Limited tickets are still available for Ballad of Narayama this evening. Don't miss this screening. https://japanese-film-festival-singapore.myshopify.com/…/th…
Don't miss this weekend's remaining screenings at the Japanese Film Festival. Catch one of this year's audience favourite, and best sellers, Her Love Boils Bathwater https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uQYrbqO0d48 tomorrow
Tickets for tonight's screening have sold out. The wait-list arrangement has worked out and we thank you for working together with us for a good start to the festival.
Hi everyone, after a hiatus of over a year, the festival returns with new directions. It will be held from 2-18 March, so save the dates and watch out for the unveiling of the programme over this CNY weekend. Happy Lunar New Year to everyone who has been following the festival programmes in the past.
Director Suzuki Seijun has passed away. Our 2016 retrospective of his works introduced to many here his audacity in life. Rest well.
Under the Wave off Kanagawa (Kanagawa oki nami ura), also known as The Great Wave, from the series Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji (Fugaku sanjūrokkei)
The Great Wave - replicated many times over and I am sure you have seen a variation of it in the streets of Singapore.
The breathtaking composition of this woodblock print, said to have inspired Debussy’s La Mer (The Sea) and Rilke’s Der Berg (The Mountain), ensures its reputation as an icon of world art. Hokusai cleverly play...ed with perspective to make Japan’s grandest mountain appear as a small triangular mound within the hollow of the cresting wave. The artist became famous for his landscapes created using a palette of indigo and imported Prussian blue. Catch the final screening of Miss Hokusai this weekend - a animation about the relationship between Katsushika Hokusai – the 19th-century artist famous for The Great Wave – and his daughter. http://theprojector.sg/category/jffx/
We hope you have enjoyed the films in this year's programme. Thank you for the feedback and while we can't rescreen all the films, 2 films from the festival will be repeated (Miss Hokusai and Bittersweet) from the Oct 8 and 9 at The Projector. After the Storm will also be screened for a short period from Oct 6 at The Projector. Book your tickets here http://theprojector.sg/category/jffx/
After the Storm's screening was sold out since yesterday but some extra tickets to this Friday's screening have gone on sale this morning. Don't miss it if you haven't gotten your tickets yet.
If you haven't read anything about this film, I suggest you don't spoil it for yourself and watch it first. If you must,
Don't miss this rare opportunity to catch The Boy and the Beast, one of the 3 anime films in this year's programme. And it's is free! Mamoru Hosoda ranks first among the Japanese animation directors seen as successors to now-retired industry giant Hayao Miyazaki. Come see why... #jpfilmfestival
One more day to go, don't miss this chance to catch films on celluloid, and on the huge screen at the National Museum Gallery Theatre. Tomorrow the festival opens with Youth of the Beast by Suzuki Seijun. One of the 22 free-admission films in his retrospective to be held from tomorrow til Sep 18. If you have not seen his works, you will probably have seen similar scenes from films of many directors who were inspired by his films - Quentin Tarantino, Jim Jarmusch, John Woo and others.... Watch the video tribute below and remember it is free admission! Visit http://jpfilmfestival.com for more details.