Sony Pictures Classics is awarding the New Jersey premiere of the Cannes film festival drama, “Our Little Sister” (directed by Hirokazu Kore-eda), to the Atlantic Cinemas as a benefit fundraiser for the FilmOneFest.


Our Little Sister

The award-winning film is based on a popular serialized comic book about a Japanese family of three sisters who discover an unknown fourth sibling at their father’s funeral. The cast is headlined by Masami Nagasawa, Haruka Ayase and Suzu Hirose. Director Kore-eda received a jury prize at Cannes two years ago for “Like Father, Like Son,” and his 2009 film “Air Doll” premiered in Un Certain Regard at Cannes.

In a glowing Variety review, Maggie Lee wrote: “Our Little Sister is Kore-eda’s fourth film to center on forgotten children. This time, the main characters have grown up and seem to cope better in their cozy provincial life and the story explores their desire to reclaim their childhood.”



Atlantic Cinemas
Saturday, November 28 at 9:30 p.m.
82 First Ave, Atlantic Highlands

Please bring a non-perishable food item for the Atlantic Highlands Food Pantry as FilmOneFest supports the Food Pantry at all its events.

The event raises funds for FilmOneFest 2016, the free One-Minute International Film Festival in Atlantic Highlands.

Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at,  and at The Painted Frame, 78 First Ave., or at the door.

Thank you to SONY Pictures Classics and Atlantic Cinemas for making this special screening possible.

The AHAC is a registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization.  The mission of the Atlantic Highlands Arts Council is to strengthen community through the arts.  For further information on the Arts Council, visit

This program is made possible in part by Monmouth Arts through funding from the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the New Jersey State Council on the Arts.

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