Japanese Film Festival Hosts Panel Discussion on Japanese Films in South Asia – News

The deadline to register for the Zoom panel is February 5 at 5:00 p.m. IST


The staff of the Japanese Film Festival (JFF) announced on Tuesday that it will hold a panel discussion on “Trajectories of the Japanese Film Industry and its Future in South Asia” on February 7 at 6:00 p.m. IST. The panel includes producer Shôzô Ichiyama (Ash is the purest white, violent cop) and editor Beena Paul (Occasionally, Carbon).

Indian film critic Gautam Bhaskaran will lead the panel.

The panel will take place on Zoom and registration is open until February 5 at 5:00 p.m. IST.

The JFF broadcasts the reverse patema and Eve Time animated films in India from February 14 to 27. It also broadcasts the live action movie of Yayoisoit is ReLIFE manga.

JFF announced on its Indian Facebook page on January 4 that he is canceling his physical event in Delhi due to rising cases of COVID-19.

The Japanese Film Festival aired 11 anime films in India in December 2020 as part of the 2020 festival.

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, Bangaluru, 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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