Category Archives: Film

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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NEW FILMS AND GUESTS – EXPANDS SCHEDULE

TORONTO JAPANESE FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES NEW FILMS AND GUESTS – EXPANDS SCHEDULE The Toronto Japanese Film Festival 2017 is pleased to announce that we will be expanding to accommodate additional films and guests. Our new dates are June 8- 28. … Continue reading

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6th Annual Toronto Japanese Film Festival Announces 2017 Line-up

On March 30 the Toronto Japanese Film Festival announces its first round of films. Click here for more information. Additional films and guest to be announced shortly.

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New Special Guests Announced for the 2016 Toronto Japanese Film Festival

The Toronto Japanese Film Festival is very excited to be welcoming three exceptional guests for this year’s festival.   CELLIN GLUCK: DIRECTOR, PERSONA NON GRATA Born in Wakayama Prefecture in 1958, the eldest son of an American Jewish father and a … Continue reading

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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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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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