Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival 2021 (October 07 – 14)

The Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival 2021 (YIDFF) runs from October 07 to the 14 and it is an online event due to the coronavirus pandemic. A lot of planning has been put into keeping audiences safe and also connected with films, with filmmakers, and with each other,  as the YIDFF community takes to an online space which will be available all across Japan.

Keeping in line with the very best of international festivals, the expert team of progammers have ensured that this edition of YIDFF will have the very latest and best in documentaries, filmmaker Q&As, symposiums, and various exchange programmes that participants of the festival can enjoy sharing together from the comfort of their homes.

Tickets go on sale today at 19:00 (JST) and prices are very, very good(!) with one programme coming to 1,300 yen. With limited availability on tickets, best to nab them before they sell out.

Here’s the trailer:

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Boku to Kanojo to Rally to, In the Wake, Biokids the Movie, SPITZ JAMBOREE TOUR 2021 “NEW MIKKE” THE MOVIE, Follow the Light, Spring, Ricchan and Ken-chan’s Summer Japanese Film Trailers

Happy Weekend.

Charisma Yabuki (Yakusho) at the Bus stop

I hope you are well.

This is the first in a three-part trailer post. There are 19 Japanese films listed but two are ones getting further coverage from last week.

What is released this weekend?

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