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Japan Foundation in association with PVR Cinemas announces JFF 2019-2020

Japan Foundation, New Delhi announces the beginning of the third edition of its Japanese Film Festival (JFF) in India, in partnership with PVR Cinemas, today at PVR HOME, the members-only social and live entertainment club by PVR Ltd. Celebrating the vivacious Japanese culture in India, the festival this year will make a multi-city tour owing to the increasing demand for international films. The six-month long film festival will be launched in the capital on September 17, 2019 at PVR Select CITYWALK,  Saket, New Delhi.

At the ceremony, the Japan Foundation in collaboration with PVR Cinemas unveiled the Festival’s line-up; featuring a list of critically acclaimed and globally popular Japanese films. The Festival will showcase films from various genres like romance, drama, comedy etc. from contemporary Japanese cinema, including feature, award-winning and anime films.

The event which was held today i.e. on September 9, 2019 witnessed the presence of Japan’s Honorable Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, His Excellency Mr Kenji Hiramatsu to inaugurate the third edition of the Japanese Film Festival in India. Following the unveil of the festival’s official catalogue, a panel including Mr Sanjeev Kumar Bijli, JMD, PVR Ltd., His Excellency Mr Kenji Hiramatsu and Mr Kaoru Miyamoto, Director-General, Japan Foundation, New Delhi addressed the audience the developing intercultural and industrial relations between the India and Japan, especially through films and the collaborations that have made JFF-India possible.

The six-month long touring festival will screen 25 popular Japanese films across seven cities at select PVR Cinemas.

Japanese Film Festival 2019, India Movie Line-UP

S.No

Movie Names

Genre

1

12 Suicidal Teens

Drama, Thriller

2

A Banana? At This Time of Night?

Comedy, Drama

3

Bento Harassment

Comedy, Drama, Family

4

Chihayafuru - Musubi -

Drama, Sports

5

Children of the Sea

Animation, Fantasy

6

Dance with Me

Musical, comedy

7

Kingdom

Historical, Drama, Action

8

Little Love Song

Drama, Musical

9

Lu Over the Wall

Animation, Fantasy

10

Masquerade Hotel

Thriller, Mystery

11

Mirai

Animation, Adventure, Drama

12

My Dad is a Heel Wrestler!

Comedy, Family

13

One Cut of the Dead

Horror, Comedy

14

Parallel World Love Story

Mystery, sci-fi, romance

15

Perfect World

Drama, Romance

16

Samurai Shifters

Historical, Drama, Comedy

17

Shoplifters

Drama

18

The 8-year Engagement

Romance, Drama

19

The Crimes that Bind

Mystery, Thriller

20

The Fable

Comedy, Action

21

The House Where the Mermaid Sleeps

Drama

22

Tokyo Ghoul

Sci-fi, Fantasy

23

Weathering with You

Animation, Fantasy

24

Your Name

Animation, Fantasy

25

We are Little Zombies

Musical, Dark comedy

 

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