2012 / 138 min / with English Subtitles
Directed by Shinsuke Sato
Starring: Junichi Okada, Nana Eikura
West Coast Premiere ★ with Director appearance + Q&A
Based on the bestselling novel “Toshokan Senso” by Hiro Arikawa. Set in the year 2019 in Japan, in order to crack down on free expression, a new law is passed, which allows for the government to create an armed force to find and destroy objectionable printed material. Meanwhile, to oppose this oppressive crackdown, the Library Force is created. The Library force, including instructor Atsushi Dojo (Junichi Okada) and Iku Kasahara (Nana Eikura), work to protect the libraries. A fierce battle then ensues between these two groups.
◉ Special Appearance and Q&A by Director Shinsuke Sato!
Award winning director, Shinsuke Sato will appear for the very special West Coast premiere of his latest film, Library Wars, for both days, 8/2 (Fri) @ 7:00pm, 8/3 (Sat) @ 1:10pm! In addition to introducing this new film, Sato will engage in an insightful Q&A session with audiences immediately following each theatrical screening. Read more about director Sato HERE!
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