• Kyodo News


Three more theaters in Tokyo and one in Osaka have decided against screening “Yasukuni,” a controversial documentary on Yasukuni Shrine by Chinese director Li Ying scheduled for release in mid-April, officials of the cinemas said Monday.

The development means that no theater in the capital will show the film. The three cinemas were planning to premier “Yasukuni” on April 12 in Tokyo, after a fourth theater had earlier backed out.

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