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HELLO! JUNICHI
ハロー!純一
Japan 2013 | 90 min.
Asian, Children, Comedy

HIFF favorite Katsuhito Ishii returns to his indie film roots and crafts a story about Junichi — A timid third grader who can't muster the courage to return an eraser he borrowed from his...

Sat, Apr 18 - 1:00PM  Dole Cannery D

Sun, Apr 19 - 2:30PM  Dole Cannery D

MIDNIGHT DINER
深夜食堂
Japan 2014 | 119 min.
Asian, Drama

A small diner is located in a back alley of a shopping district. The diner opens up after midnight and its menu consists of only pork miso soup and sake. However, the mysterious proprietor of this...

Sat, Apr 11 - 8:30PM  Dole Cannery A

Wed, Apr 15 - 6:00PM  Dole Cannery A

Sun, Apr 19 - 4:15PM  Dole Cannery A

A SAMURAI CHRONICLE
蜩ノ記
Japan 2014 | 129 min.
Asian, Drama, Period/Historical

A samurai named Danno Shozaburo (Junichi Okada) is sent on an unusual assignment to watch over a disgraced samurai named Toda Shukoku (Koji Yakusho). 7 years earlier, Shukoku was arrested for having...

Fri, Apr 10 - 8:00PM  Dole Cannery A

Sat, Apr 11 - 3:00PM  Dole Cannery A

THREE SISTERS
六月燈の三姉妹
Japan 2014 | 105 min.
Asian, Drama, Family, Women

The family run Toraya sweet shop is in financial straights; meanwhile, all three daughters in the family are out of luck with love and struggling in their private lives. Second daughter Namie has...

Sat, Apr 11 - 3:45PM  Dole Cannery D

Sun, Apr 12 - 1:00PM  Dole Cannery D

Fri, Apr 17 - 4:00PM  Dole Cannery C

UNSUNG HERO
イン・ザ・ヒーロー
Japan 2014 | 124 min.
Action, Asian, Drama

48-year-old Wataru Honjo is a big fan of Bruce Lee and works as a suit actor (costume wearing stunt performer). Even though he doesn't have the typical body for his profession, he has worked in...

Sat, Apr 11 - 1:15PM  Dole Cannery D

Sun, Apr 12 - 3:15PM  Dole Cannery D

WHEN MARNIE WAS THERE
思い出のマーニー
Japan 2014 | 103 min.
Anime, Asian, Coming of Age, Drama, Fantasy

The latest feature film from revered Studio Ghibli, HIFF is honored to present WHEN MARNIE WAS THERE directed by Hiromasa Yonebayashi and based on the Joan G. Robinson children’s novel. Anna...

Sat, Apr 18 - 6:00PM  Dole Cannery A

Sun, Apr 19 - 4:45PM  Dole Cannery C

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