative Screening
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This Year’s Special Animation Program: “Gundam”
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Japan Premiere, 4K Digital Restored Version of Ran 
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The 28th Tokyo International Film Festival will take place October 22-31, 2015 at Roppongi Hills and TOHO Cinemas Roppongi, and other venues in Tokyo. (Official web site: )



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