Fukushima Based Film “HULA GIRLS” to Raise Funds for Relief
at VIZ Cinema
NEW PEOPLE and NEW PEOPLE Entertainment (NEW PEOPLE’s Film Licensing and Distribution Department) is holding 3 screenings of HULA GIRLS, an award-winning film based in the currently devastated Fukushima, Japan. The admission is free with suggested donations from $10 that could be donated at VIZ Cinema or through our online box office ( **For online purchases, online service fee will be charged. )
100% of proceeds will be donated to NORTHERN JAPAN EARTHQUAKE RELIEF FUNDS by Japantown’s JCCCNC
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- online donation option also available!
Based on a true story, HULA GIRLS is a heartwarming comedy about coal miners’ daughters who took a once-in-a-lifetime chance to escape their monotonous lives, only to become unwitting heroes to their depressed mining town as well as the whole of Japan. A must see! HULA GIRLS was Japan’s official entry to the 2007 Academy Awards Best Foreign Film category that won four Japanese Academy Awards the same year including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Screenplay and Best Supporting Actress. (more about Hula Girls)
For more information about the movie, visit Hula Girls’ official site.
Watch the trailer!
“Loaded with underdog heroics and bursting with youthful enthusiasm… it sure is a lot of fun.” —Variety