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November 15, 2019
Bureau of Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 Preparation
Bureau of Citizens and Cultural Affairs

Documentary film of the 1964 Tokyo Paralympic Games released via “Tokyo Douga”

Tokyo Metropolitan Government is pleased to announce that a documentary film of the Tokyo 1964 Paralympic Games has been released via its official video channel, “Tokyo Douga”. We hope that many citizens of Tokyo and citizens across Japan will enjoy watching this film. The film was released on 8 November 2019, exactly 55 years on from the Games’ opening ceremony.

1. Title of the film

The 1964 Tokyo Paralympics -- “A Song for Social Rehabilitation”

2. About the film

The film is a precious footage of the 5-day long Paralympic games, documenting the opening ceremony, held at Yoyogi Park Athletic Track Field (known as Oda Field) on 8 November 1964, as well as various sports events, the athlete’s village, cafeteria and the closing ceremony.

3. Information about the film

  • Production date
    November 1964
  • Planning
    Tokyo Metropolitan Government Public Relations Office
  • Production
    Tokyo Film Association
  • Duration
    11:06

4. Released date

8 November 2019
Released on the Tokyo Metropolitan Government’s official video channel, “Tokyo Douga”

Inquiries (Assistance in Japanese only)

For inquiries relating to the Paralympics:
Bureau of Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 Preparation
Coordination Section, Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games Division
Phone: 03-5388-2877

For inquiries relating to the documentary or Tokyo Douga:
Bureau of Citizens and Cultural Affairs
Public Relations Section, Public Relations and Public Hearings Division
Phone: 03-5388-3089

 

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