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Screening:the Japanese animated movie "Why we live" with English subtitles

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Honolulu Museum of Art Doris Duke Theatre

900 South Beretania Street

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WHY WE LIVE: Master Rennyo and the Fire at Yoshizaki

Finally, the record-breaking bestseller over 1 million copies sold, Naze Ikiru (the original Japanese version of You Were Born for a Reason) has been made into a movie! This animated movie was screened in Japan for 29 consecutive weeks!

A special one day screening with English subtitles has been scheduled for Hawaii moviegoers.

The movie reveals the “spirit of Buddhism,” the underlying culture of Japan.The movie also answers the universal question, “why live?”

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“No movie has affected me more in my 80 years of life!” “No matter how many times I see this movie, it’ll never be enough."

Voice performance of Master Rennyo by leading actor, Kotaro Satomi, one of Japan’s most celebrated samurai actors.

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