"DAD'S LUNCH BOX"- SPECIAL FREE FILM SCREENING
Sunday, December 8, 2019
Gateway Film Center
©2017 "DAD'S LUNCH BOX" Film Partners
Directed by Masakazu Fukatsu
2017 / 76 minutes / Japanese with English subtitles
JASCO, The Consulate General of Japan in Detroit, and the Gateway Film Center are proud to partner for a special screening of the 2017 Film "Dad's Lunch Box"!
The film adaptation of a true story which was re-tweeted by 80,000 people and liked by 260,000 people on Twitter. At the helm is Fukatsu Masakazu, who has created on music videos for a number of bands and artists, including andymori and ONE OK ROCK, among others. Throughout the three years of high school, Midori (Takeda Rena) ate the bento lunch her dad (Watanabe Toshimi) made for her every single day. In the very last bento of high school, Midori finds a photo of “the first high school bento” along with a hand written letter from her dad.
The screening is free and open to the public. RSVP required.
There are only 45 seats in the theater, so be sure to register immediately!
About the director:
Masakau Fukatsu was Born in N.Y. In 1997 he joined C.T.P.P as a staff member and studied under Mitsuo Shindo as an apprentice. In 2002 he became independent. In 2010 he joined FACTORY1994. He worked on music videos such as andymori, ONE OK ROCK, 9mm Parabellum Bullet, Ling tosite sigure. He won the Best Rock Video Award at the MTV VMAJ(Video Music Awards Japan) and became the most influential video artist in the Rock scene.
He has made his debut as a feature film director with DAD’S LUNCH BOX.