Online Japanese Film Festival 2022

The Embassy of Japan, in cooperation with the Japan Foundation, is very pleased to announce that the Japan Foundation Online Japanese Film Festival will be back in 2022 and available to people across New Zealand for FREE.

A selection of 19 different movies, from Kurosawa Akira classics to 2021 new releases in genres ranging from comedy, drama and anime, there’s something for everyone!

This festival provides an opportunity to experience various Japanese traditions, lifestyles, and social and cultural values ​​while enjoying the creativity and art form of Japanese cinema.

Viewers can experience Japanese movies from the comfort of their homes or elsewhere on internet-accessible devices.

We hope this wide variety of Japanese films will provide an uplifting experience during these uncertain times.

Please check the Japanese Film Festival website for more information:

Access to the Online Film Festival is free. All films are subtitled in English.

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Marie A. Evans