[KineJapan] More problems for Shusenjo

Jeremy Harley jeremyharley at gmail.com
Mon Oct 28 20:49:26 EDT 2019

We should call them. I will call later today, but what's the best question
to ask, I wonder. The director blames concerns of Kawasaki City in the
statement you posted. So would the question be to ask Kawasaki City why
they couldn't work with the police to provide some degree of protection for
the citizens working on the festival?
What's the solution in these situations? Presumably they are genuinely

Jeremy Harley
Mabashi Wonderland Movie Festival

On Tue, Oct 29, 2019 at 5:59 AM Markus Nornes via KineJapan <
kinejapan at mailman.yale.edu> wrote:

> Miki Dezaki's film just got pulled, Aichi Trienalle Style, from a small
> film festival in Kawasaki. Disgusting.
> https://english.kyodonews.net/news/2019/10/4ea093c14799-japan-film-festival-decides-not-to-show-comfort-women-movie.html?fbclid=IwAR0QO_OFQgc00DMQojyPnSQDuZjk8W4LfRXaonI64MYv-ZX_HLKWw6MUJkE
> Wakamatsu Pro protested the action by pulling two of their films.
> Here is the festival's. official statement:
> https://www.main.siff.jp/release <cinema-uma at siff.jp>
> Markus
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