2007-01-31 | GENKI Love Yamagata Screening

YIDFF Organizing Committee Co-sponsored Screening
GENKI Love Yamagata Screening

February 12 (Mon)
14:00 (single screening)
GENKI Love (“Mokkosu genki na ai”)
Dir: Terada Yasunori / JAPAN / 2005 / Japanese / Color / Video / 85 min / YIDFF 2005 New Docs Japan

Severely physically-handicapped Kurata Tetsuya living in Kumamoto is unable to get married because his girlfriend’s mother strongly opposes the union. After much effort he obtains his driver’s license, and is determined to make the same effort to get permission to marry. The camera also exposes the characters of other unique residents such as a depressed pachinko addict who lives with Kurata . . .

Discussion with director Terada Yasunori and Kurata Tetsuya, the main character of the documentary.

[Venue] Yamagata Big Wing 2F Large Conference Room
Advance sales: 800 yen
At the door: 1,000 yen
High school students: 500 yen (At the door only)
Junior high school students and younger: free admission
[Presented by] GENKI Love Yamagata Screening Organizing Committee
[Co-presented by]
Labor Cooperation Center Organization Social Relations Committee
YIDFF Organizing Committee
[Contact] phone: 023-622-4775 (Mikka-machi Hidamari Care Facility, 9:00–17:00)

GENKI Love Official Website (Japanese only)