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An Open-air Screening

An Open-air Screening of "Animation for Peace"

On the occasion of 30th anniversary, there will be an open air screening of films by the two great masters from Canada: "Neighbors" by Norman McLaren and "The Man Who Was Planting Trees" from Frédérick Back.

【Time and Date】August 6th (Wed) 20:15~
【Place】North side of the east building of Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum Admission free



©1952 National Film Board of Canada. All rights reserved.

◆Academy Award ® for Documentary Short Subject in 1952
◆Registered as UNESCO Memory of the World in 2009

Directed by: Norman McLaren

A parable about two people who come to blows and tragedy over the possession of a flower. This film was made at the time of the Korean War, and Norman McLaren expressed anti-war message in this work.


©Société Radio-Canada

◆Grand Prize of International Animation Festival Hiroshima in 1987
◆Academy Award ® for Animated Short Films in 1987

"The Man Who Was Planting Trees"
Directed by: Frédérick Back

A story of a man who continually planted trees on deserted ground from before the World War Ⅰ to after the World War Ⅱ to bring green back there.