• The Japan Foundation, Manila holds film festivals of full-length Japanese feature films / documentaries and other culturally enriching visual presentations with English sub-titles. Film screenings are occasionally held in joint sponsorship with other foreign and local cultural organizations; lectures by film directors and seminar/workshops are also made available to film enthusiasts and the general public.

      • EIGASAI Packs Extra Punch in 2016! Opens on July 7 with the Brilliant Period Film KAKEKOMI

        The Japan Foundation, Manila enhances the DirectorTalks, expands screenings to Baguio and partners with the Cinemalaya for its highly-anticipated annual film festival

        The first ever EIGASAI was held in 1997. A year short of celebratingits 20th year, the film festival’s main organizer the Japan Foundation, Manila (JFM)—in cooperation with the Embassy of Japan—is pulling out all the stops in making this year’s installment remarkable to commemorate two different milestones: 60 Years of Philippines-Japan Friendship and JFM’s 20th Anniversary.

        Running from July 7 to August 21 featuring more...

      • 9th International Silent Film Festival

        Cinema 2, Shangri-La Plaza Mall, Mandaluyong City August 27-30, 2015

        Download: 9th International Silent Film Poster

        Expect another round of captivating classic films in the 9th International Silent Film Festival, as it continues to inspire and amuse audience with its classical appeal and unique artistry thru the fusion of black-and-white images and live music score.

        This year, the Japan Foundation, Manila will be featuring four short films namely, Wasei Kenka Tomodachi (Fighting Friends - Japanese Style) and Tokkan Kozo(A Straightforward Boy)...