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French Movie "Dheepan" about Sri Lanka & Plum Blossoms Walk

Hosted by a member of the Osaka Cycling Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Sat 10 Mar 11:30 - 17:30

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French movie, Dheepan about Sri Lanka and Plum blossoms walk @Minpaku in Osaka

*Film is in English/French/Tamil with Japanese subtitle.
Venue : National Museum of Ethnology (Nickname: Minpaku)
Address: Protected content Expo Park, Suita, Osaka Protected content
How to get there: Protected content

Date: Saturday, March 10th
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Meeting time: 11:30am
Ticket: Protected content for the film and the exhibition
*Free ticket for the movie is distributed from 11am. One person can only take two seats so some of us have to go to get tickets after we meet up.

11: Protected content Lunch at the restaurant of the National Museum of Ethnology
(They have Vietnamese or Thai food menu, too.)
12:30-1pm Walk among Plum blossom trees next to the museum
1pm Film Hall opens
1:30pm Film lecture starts (Sorry, this must be only in Japanese.)
4:30pm Film ends
See museum exhibition until 5pm Museum closes.

I recently knew that the Minpaku museum holds a monthly film screening. The film for March is Dheepan, French film directed by Jacque Audiard and won the palm d’or in Protected content . The film is about refugees especially of Tamils from Sri Lanka.
Details from wiki: Protected content

With the ticket, you can also see the thematic, regional exhibition and special exhibition. If you prefer to enjoy more, please let me know, you can come earlier than our meeting time and start visiting exhibitions. This time the thematic exhibition is about Ainu, indigenous people of Hokkaido and Russia, wood carving master, Mr. Fujito Takeki.
Details from museum HP: Protected content
About Ainu people: Protected content

March is the season of plum blossoms. We can enjoy different color and perfume of plum compared to cherry blossoms.