Japan May Finally Show “The Cove”

Six Japanese movie theaters will screen an Oscar-winning documentary about dolphin hunting in Japan, the film’s Japanese distributor said Monday, after pleas from free-speech advocates to resist pressure from nationalists to block its release.

“The theaters have taken a stand,” Mr. Kato said. “But protests are continuing, and we cannot let our guard down yet.”

Source

This comes after many cancellations.  Catch up on it from the New York Times here.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: