Japan Cinema Celebration
On Monday, February 4, 2019, Consul General Akira Chiba hosted a “Japan Cinema Celebration - A Year of Golden Films” reception to acknowledge two films, “Mirai” and “Shoplifters”, and celebrate their great achievements. After the remarks by Consul General Akira Chiba, Mr. Mamoru Hosoda, Director (“Mirai”; the 91st Academy Award Nominee, Animated Film), and Ms. Kaoru Matsuzaki, Producer (“Shoplifters”; the 91st Academy Award Nominee, Foreign Language Film) delivered remarks and introduced their film works.
Before the program began, a press conference was also held at the official residence. At the reception, all the guests enjoyed each other’s company and pleasant conversation.