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08 Nov, 2018, 07:00 GMT Spirit of Asia Award by the Japan Foundation Asia Center at 31st Tokyo International Film Festival Goes to Huang Huang for His Film "Wushu Orphan"

During the 31st Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF) Award Ceremony on November 2, Director Huang Huang won the Spirit of Asia Award by the Japan ...


08 Nov, 2018, 06:00 GMT "Amanda" Wins Tokyo Grand Prix at 31st Tokyo International Film Festival

The 31st Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF), held from October 25 to November 3, concluded with the announcement of winners at the Award...


09 Nov, 2017, 06:00 GMT "Grain" Wins Tokyo Grand Prix at 30th Tokyo International Film Festival

The 30th Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF), held from October 25 to November 3, concluded with the announcement of winners at the Closing...


09 Nov, 2017, 06:00 GMT Akio Fujimoto's "Passage of Life" Wins "The Spirit of Asia Award by The Japan Foundation Asia Center" at 30th Tokyo International Film Festival

At the 30th Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF) Closing Ceremony on November 3, "Passage of Life," directed by Akio Fujimoto, won the Spirit of...


07 Nov, 2016, 08:30 GMT "The Bloom of Yesterday" Wins Tokyo Grand Prix of 29th Tokyo International Film Festival

The 29th Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF), held from October 25 to November 3, concluded with the announcement of award winners at a closing...


07 Nov, 2016, 08:00 GMT 29th Tokyo International Film Festival's "Spirit of Asia Award by Japan Foundation Asia Center" Goes to "Lipstick Under My Burkha" Directed by Alankrita Shrivastava of India

During a closing ceremony at the 29th Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF) on November 3, "Lipstick Under My Burkha," directed by Alankrita...


02 Nov, 2016, 10:30 GMT Highlights of Talk Events with Two Iconic Directors, Mamoru HOSODA and Shunji IWAI, at Tokyo International Film Festival

The Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF) screened more than 200 films, highlighting the work of two iconic directors, Mamoru HOSODA and Shunji...


14 Mar, 2016, 06:00 GMT TIFF Announces Main Cast and Details of Omnibus Film Production "Asian Three-Fold Mirror 2016" Revealed

The Japan Foundation Asia Center and the Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF) announced on March 14 the main cast for the omnibus film...


06 Nov, 2015, 04:11 GMT Japan Content Showcase Sees Record-Breaking Number of Participants

Japan Content Showcase (JCS), organized by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), the Foundation for Promotion of Music Industry and...


05 Nov, 2015, 05:01 GMT JAPANESE CLASSICS - Featuring Kurosawa's 4K digital "RAN" and Kabuki-set Masterpiece "They Who Step on the Tiger's Tail," and Commemorative Screening of Films Starring Ken Takakura

To mark 30 years since its original release, the 4K digital restoration of Akira Kurosawa's "RAN" was presented on October 25 as part of the Japan...


16 Sep, 2015, 10:00 BST Akira Kurosawa's Kabuki-to-Film Adaptation to Be Screened at 'Special Night at Kabukiza Theatre'

The 28th Tokyo International Film Festival will be held from October 22 to 31 this year. In 2014, a new alternative event -- Special Night Event at...


13 May, 2015, 08:08 BST Tokyo International Film Festival Showcases Shuji Terayama and Orson Welles

The 28th Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF) is pleased to announce in Cannes, that we will have two special screenings of works by Shuji...


14 Nov, 2014, 08:51 GMT "Heaven Knows What" Won Tokyo Grand Prix of 27th Tokyo International Film Festival

The 27th Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF) at Roppongi Hills, Tokyo, Japan from October 23 to 31, has successfully concluded. This year, TIFF...