Japanese Film Festival India 2019 [Till February 2020]

Japanese Film Festival is an annual event organized by Japan Foundation in ASEAN countries. The Japan Foundations is Japan’s institution that carries out international cultural exchange programs. It operates intending to cultivate ties between Japan and the world and to nurture a mutual understanding of culture language and dialogue. In India, the Japanese Film Festival started with the purpose of drawing in a larger audience and creating new market opportunities for Japanese films.

Japanese Film Festival India 2019 [Till February 2020]

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Japanese Festival India 2019
Japanese Film Festival India 2019

In India, the Japanese Film Festival (JFF) is organized in partnership with PVR Cinemas. Looking at the growing popularity of Japanese content in India, the Japan foundation aims to strengthen the content collaboration between Indian and Japanese film industries. The third edition of the Japanese Film Festival in India has announced to feature 25 films of different genres in 7 cities. Above all, it is going to be a six months long festival starting with New Delhi and Gurugram, followed by Chennai, Guwahati, Bengaluru, Mumbai and lastly Kolkata.

Japanese Film Festival India 2019 International Schedule: Click here

Japanese Film Festival India 2019  Schedule: Click here

The handpicked films for the Japanese Film Festival 2019 include various critically acclaimed and award-winning Japanese movies, anime movies, and also anime or manga live actions. The JFF 2019 is screening 5 anime films, 5 anime/manga live-action adaptations and 15 other popular movies from Japan.

The list of films being screened in Japanese Film Festival 2019 is as follows:

1. Tenki No Ko

Tenki No Ko JFF India
Tenki No Ko

English Title: Weathering with You

Director: Makoto Shinkai

Duration: 114 minutes

Year: 2019

2. Parallel World Love Story

Parallel World Love Story JFF India
Parallel World Love Story

Director: Yoshitaka Mori

Writer:  Keigo Higashino (novel), Lion Hitoshizuku

Duration: 1h 48 mins

Year: 2019

3. Samurai Shifters

Samurai Shifters in Japanese Film Festival India
Samurai Shifters

Director: Isshin Inudo

Duration: 10 minutes

Year: 2019

4.Tokyo Ghoul

Tokyo Ghoul in Japanese Film Festival India
Tokyo Ghoul

Director: Kentaro Hagiwara

Writer: Sui Ishida

Duration: 119 minutes

Year: 2017

5.Kimi No Na Wa (In Japanese Film Festival India)

Kimi No Na Wa
Kimi No Na Wa

English Title: Your Name

Director: Makoto Shinkai

Duration: 106 minutes

Year: 2016

6.12 Suicidal Teens

12 Suicidal Teens at Japanese Film Festival India
12 Suicidal Teens

Director: Yukihiko Tsutsumi

Duration: 1h 58 mins

Year: 2019

7. My Dad Is A Heel Wrestler

My Dad Is A Heel Wrestler
My Dad Is A Heel Wrestler

Director: Kyohei Fujimura

Duration: 111 minutes

Year: 2018

8.Mirai

Mirai at Japanese Film Festival India
Mirai

Director: Mamura Hasoda

Duration: 98 minutes

Year: 2018

9. We Are Little Zombies

We Are Little Zombies
We Are Little Zombies

Director: Makoto Nagahisa

Duration: 120 minutes

Year: 2019

10. The House Where The Mermaid Sleeps

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The House Where The Mermaid Sleeps

Director: Yukihiko Tsutsumi

Duration: 120 minutes

Year: 2018

11. The Fable

The Fable in Japanese Film Festival India
The Fable

Director:  Eguchi Kan

Duration: 123 minutes

Year: 2019

12.The Crimes That Bind

The Crimes That Bind
The Crimes That Bind

Director: Katsuo Fukuzawa

Duration: 119 minutes

Year: 2018

13.Perfect World

Perfect World In Japanese Film Festival India
Perfect World

Director: Kenji Shibayama

Writer: Rie Aruga

Duration: 102 minutes

Year: 2018

14.Bento Harassment

Bento Harassment in Japanese Film Festival India
Bento Harassment

Director: Renpei Tsukamoto

Duration: 106 minutes

Year: 2019

15.Chihayafuru 3

Chihayafuru 3 JFF India 2020
Chihayafuru 3

Director: Norihiro Koizumi

Writer: Yuki Suetsugu

Duration: 128 minutes

Year: 2018

16.The 8-Year Engagement

The 8-Year Engagement in Japanese Film Festival India
The 8-Year Engagement

Director: Takahisa Zeze

Duration: 120 minutes

Year: 2017

17.Shoplifters

Director: Hirokazu Kore-Eda

Duration: 121 minutes

Year: 2018

18.Dance With Me

Dance With Me
Dance With Me

Director: Shinobu Yaguchi

Duration: 103 minutes

Year: 2019

19. A Banana At This Time Of The Night?

A Banana At This Time Of The Night?
A Banana At This Time Of The Night?

Director: Tetsu Maeda

Duration: 120 minutes

Year: 2018

20.Little Love Song

Little Love Song
Little Love Song

Director: Kojiro Hashimoto

Duration: 123 minutes

Year: 2019

21. Kingdom

Kingdom movie
Kingdom Movie

Director: Shinsuke Sato

Duration: 134 minutes

Year: 2019

22.Lu Over The Wall

Lu Over The Wall in Japanese Film festival India
Lu Over The Wall

Director: Masaaki Yuasa

Duration: 112 minutes

Year: 2017

23. One Cut Of The Dead

One Cut Of The Dead
One Cut Of The Dead

Director: Shinichiro Ueda

Duration: 96 minutes

Year: 2017

24.Masquerade Hotel

Masquerade Hotel in Japanese film festival india
Masquerade Hotel

Director: Masayuki Suzuki

Duration: 2h 13min

Year: 2019

25. Children Of The Sea

Children Of The Sea
Children Of The Sea

Director: Ayumu Watanabe

Duration: 111 minutes

Year: 2019

In conclusion, the Japanese Film Festival has free entry and the passes will be available one hour before every film at the venue. People attending the festival will be allowed to enter 30 minutes before the screening. The entry is on a first come first serve basis.

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