pvr: the Japanese Film Fest returns with a fifth edition in January | Chennai News

Chennai: Japan Foundation announced the launch of the fifth edition of its Japanese Film Festival (JFF) in India, in partnership with PVR Cinemas. Celebrating the 70th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Japan and India, the festival will focus on a diverse lineup of acclaimed, top-grossing and award-winning films such as “Wife of a Spy”, “Josee”, “The Tiger and the fish’, ‘Ramayana: The Legend of Prince ‘,’ Liar x Liar ‘from Japanese showbiz.
The festival lineup includes 11 specially selected titles, with a roster of critically acclaimed and globally popular Japanese films.
“JFF-India 2022 aims to strengthen the long-standing relationship between the two nations by providing Indian audiences with a sense of contemporary Japanese film culture and everyday experience. I am sure that this film festival will help to further consolidate the ‘friendship between the peoples of our two countries,’ said Koji Sato, Managing Director of the Japan Foundation.
The festival will be held in Delhi from January 14-16, 2022, at PVR Select Citywalk, Saket. It will then be held in Chennai February 4-6 at PVR Icon at VR Mall, and later in Bengaluru February 11-13 at PVR Forum Mall, Koramangala. The digital edition of the film festival will be held from February 14 to 27. Free booking of shows can be made through its ticketing partner BookMyShow.

Marie A. Evans