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Witches of the Orient (2021)
VIRTUAL SCREENING
Witches of the Orient (2021)
VIRTUAL SCREENING
Witches of the Orient (2021)
VIRTUAL SCREENING
Witches of the Orient (2021)
VIRTUAL SCREENING
Witches of the Orient (2021)
VIRTUAL SCREENING
Witches of the Orient (2021)
VIRTUAL SCREENING

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THE WITCHES OF THE ORIENT

(NR) France – 1 hr 40 min – with subtitles  
2021 · d. Julien Faraut
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Starring Hirofumi Daimatsu, Yuko Fujimoto, Yuriko Handa
Rental: $12.00 (48 hour streaming period)

Assembled from workers at a textile factory and honed into an unstoppable force by a coach known as “The Demon”, the Japanese women’s volleyball team captured their nation’s imagination during the post-war period with an unbelievable winning streak, culminating in a gold medal win at the 1964 Olympics. Weaving together archival footage and pop culture fragments, this quirky doc from Julien Faraut (John McEnroe: In the Realm of Perfection) tells an inspiring, stranger-than-fiction sports tale.

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Viewable on computers, smartphones, and tablets, and “castable” via Airplay. You can also watch the film via Roku or Apple TV using the @homeArts app. This film is exhibited through the @homeArts platform. For details and troubleshooting, please visit our Theater 5 FAQ page or e-mail help@athomeArts.org. Please note: your BrynMawrFilm.org login information will not work on this platform. You will have to create an account the first time you log in.

 


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