Switch Movie Fes. 2013

Switch Movie Fes. 2013

Culture mag Switch has compiled an eclectic lineup for this one-day film festival at Toho Cinemas Roppongi Hills. Get there early to hear ex-AKB48 member and closet movie buff Atsuko Maeda talk about her love for Singin' in the Rain (really!), take in a selection of short films by artist Takashi Murakami, or catch advance screenings of the film adaptation of hit manga series Saint Young Men and Stoker (pictured), the first English-language flick by Oldboy director Park Chan-wook. Tickets are available by lottery via Ticket Pia until April 9, and go on general sale on April 17.

10am-12.15pm: Singin' in the Rain (talk by Atsuko Maeda)
12.30pm-2.15pm: Takashi Murakami short films (talk by Takashi Murakami)
2.40pm-4.20pm: Stoker
4.45pm-6.45pm: Saint Young Men (talk by Keiichi Suzuki & Ryomei Shirai)
7.10pm-9.20pm: Fukushima Documentary Film: That Day - Fukushima is Alive - (talk by Hirokazu Koreeda & Michihiko Yanai)