University of Rochester

EVENT: Boys! Be Ambitious! the Last Film in the Japan Foundation 2000 Film Series

TIME, DATE, AND PLACE: 8 p.m., Thursday, April 20, in Hoyt Auditorium on the University of Rochester River Campus

ADMISSION: Free and open to the public Note: Parking is available on University lots after 7 p.m. weeknights.

April 3, 2000

The Department of Modern Languages and Cultures is sponsoring a screening of Boys! Be Ambitious! This movie is set against the Osaka Exposition of 1970. It follows the life of a teenage gang that works out its own adolescent version of Fight Club, with some interesting twists. The movie will be shown at 8 p.m., Thursday, April 20, in Hoyt Auditorium on the University of Rochester River Campus.

This film is the last in a series sponsored annually at American universities and cultural institutions by the Japan Foundation. This series, "Coming of Age in Japan," is aimed at providing a glimpse into Japanese culture.

For more information, contact the Modern Languages Department at (585) 275-4251.

Note to Editors: This film previously had been scheduled for Thursday, March 16.




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