Wrestling with art

Local social innovation film society Reel Causes is teaming up with the Vancouver Japanese Community Volunteer Association - Tonari Gumi, to present Zachary Heinzerling’s Oscar-nominated documentary, “Cutie and the Boxer.” 
A reflection of love, sacrifice and the human spirit, “Cute and the Boxer” explores the enduring and endearing but sometimes chaotic 40-year marriage of renowned “boxing” painter Ushio Shinohara and his artist wife, Noriko. Spanning four decades, the film is a moving portrait of a couple with a challenging past wrestling with the present and future, against a backdrop of lives dedicated to art.
Thursday, March 27 2014 at 7:15 p.m.
Djavad Mowafaghian Cinema, Goldcorp Centre for the Arts 
149 West Hastings, Vancouver
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