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TORONTO JAPANESE FILM FESTIVAL 2018 AWARD WINNERS

  Daihachi Yoshida‘s The Scythian Lamb Takumi Saitoh‘s blank 13 Masato Harada for Sekigahara June 28th – at our closing night screening and reception – we announced the award winners for our 2018 edition. We thank all the great filmmakers … Continue reading

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2018 LINE-UP ANNOUNCEMENT

GUESTS INCLUDE SOME OF JAPAN’S TOP ACTORS, DIRECTORS AND EVEN A NOBEL PEACE PRIZE RECIPIENT! Some highlights of the 2018 Japanese Film Festival include: Japanese superstar actor and filmmaker TAKUMI SAITOH’s acclaimed feature directorial debut BLANK 13 makes its Canadian … Continue reading

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Toronto Japanese Film Festival Announces 2017 Award Winners

ANNOUNCING OUR FESTIVAL AWARD WINNERS IN THIS CORNER OF THE WORLD to be given top honors at the 6th annual Toronto Japanese Film Festival on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 Yoshihiro Nakamura to be recognized with the Special Director’s Award for … Continue reading

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Toronto Japanese Film Festival Announces 2016 Award Winners

TORONTO JAPANESE FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 2016 AWARD WINNERS, WRAPS UP BIGGEST YEAR TO DATE The Toronto Japanese Film Festival is pleased to announce Mipo O’s BEING GOOD 「きみはいい子」is the recipient of our Grand Prize Jury Award for BEST FILM. The … 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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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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The Great Passage (Film)

The Toronto REEL Asian Film Festival and Toronto Japanese Film Festival present THE GREAT PASSAGE  Japan’s Official Candidate – Best Foreign Language Film – 2013 Academy Awards Join us for the Toronto premiere of director Yuya Ishii’s wildly popular 2013 … Continue reading

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