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ANNOUNCING OUR GRAND PRIZE AND AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARD WINNERS 2019

The Toronto Japanese Film Festival is pleased to announce the winners of our Grand Jury Prize for Best Film and Kobayashi Audience Choice Award. The Kobayashi Audience Choice award went to Shinobu Yaguchi’s DANCE WITH ME which utterly charmed a … Continue reading

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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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TORONTO JAPANESE FILM FESTIVAL CLOSING NIGHT AND KOBAYASHI AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARD

TORONTO JAPANESE FILM FESTIVAL CLOSING NIGHT AND KOBAYASHI AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARD The Toronto Japanese Film Festival’s closing night brought out a beyond-capacity crowd of 560 to see the North American premiere of Yoshihiro Nakamura’s delightful MUMON – THE LAND OF … 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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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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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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Toronto Japanese Film Festival 2013 – Final Thoughts

TORONTO JAPANESE FILM FESTIVAL 2013 – FINAL THOUGHTS The Toronto Japanese Film Festival at the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre would like to announce the winner of the 2013 Kobayashi Audience Choice Award is Tomo Goda’s BEING BORN. Left: Director Tomo … Continue reading

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