The Japan Foundation, Manila is pleased to announce the annual celebration of the Philippines-Japan Friendship Month in Baguio from August 10 – 30 in different venues in Baguio and La Trinidad.
Under the theme “Your Whisper to Twinkling Stars”, a month-long celebration will kick-off with the opening ceremony of the Japanese Film Festival on August 10 at the FDCP Cinematheque Baguio. The festival at the Cinematheque runs from August 12 to 17 and admission is for free. The film festival features 9 Japanese contemporary films such as “ROBO-G” and “The Voices...
The 2014 EigaSai (Japanese Film Festival) at the Shangri-La Plaza Mall was successfully concluded last weekend.
As a kick-off event of the July celebration of the Philippines-Japan Friendship Month, the Japan Foundation, Manila presented the “Eiga Sai” in cooperation with the Embassy of Japan, Shangri-La Plaza Mall and the Film Development Council of the Philippines.
With the screening of sixteen Japanese contemporary films with a theme focused on the “family”, the Eiga Sai had an enthusiastic film audience of approximately 11,000 - it was indeed...
The Center for South East Asian Studies (CSEAS), Kyoto University is accepting short documentaries from young film makers to reflect on people and nature in South East Asia. For interested parties, please see poster for information.
The Philippines and Japan have a lot of things in common. In the recent past, the two countries have experienced devastating disasters – loss of countless lives and resources. In times of difficulties, we all come to realize the value the family, not only the immediate members but also extended families – neighbors and communities. The value of the family is an example of commonalities for both Japan and the Philippines so with the fact that both countries are disaster-prone.
With this year’s theme...