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Doc on Japanese gay political candidate opens Out On Screen Film Festival

The film Kanako: Challenging The System, directed by Naomi Hiltz, will open Vancouver's Out On Screen Film Festival on August 22. The doc follows Kanako Otsuji on the campaign trail to become the first gay Japanese Senator. After the film premieres at Out on Screen, a prominent GLBT film fest, the doc will air on OUTTV.
June 10, 2009

The film Kanako: Challenging The System, directed by Naomi Hiltz, will open Vancouver’s Out On Screen Film Festival on August 22. The doc follows Kanako Otsuji on the campaign trail to become the first gay Japanese Senator. After the film premieres at Out on Screen, a prominent GLBT film fest, the doc will air on OUTTV.

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Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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