Film Catalogues


: Cover of The Japan Foundation Asia Center presents CROSSCUT ASIA #04: What's Next from Southeast Asia 2017

CROSSCUT ASIA #04: What's Next from Southeast Asia was published in conjunction with the fourth iteration of CROSSCUT ASIA, a film program jointly presented by the Japan Foundation Asia Center and Tokyo International Film Festival. Featuring the thirteen films and their directors from Southeast Asia which were recommended by established directors of the region, CROSSCUT ASIA #04 is filled with film synopses, interviews, articles, and short columns with and on filmmakers and filmmaking in Southeast Asia. In English and Japanese.
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: Cover of Colorful Indonesia 2

The Japan Foundation Asia Center held the screening event "Colorful Indonesia 2" with Athenee Francais Cultural Center, as a Tokyo International Film Festival CROSSCUT ASIA tie-up event. This booklet contains articles by Meiske Taurisia (Producer), Lisabona Rahman (Film Archivist), Chris Fujiwara (Film Critic), Hidetake Yuki (Film Critic), Inuhiko Yomota (Comparative Literature Scholar and Film Historian) and others. Written in Japanese and English.
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Starting from 2014, the Japan Foundation Asia Center and Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF) present CROSSCUT ASIA, to showcase Asian films. In 2016, it was titled "Colorful Indonesia" and focused on Indonesian films. In addition to a special interview with Dean Fujioka and an essay written by Setsuko Shinoda, this booklet contains an interview with Teddy Soeriaatmadja and other articles that deepen readers’ understanding of Indonesian films. Written in Japanese and English.
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Film Criticism Collective 1: Cover

Film Criticism Collective 1 contains film criticism written by the workshop participants and professional critics as well as a record of the international symposium held during the Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival 2015, which was jointly organized by the Japan Foundation Asia Center. Written in Japanese and English.

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Starting from 2014, the Japan Foundation Asia Center and Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF) present the showcase of Asian films“CROSSCUT ASIA.” This special booklet made for our second showcase, which was focused on Philippine films, contains a conversation between director Hideo Nakata (Ring), who studied Filipino films at university, and TIFF Programming Director Kenji Ishizaka, a travel essay written by Nameko Shinsan, a special interview with Brillante Ma Mendoza, and other articles that convey attractions of the country. Written in Japanese and English.
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The Japan Foundation Asia Center presents CROSSCUT ASIA #01: Thai Fascination 2014: Cover

Starting from 2014, the Japan Foundation Asia Center and Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF) present the showcase of Asian films “CROSSCUT ASIA.” The special booklet made for the first showcase “Thai Fascination,” which was focused on Thai films, contains an essay by Mitsuyo Kakuta (the author of the novel which was adapted into the film Pale Moon), a special interview with Tadanobu Asano, a conversation with award-winning director Apichatpong Weerasethakul and TIFF Programming Director Kenji Ishizaka, and others. Written in Japanese and English.
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Arab Film Festival in Tokyo 2007: Cover

The official brochure of the third Arab Film Festival in Tokyo. Egyptian movies such as an action movie played by young Omar Sharif; early masterpieces of a respected filmmaker Youssef Chahine; a musical by a diva Umm Kulthūm; and Terrorism and Kebab by Egypt's leading comic actor AdelImam were shown.

Arab Film Festival in Tokyo 2006

Arab Film Festival in Tokyo 2006 : Cover

The official brochure of the Arab Film Festival in Tokyo 2006. The line-up included Elia Suleiman’s debut film Chronicle of a Disappearance, which won a prize at Cannes international Film Festival, as well as new films produced in Arab countries.

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