Creator Series 3: Death of Domomata Director Oku & More Giveaways

New York - Tokyo
presents the
International Premiere of

NYTFGP (New York - Tokyo Film Grand Prix) 2008 Festival

Japan | 2008 | 80 min. | Japanese with English Subtitles

Thurs. Oct. 9 - Doors open 6:00 - Film starts 7:00pm
Tribeca Cinemas, 54 Varick Street, NYC

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DEATH OF DOMOMATA focuses on a rehab facility in which junkie girls put on an annual play around Christmas. The story slowly melds with the reality of these girls' situation in the rehabilitation center-making for a unique meta-theatrical experience.

Following the screening, Director Oku will be appearing for a short Q&A session.

NYT: Many of your films deal with drugs, and themes touching the darker side of life. What compels you to focus on these elements in your work?
SO: Many Japanese dramas are cheap these days (especially since most TV dramas are comedy). You have to make a drama that you, yourself, want to watch.

See the rest of the interview with director Oku here:

Todays' trivia might win you and a guest one of five free movie pass to see DEATH OF DOMOMATA. Respond to [email protected] with your name, age, and affiliation. Contest ends noon tomorrow, EST. Official rules here:

1. What thematic framing device is the central backbone to DEATH OF DOMOMATA?
2. This film was inspired by Takeo Arishima's 1922 adaptation of what American story?
3. What forms of visual entertainment, other than film, has Director Oku begun to gain notoriety?

Our last newsletter had the incorrect day of the screening. THE CHASING WORLD is premiering on 10/8, which is a WEDNESDAY. Sorry for the confusion!

Join us after the screening for a party in collaboration with Street Attack, for the celebration of Remo Camerota's book "Graffiti Japan." Find out more information by clicking here:

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