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Announcing the Opening Event – Green Carpet

Green Carpet

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Date and Time: Oct. 20th (Sat), 2012 13:30 – 16:30(tentative)

Venue: Roppongi Keyakizaka Dori

Viewing: Admission Free

*On Rainy Weather
Please be forewarned that the Green Carpet Walking may be shortened or called off at the time of bad weather. The details on weather and the Green Carpet will be announced on TIFF’s official website.
For security reasons, please refrain from putting umbrellas up.


Q: Can I visit the Green Carpet without a ticket?
A: Yes, you can view the Green Carpet free of charge.

The viewing is possible at the specified location along the Keyakizaka Dori.
However, the shops along the road are open as usual. Please follow guidance of the attendants and securities during the viewing.
Making queue over the night to get a viewing spot is forbidden.

Q: Who would be walking on the Green Carpet?
A: The guests who would walk the Green Carpet will be mainly directors, actors and actresses of the films will be screened at TIFF.
Please look forward to who will be walking the Green Carpet on the opening day.

Q: Is there a dress code?
A: There are no dress codes for spectators viewing along the Keyakizaka Dori.

Q: Why the color of the carpet is Green?
A: To convey the theme of TIFF, “Protecting the Earth’s Environment = Ecology”, we have celebrated the opening day with Green Carpet since 21st TIFF in 2008.
Green Carpet is made from recycled plastic bottles to reduce environmental load. This year’s Green Carpet is made from about 44,200 half-liter plastic bottles.

Q: Is Keyakizaka closed to traffic on the day?
A: The road would be closed to traffic on Oct. 20 (Sat) 10:00-19:00.
We apologize and kindly ask for the understanding from those who reside at the neighborhood.

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