City of Tochigi (6)

City of Tochigi (6)
Tochigi is a city located in Tochigi Prefecture, Japan. Despite its name, it is not the capital of Tochigi Prefecture; the capital is Utsunomiya. Tochigi hosted its first film festival, the Kuranomachikado, or, Eizo Film Festival from Oct. 5-8, 2007. Tochigi City, being one of the few cities left intact during WWII, still carries a feeling of the past. As Tochigi doesn't have its own cinema, the film festival is an impressive and curious undertaking for the city. Films such as An Inconvenient Truth, Tokyo Story, and Spider-Man 2 were screened at historical venues, which included an old miso factory and traditional merchant warehouses.