Industry veteran, Takeo Hisamatsu has been appointed as director of the Tokyo International Film Festival. The appointment was announced today at the annual board meeting of UniJapan, and takes…
Tokyo International Film Festival
TOKYO – The Tokyo International Film Festival will give its Samurai Award for lifetime achievement to directors Martin Scorsese and Kiyoshi Kurosawa, festival organizers announced today. The award…
The Tokyo International Film Festival unveiled six world premieres in the competition section of its upcoming 29th edition. Among the six in the 16-film competition section are Chris Kraus's…
Two Japanese films will appear in competition at the 29th Tokyo International Film Festival next month. Festival organizers revealed Thursday the competition slots for "Japanese Girls Never…
The Tokyo International Film Festival will open with Stephen Frears’ “Florence Foster Jenkins.” Stars Meryl Streep and Hugh Grant will be present for the opening night screening at the festival’s…
Iconic anime film maker Mamoru Hosoda and Shunji Iwai will be the focus of special sections at this year's Tokyo International Film Festival. The spotlight on Hosoda is part of the festival's…
"Nise -- The Heart of Madness," Brazilian director Roberto Berliner's biopic about a crusading woman doctor, was awarded the Tokyo Grand Prix.
Takeshi Kitano was in an only mildly confrontational mood Tuesday for the Tokyo premiere of "Mozu,"
Are the days of flesh-and-blood actors numbered? Audiences at the Tokyo festival have a chance to form an opinion
Yoshiyuki Tomino, the 73-year-old creator of the "Mobile Suit Gundam" robot anime franchise, engaged in a rapid-fire exchange of ideas that hopscotched from an analysis of Tomino's enduringly popular…
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