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...
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)...
In 2014, the Japan Foundation Asia Center and the Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF) started making a joint effort, in order to deepen understanding among Japan and other Asian countries, to introduce talents in the Asian film industry to the world, and to build networks for the future. This effort is to be continued toward the year 2020, when the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games are held. In 2015, as the second year, an omnibus film coproduction project Asian Three-Fold Mirror is launched as part of the effort.
Download: Eiga Sai 2015 Flyer
After the successful run of Eigasai Japanese Film Festival 2015 at the Shangri-La Plaza, Manila, Davaoeños can look forward to another round of gastronomic Japanese cinematic event this July 24 to 26 at the Abreeza Mall Cinema 2, Ayala, Davao City, featuring eight exquisite highly-acclaimed and most favorite films from this year’s diverse film festival line-up.
For three days, Davao Japanese film enthusiasts and general public may catch a sundry of equally...