2023.10.06 [Updates]
TIFF Special Talk Session – Kering “Women In Motion” Apply now for a chance to join an exclusive talk.

As part of its third partnership with the Tokyo International Film Festival, Kering is pleased to host an exclusive Women In Motion Talk with South Korean actor Bae Doona, Japanese actor Mizukawa Asami, and Japanese producer Washio Kayo. With a special opening speech from the Palme d’Or-winning filmmaker Kore-eda Hirokazu, these three icons will discuss women’s representation in the film industries of South Korea, Japan, and the U.S., and the challenges of promoting equality from their unique perspectives.
TIFF Special Talk Session- Kering “Women In Motion”
Bae Doona (Actor), Mizukawa Asami (Actor), Washio Kayo (Producer)
Opening Speech:
Kore-eda Hirokazu (Filmmaker)
Tatsuta Atsuko (Film Journalist)
Date & Time:
October 27 (Fri), 2023 [Doors open at 10:30 am, Event will be from 11:00 am to 12:15 pm (tentative)]
TOHO Cinemas Hibiya Screen 5
How to apply:
Apply from the application from below by October 13 (Fri).
*Admission Free
Japanese, Korean (Japanese, Korean, English simultaneous interpretation)
Number of seats available:
80 seats
* A lottery will be held if number of applicants exceeds capacity. Attendance notice email will be sent to the attendees by October 18 (Wed) 15:00 pm.
*A lottery will be held if number of applicants exceeds capacity.
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*Children under elementary school are not allowed to enter.
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Mizukawa Asami

Mizukawa made her screen debut in Shanghai Mermaid Legend Murder Case (1997) and won numerous awards for Runway (2020) and A Beloved Wife (2019). Her directorial debut film, About a Man, was released in 2022. She continues to appear in prominent films such as The Silent Service, Six Singing Women, and Beyond the Fog.
Bae Doona
Bae Doona made her screen debut in The Ring Virus (1999) and made a name for herself in Barking Dogs Never Bite (2000). She is also well known for her appearances in films directed by Japanese directors such as Kore-eda Hirokazu’s Air Doll and Broker. In August 2023, Next Sohee was released in Japan.
Washio Kayo
Worked in the Movie Department at WOWOW before opening the LA office in 2011, where she negotiated contracts with major studios and handled international co-productions, including Martin Scorsese’s The New York Review of Books. Recently co-produced Tokyo Vice, which completed filming of Season 2 this year, with HBO Max (now Max).

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