Japanese film festival cancels event in Bangalore – News

Japanese Film Festival (JFF) staff announced on Saturday that it had canceled its event in Bengaluru which was previously scheduled for February 11-13.

The JFF broadcasts the reverse patema and Eve Time animated films in India from February 14 to 27. The festival also screens the live action film of Yayoisoit’s ReLIFE manga. It is also hosting a panel discussion on “Trajectories of the Japanese Film Industry and its Future in South Asia” on February 7.

JFF has canceled its physical event in Delhi due to rising COVID-19 cases.

The Japan Foundation annually hosts the Japanese Film Festival (JFF) in major cities across India. The Foundation hosted the JFF 2019 event in Kolkata, Mumbai, Bangalore, New Delhi, Gurugram, Chennai and Guwahati. The JFF screened films such as children of the sea, garden of words your name., grow old with you, read on the walland live action tokyo ghoul in 2019.

The Japan Foundation established its South Asian chapter in New Delhi in 1994. The Foundation promotes cultural and intellectual exchanges as well as the teaching of the Japanese language abroad.

Source: Japanese Film Festival Facebook page

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