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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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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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