Japan director Koreeda, others push for film industry support body

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Japanese director Hirokazu Koreeda and six other filmmakers said Tuesday they have established a group to push for the creation of an organization to improve the working environment in the domestic film industry amid increasing cases of harassment allegations. The group is seeking to establish a specialized organization similar to France's National Centre for Cinema and the Moving Image, which provides various types of support to the industry by collecting a portion of revenue from box-office sales and distribution rights, Koreeda and others said at a press conference at the Foreign Correspond...

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