Saturday, April 7, 2012

410,000 attend Okinawa movie fest, but it's still a money-loser | The Japan Times Online

The fourth edition of the Okinawa International Movie Festival, held from March 24 to 31, was a strange beast, combining screenings of 102 films from Japan, Asia and elsewhere with manzai comics and other acts from the powerful Yoshimoto Kogyo agency, which underwrote the entire event, in cooperation with corporate and government partners. "It's not a film festival — it's a Yoshimoto matsuri (festival)," one waggish staffer told me.

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