The Audience Award at the 33rd Tokyo International Film Festival went to the Japanese romcom Hold Me Back by director Akiko Ohku.
Tokyo International Film Festival
NAME OF FESTIVAL: Tokyo International Film Festival
WHERE: Tokyo, Japan
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL: TIFF became the first international film festival to be held in Japan, filling a significant gap in the world cinema calendar. The festival opened with Akira Kurosawa’s Ran, one of 140 films screened during the festival’s duration.
Tokyo International Film Festival will open this year’s 33rd edition on October 31 with Underdog, directed by Masaharu Take.
Tokyo International Film Festival will highlight the work of acclaimed director Koji Fukada at the 33rd edition of the festival.
Tokyo International Film Festival revealed its plans to carry out physical screenings in Tokyo theaters during the coronavirus pandemic.
Winners of the awards at the 32nd Tokyo International Film Festival were announced during the Closing Ceremony. The Grand Prix went to the Danish film Uncle directed by Frelle Petersen.
The Tokyo International Film Festival will highlight the work of legendary director Nobuhiko Obayashi and host the world premiere of his latest film, Labyrinth of Cinema.
World Premiere of Yoji Yamada’s WELCOME BACK, TORA-SAN will Open Tokyo International Film Festival 2019
Welcome Back, Tora-san from legendary director Yoji Yamada, will open the 2019 Tokyo International Film Festival on October 28.
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon Star Zhang Ziyi Named Jury President at Tokyo International Film Festival 2019
Chinese actress Zhang Ziyi, star of Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, will serve as the President of the International Competition jury at the 32nd Tokyo International Film Festival.
Fullmetal Alchemist, directed by Fumihiko Sori and starring Ryosuke Yamada, will open the 30th anniversary edition of Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF) on October 25.
“The Bloom of Yesterday” (directed by Chris Kraus) won the Tokyo Grand Prix and the WOWOW Viewer’s Choice Award at the 29th Tokyo International Film Festival.
Meryl Streep attended the opening night of the 29th Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF) to represent Opening Film, Florence Foster Jenkins. The festival runs October 25 to November 3, 2016 in Tokyo.
Ahead of the 29th Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF) opening events on Tuesday, October 25 , Oscar-winning star Meryl Streep attended a press conference for this year’s Opening Film, Florence Foster Jenkins on Monday, October 24.
The 29th Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF) will showcase 11 Indonesian films in the lineup for CROSSCUT ASIA #03: Colorful Indonesia.
29th Tokyo International Film Festival Lineup for Director in Focus: Shunji IWAI in Japan Now Section
The 29th Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF) announced the full lineup of films to be featured in the Japan Now Director in Focus: Shunji Iwai section.
The 29th Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF) announced the full lineup for the Special Screening Section which features high-profile films, both Japanese and international films.
Tokyo International Film Festival to Open with FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS and Close with SATOSHI: A MOVE FOR TOMORROW
Florence Foster Jenkins, directed by Stephen Frears and starring Meryl Streep and Hugh Grant, will open the 2016 Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF) on October 25
2015 Tokyo International Film Festival Awards, ‘Nise – The Heart of Madness’ Wins Tokyo Grand Prix Award
Winners of the awards of the 2015 Tokyo International Film Festival were announced over the weekend and the Tokyo Grand Prix Award went to Nise – The Heart of Madness, directed by Roberto Berliner. Roberto Berliner’s exclaimed, “I wish I could speak in Portuguese but let’s see if I can find some words (in English). It was a very cruel job. I worked for 13 years on this film. I wrote and rewrote, and rewrote, and rewrote […]
Directors John Woo from Hong Kong and Yoji Yamada from Japan will be the recipients of the 2nd SAMURAI Award at the 2015 Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF). SAMURAI Award was established last year with Takeshi Kitano and Tim Burton as the first award recipients. The SAMURAI Award commends achievements of filmmakers who continue to create groundbreaking films that carve a path to a new era. In commemoration of this award, The 2nd SAMURAI Award Special […]
Masato Harada will be the first Director in Focus of 2015 Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF)’s new section JAPAN NOW. Masato Harada is the award-winning director of such works as “Bounce Ko Gals,” “Climber’s High,” “Chronicle of My Mother” and “The Emperor in August.” Created to showcase outstanding Japanese films from recent and upcoming months, JAPAN NOW will display the diversity of Japanese film, and unique facets of Japanese culture, as well as providing a multifaceted look […]
Heaven Knows What, a drama that focuses on the bleak prospects of young junkies struggling to survive in New York, is the winner of the Tokyo Grand Prix at the 2014 Tokyo International Film Festival. The film’s directors Joshua Safdie and Benny Safdie also won the Award for Best Director. This raw depiction of young junkies struggling to stay alive was adapted for the screen by the Safdie Brothers (Benny and Joshua) based on a real-life account by the film’s female lead, Arielle Holmes. The audience picked Pale Moon directed by Daihachi Yoshida, about a normal housewife who unexpectedly becomes involved in a large embezzlement, for the Audience Award.
“Intimate Grammar” was the big winner at the 2010 Tokyo International Film Festival. Tokyo Sakura Grand Prix was given to Intimate Grammar directed by Nir Bergman. Sarah’s Key directed by Gilles Paquet-Brenner received double Awards; Award for Best Director and Audience Award, and POST CARD directed by Kaneto Shindo was awarded the Special Jury Prize! The complete list of winners include: