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Coming of Age Film Festival Presents: Firefly Dreams (2001)
May 25, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
Firefly Dreams ((Ichiban utsukushî natsu) (2001)
John Williams | 1h 45min | Drama | (Japan)
This Japanese film tells the story of a troubled teenager sent to the country for the summer where she is asked to care for an aging neighbor with Alzheimer’s disease. The friendship that develops highlights the importance of taking people as they are now—for both of them.
*The Film rights for this event are sponsored by the Director, John Williams
Coming of Age is San Diego’s only Film Festival dedicated to promoting, reinforcing and celebrating the process and power of Aging. To make the Festival as inclusive and accessible as possible, admission is free to all films. Seating and Tickets are on a first come basis. Doors open at 5:30pm for 6pm screenings.
The five-film series will run weekly, from April 27 to May 25, 2018
Film introductions and Q+A moderation by Mario D Garrett PhD, Professor of Gerontology Professor at the School of Social Work at SDSU
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