Japanese Film Festival 2019

The Consulate General of Japan and the Japan Foundation held the Japanese Film Festival 2019 at Academy Cinemas from 11 to 13 October.

The opening night started with a speech from Consul General Minoru Kikuchi.

The film festival saw a large number of viewers each day and demonstrated the great interest in Japanese films. It was an excellent opportunity for the audience to deepen their understanding of Japan through Japanese cinema.

Film Schedule
Friday 11 October:  The Crimes That Bind (2018, directed by Katsuo Fukuzawa)
Saturday 12 October: Lu over the Wall (2017, directed by Masaaki Yuasa)
The 8-Year Engagement (2017, directed by  Takehisa Zeze)
Born Bone Born (2018, directed by Toshiyuki Teruya)
Sunday 13 October: Room Laundering (2018, directed by Kenji Katagiri)
Recall (2018, directed by Katsuhide Motoki)

Consul General Kikuchi’s opening speech Academy Cinemas