Theatrical edition of the 2022 Japanese Film Festival will start on March 4
By N. Lothungbeni Humtsoe
New Delhi, February 25 (IANSlife): Japan Foundation New Delhi, in partnership with PVR Cinemas, has announced the fifth edition of the Japanese Film Festival to be held March 4-6, 22 in Delhi. Celebrating Japanese culture through specially selected films; the festival will screen eleven globally popular Japanese films of various genres and styles.
The three-day film festival will feature a diverse range of popular Japanese films such as Josee, the Tiger and the Fish, Talking the Pictures, Poupelle of Chimney Town, Liar x Liar, Step, Under the Open Sky, Ramayana: Legend of the Prince Rama, Not Quite Dead Yet, Wife of a Spy, AI Amok and The Night Beyond the Three-Cornered Window.
Koji Sato, Managing Director of Japan Foundation New Delhi, on the occasion of the launch of the festival ground edition, said: “We are extremely delighted to organize the fifth edition of the Japanese Film Festival in Delhi in 2022, which also marks the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Japan and India The success of the last four editions of the festival and the overwhelming response of the Indian public to embrace Japanese culture have prompted us to bring it back in some of our target cities. 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’m sure this film festival will help further consolidate the friendship between the peoples of our two countries. “
He added: “The festival will run at 50% capacity. By ensuring consumer safety as much as possible, with the expertise of PVR, we are confident that we will provide a safe viewing experience for our customers. So far, we have received a huge response from our online festival which runs from February 14-27 and we are looking forward to the same for our offline edition in Delhi.”
JFF India 2022 aims to strengthen the long-standing relationship between the two nations by providing Indian audiences with a glimpse into contemporary Japanese films, culture and lifestyle.
Get ready to discover the best of Japanese cinema.
Date: March 4 – 6’22
Venue: PVR Select City Walk, Saket, New Delhi