Saturday, November 10, 2007

Bonenkai: December 6, from 6:00 pm

The Canada Japan Societyt is pleased to invite you to join us at Mochizuki Restaurant on Thursday December 6, 2007 from 6:00 p.m. onward for our annual Bonenkai to celebrate the end of another successful year.

Mochizuki is located at 655 Bay Street (at the corner of Bay Street and Elm Street). The cost of admission is fifteen dollars for members, and twenty dollars for non-members.
Please email to confirm your attendance.

Friday, November 9, 2007

All About Lily Chou-Chou

The Canada Japan Society is proud to present a screening of Shunji Iwai’s 2001masterpiece “All About Lily Chou-Chou”, a brutal tale of teenaged isolation, bullying, and fan obsession, Iwai tells the story of high school students trying to transcend their troubled lives through their worship of the fictional pop icon, Lily Chou-Chou. Shot luminously on digital video and featuring the music of Claude Debussy this is a film not onlt for lovers of Japanese cinema, but of cinema period!

Admission: $8.00 ($5.00 for CJS members)
Friday, November 16, 2007
7:00pm - 9:30pm
National Film Board Theatre
150 John Street
Toronto, ON

Post party will be at Everest Café 224 QUEEN ST W


Wednesday, November 7, 2007

"Changing Japan - Looking back and looking ahead"

An Event Not to be Missed!

Kick off event for a new Japan-Canada business speaker series
co-hosted by the JCCC and the CJS of Toronto

"Changing Japan - Looking back and looking ahead
An evening with Robert Ulmer "

The Canada Japan Society of Toronto and the JCCC are pleased to present the first of a business speaker series - an evening with Robert Ulmer, a respected expert on Japan. He will present his views on the changes Japan has been going through and the changes Japan will continue to experience. If you are interested in Japan and in Canada-Japan relations, this is one event you cannot miss!

Robert Ulmer is one of the founding members of the Canada Japan Society of Toronto and is presently representing the Government of Ontario in Japan as Counselor of Ontario International Marketing Centre at the Embassy of Canada in Japan. He was formerly with Scotiabank and with JETRO.

DATE: Thursday, November 8th
TIME: 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
PLACE: JCCC (6 Garamond Court, Toronto)
FEE: $10.00
Light refreshments will be served

Please RSVP to 416-441-2345 by Friday, Nov. 2.

Sunday, November 4, 2007

The Toronto Japanese Short Film Festival

This is the fifth year of the festival which presents innovative short films highlighting contemporary Japanese culture.

The festival is held at:
Innis Town Hall,
2 Sussex Avenue @ St. George Street (one block south of Bloor)

Dates & Screening Times
Thu, Nov. 8th - 6:30pm, 8:15pm
Fri, Nov. 9th - 6:30pm, 8:15pm, 10:00pm
Sat, Nov. 10th - 4:45pm, 6:30pm, 8:15pm, 10:00pm Sun, Nov. 11th - 6:30pm

Ticket Information

Single Ticket: $7 in advance, $10 at the door
5 Screenings Pass: $27 in advance, $35 at the door
Closing Party: $10 in advance

Advance Tickets are on sale now at
Queen Video (480 Bloor St. W. & 412 Queen St. W.) Little Tokyo (199 Augusta Ave.) SANKO (730 Queen St. W.)

A complete schedule and description of each film is available on the festival web site at