Press Release (FY2018-2019)

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November 2 [Announcement] The Spirit of Asia Award by The Japan Foundation Asia Center for Tokyo International Film Festival 2018 goes to Mr. Huang Huang
October 11 Lineup Announced for
CROSSCUT ASIA #05: Soundtrip to Southeast Asia
Special Trailer also Unveiled
September 26 "ONE CUT OF THE DEAD" first screening in China and popular Japanese films in 4 cities
Celebrating 40th anniversary of the conclusion of the Treaty of Peace and Friendship between Japan and China Film Festival in China
—“JFF Web Magazine” now available in Chinese—
September 7 The Japan Foundation Awards 2018 Go to Yoko Tawada, Toshio Hosokawa, and Spanish-Japanese Cultural Center of the University of Salamanca
September 6 Poster and Trailer Unveiled for Asian Three-Fold Mirror 2018: Journey
July 19 The Japan Foundation Asia Center & Tokyo International Film Festival to Showcase Cinema with Music of Southeast Asia
June 28 550,000 People Around the World to Take
the Japanese-Language Proficiency Test in July
Number of overseas applicants up 47,000
June 19 The Japan Pavilion Exhibition at the 58th International Exhibition–La Biennale di Venezia (2019)
“Motoyuki Shitamichi+Taro Yasuno+Toshiaki Ishikura+Fuminori Nousaku” have been selected to represent Japan
June 5 “Yokai: Iconography of the Fantastical. The Night Parade of One Hundred Demons as the Source of Supernatural Imagery in Japan” An exhibition commemorating the 150th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Japan and Spain to be held in Madrid
May 10 Japan Pavilion at the 16th International Architecture Exhibtion
–La Biennale di Venezia
Architectural Ethnography, the exhibition aims to develop the discussion about our society in the future
April 11 …and Action! Asia #04: Exchange Program for Students in Film Studies:
Short Films Jointly Made by Japanese and
Southeast Asian Students Are Now Available Online

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