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Looking back at Singapore & JFF 2017
June 07, 2018 0 Likes
The Japanese Film Festival of Singapore was held on March 2, 2018, and Shinobu Yaguchi―director of opening movie “The Survival Family”―attended the event as a guest. As well as att
Japanese Film Festival in Indonesia Kengo Kora
February 07, 2018 46 Likes
On 2 November 2017, actor Kengo Kora appeared as a special guest at the opening event of the Japan Film Festival 2017, held in Indonesia’s capital city Jakarta. As well as attendin
4 Makoto Shinkai Films You Should Know (that aren’t Your Name)
January 26, 2018 3775 Likes
Your Name, the heartwarming story of two high-school students on an emotional, consciousness-swapping journey to find one another, took just two weeks to become a domestic and glob
Reception party report for Asian Filming networking
January 05, 2018 0 Likes
On Friday 27 October 2017, the Japan Foundation Asia Center and the Tokyo International Film Festival held an event as part of these organisations’ activities for Asia-focused film
Film Director Ryota Nakano talks with Naoyuki Sato in commemoration of the screening of Her Love Boils Bathwater at the Japanese Film Festival in the Philippines
December 20, 2017 0 Likes
Film director Ryota Nakano, famed for his 2016 film Her Love Boils Bathwater, visited the Philippines from July 6 to 9, 2017, at the invitation of the Japan Foundation, Manila. Imm
Japanese Film Festival in India Yuna Taira
December 15, 2017 1 Likes
The Japanese Film Festival India was held in the Indian capital of New Delhi on 10 November 2017. Lead actress from the festival’s opening film ReLIFE, Yuna Taira, and producer Yuk
Japanese Film Festival 2017 in Malaysia Takumi Saitoh
December 11, 2017 21 Likes
Actor and filmmaker Takumi Saitoh joined the opening event of the Japanese Film Festival 2017, held on 5 September in Malaysia’s capital city of Kuala Lumpur, as a special guest. A
Four muses: bringing life to the Japanese silver screen
December 08, 2017 0 Likes
Japanese actresses Sakura Ando, Yu Aoi, Hikari Mitsushima, and Aoi Miyazaki graced the red carpet at the opening ceremony of Asia’s largest film festival, the 30th Tokyo Internatio
The 30th Tokyo International Film Festival dazzles audiences once again
December 04, 2017 0 Likes
The 30th Tokyo International Film Festival dazzles audiences once again The 30th Tokyo International Film Festival kicked off at Roppongi Hills in Tokyo on 25 October. The opening
Silent Fear: 3 Japanese Horror Movies Remade Overseas
November 17, 2017 2791 Likes
The global popularity of horror movies reveals something universal and fundamental about humans: we actively seek out frightening themes to intentionally scare ourselves, and we li
Faces Behind The Screen: 4 Japanese Actors You Should Know
November 10, 2017 35550 Likes
Since cinema was first introduced in Japan in the late 19th Century, the country has given birth to hundreds of legendary movie icons, many of whom are now widely recognized overse
The Japan Foundation announces launch of Japan-China film collaboration
November 08, 2017 0 Likes
On Thursday 26 October, 2017, the Japan Foundation, UNIJAPAN, and the announced that they will launch a Japan-China film collaboration project in which films from each other’s coun
Welcome to the JFF Web Magazine!
October 25, 2017 0 Likes
Dear JFF fans, Welcome to the JFF Web Magazine! Film is a medium that enables us to understand different cultures. Through its powerful storytelling and visual techniques, it has t
7 Japanese Movies That Have Won International Awards
September 20, 2017 7 Likes
With one of the world’s oldest and most highly developed film industries, it’s no surprise that Japanese works have made their way to the outside world and found wide acclaim. Fact
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