SOUR STRAWBERRIES Cinema Debut Oct 10th-30th every day, Cine Nouveau Osaka Kujo


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Passing on this info.  (日本語のアナウンスメントは英語の下です。)Arudou Debito in Sapporo

Dear Ladies and Gentlemen,

We are happy to announce that the critically acclaimed documentary “SOUR STRAWBERRIES – Japan’s hidden »guest workers«” will have its premier in a cinema in Japan at Osaka’s Ciné Nouveau in Kujo.

The first screening will be on Saturday, 10th October 2009 at 10:30 am. Director Tilman König will be present and happy to answer questions from 11:30 onwards.

The discussion will be held in Japanese. Questions in English and German will be answered as well.

“SOUR STRAWBERRIES – Japan’s hidden »Guest Workers«”, a movie by Tilman König and Daniel Kremers, G/J 2008, 56 min, color, 16:9. Original in German, Japanese, Chinese, English with English and Japanese Subtitles.

Everyday from October 10th to October 30th 2009

The film was supported by Stiftung “Menschenwürde und Arbeitswelt”, Berlin and CinemAbstruso, Leipzig.


“‘Sour Strawberries’ spotlights the plight of non-Japanese ‘trainees'” — Japan Times Online

“A must see!” – Kansai Scene








2 comments on “SOUR STRAWBERRIES Cinema Debut Oct 10th-30th every day, Cine Nouveau Osaka Kujo

  • Mark Wollacott says:

    That is great news! I am glad many people will be able to watch this documentary and learn a few things about the plight of immigrants in Japan.

    Mark Wollacott aka W.F. Tyrman
    Kansai Scene.

  • Hello, I’m interested in issues of migration/immigration, refugees, and ethnic minorities in Japan, and love to see your film, ‘Sour Strawberries’, if possible. I would also like to show it to my university students in Okinawa. Could you please tell me whether the film is available as a DVD or not, and if so how and where I could rent it. Thanks.


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