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Animated film “Tomorrow’s Leaves” which celebrates the Olympic values is released worldwide on the day of the Tokyo 2020 Opening Ceremony

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STORY SCRIPT: The short animated film “Tomorrow’s Leaves” has been released

worldwide today to coincide with the Opening Ceremony of the Olympic Games Tokyo

2020.

Commissioned by the Olympic Foundation for Culture and Heritage (OFCH), and produced

by the Academy Award-nominated Yoshiaki Nishimura of Studio Ponoc, the film provides a

fresh perspective on the Olympic values of excellence, friendship and respect. It opened

the Annecy International Animated Film Festival last month,

Angelita Teo, Director of the OFCH, said: “We wanted to celebrate the Olympic spirit

with an entirely new audience, especially young people, through a different kind of

artistic project.

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