Project Dreams – How to Build Mazinger Z’s Hangar Headlines the 2020 Japanese Film Festival!
The Japan Foundation, Manila kicks off its first digital edition of the Japanese Film Festival (JFF) with a drive-in cinema experience with an ode to a manga and anime classic! Catch the 3-day special screening on November 20 to 22, 6:00 pm at the SM Cinema Drive-in at the Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City!
Festival opening film Project Dreams – How to Build Mazinger Z’s Hangar 前田建設ファンタジー営業部 (2020, 115 mins) follows the journey of Maeda Corporation’s fantasy marketing department on a mission to make the impossible possible and challenge the boundaries between reality and fiction.
The film, which is coincidentally based on real-facts wherein the firm Maeda Corporation exists and does the file on Mazinger Z Hangar is directed by HANABUSA Tsutomu. He is known by regular JFF viewers by his film Kakegurui 賭ケグルイ, which was voted as one of the festival’s fan favorites in 2019. The cast includes TAKASUGI Mahiro, KAMIJI Yusuke, and KISHII Yukino, with a screenplay by UEDA Makoto.
This screening is part of the JFF Plus: Online Festival, made possible by festival partners: JTI International, Philippines, Film Development Council of the Philippines, the Embassy of Japan in the Philippines, and SM Cinema.
Apart from Project Dreams – How to Build Mazinger Z’s Hangar, you can also watch the rest of the films from November 20-29 at the comfort and safety of your own homes. You may check the films available on their website: watch.jff.jpf.go.jp. Follow the official Japan Foundation, Manila website, and social media pages for updates and full screening schedules.
Tickets for the three-day screening at SM Cinema Drive-in are available at Php 100 each via SM Tickets!
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