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5th Annual Toronto Japanese Film Festival Announces 2016 Line-up

For Immediate Release “The Toronto Japanese Film Festival is quickly becoming the most important window of Japanese cinema toward the world. The selection is impeccable with the dynamic of the true international film festival. My salute to all Canadians and … Continue reading

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Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Disaster – 5th Anniversary Special Fundraising Screening

All funds will be added to the $1.5 million already raised by our JCCC Foundation’s Earthquake Relief Fund supporting scholarships in the Tohoku Region Akane Yamada’s moving docu-drama looks at the issue of abandoned dogs in Japan with special reference … Continue reading

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Special Guests at the 2015 Toronto Japanese Film Festival

The Toronto Japanese Film Festival is very excited to be welcoming three exceptional guests for this year’s festival. Director Masato Harada will be here for opening night to present the International Premiere of his new flm KAKEKOMI. Director Masayuki Suo and … Continue reading

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Toronto Japanese Film Festival Announces 2015 Award Winners

TORONTO JAPANESE FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 2015 AWARD WINNERS, WRAPS UP BIGGEST YEAR TO DATE Kazuyoshi Kumakiri’s MY MAN and Shinobu Yaguchi’s WOOD JOB! take Major Awards at 2015 Toronto Japanese Film Festival. Masato Harada’s KAKEKOMI also Honoured  The 4th annual … Continue reading

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Meet the Star and Director of Uzumasa Limelight at Our Toronto Premiere (November 2014)

MEET THE STAR AND DIRECTOR OF UZUMASA LIMELIGHT AT OUR TORONTO PREMIERE We are very excited to announce stars Chihiro Yamamoto and director Ken Ochiai will be visiting the JCCC this month for a special screening, Q&A and post-screening sake/sushi reception. A moving, … Continue reading

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A Special Co-Presentation by Toronto Reel Asian Film Festival and Toronto Japanese Film Festival at the JCCC

FUKU-CHAN OF FUKU-FUKU FLATS A Special Co-Presentation by Toronto Reel Asian Film Festival and Toronto Japanese Film Festival at the JCCC  “A sweet and funny film, it’s a delight to spend time in the company of Fuku-chan and the quirky … Continue reading

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Pecoross’ Mother and Her Days and The Eternal Zero Take Major Awards at 2014 TJFF

Pecoross’ Mother and Her Days and The Eternal Zero Take Major Awards at 2014 Toronto Japanese Film Festival.   Latest by Yoshihiro Nakamura and Takashi Miike Latest also Honoured Azuma Morisaki’s PECOROSS’ MOTHER AND HER DAYS won the Grand Jury … Continue reading

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TJFF Announces the Creation of its Grand Jury Prize

The Toronto Japanese Film festival is pleased announce the creation of its GRAND JURY PRIZE. The Prize is awarded to the feature selected as the best film among this year’s festival offerings. Films are reviewed by an Official Jury made … Continue reading

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TJFF Announces 2014 Line-up

TORONTO JAPANESE FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 2014 LINE-UP Toronto Japanese Film Festival Celebrates UNESCO’s Addition of Japanese Cuisine to Intangible Cultural Heritage List  The Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre’s 3rd annual Toronto Japanese Film Festival opens with the Canadian premiere of Yuzo Asahara’s A … Continue reading

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Dates Announced for TJFF 2014

We are pleased to announce the dates for the TORONTO JAPANESE FILM FESTIVAL 2014 are June 12 to 27. We will be announcing the first 12 films of our 18-film line-up at the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre’s screening of YURUSAREZARUMONO  … Continue reading

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