2021 Boston Japan Film Festival

Saturday, December 04, 2021 at 12:00am

Virtual Event

The 11th Boston Japan Film Festival will happen online from Friday, Dec. 3rd to Sunday, Dec. 5th, 2021.

We will screen 6 short films (animation, drama and documentary) and 1 feature documentary film. You can watch the films during these three days.

We will host a live discussion from 8 pm (EST) on Saturday, Dec 4th, 2021 with directors from three of the films we will be screening. 

Talkback with the directors on 12/4/2021 from 8pm

  • Anne Koizumi of In the Shadow of the Pines’ in English
  • Kira Dane of Horimono: Japans tattoo Pilgrimage’ in English
  • Jun Hori of Stand with the Divided” (in Japanese with English interpretation)

To register: https://2021bjff.eventive.org


・STAND WITH THE DIVIDED (Jun Hori, 2020, Japan, Documentary, 105 min)


・In the Shadow of the Pines (Anne Koizumi, 2020, Canada, Stop-motion animation, 8 min)

・Horimono: Japans Tattoo Pilgrimage (David Caprara・Kira Dane, 2020, Japan, Documentary,17 min)

・OFUKU5(Sayoko Akutsu, 2019, Japan, Drama, 20 min)

・today plus one(Yumeno Hoshi, 2018, Japan, Animation, 2 min)

・Live or Let Live(Yoko Asano, 2018, Japan, Stop-motion animation, 9 min)

・NANMIN (Davida Shaw, 2021, Japan, Documentary, 19 min)


This event is co-sponsored by: MIT Japan Program, MIT International Science and Technology Initiative (MISTI), Japan Business Bureau of Boston, New York Japan CineFest, and TEWASSA.

For more info: https://bostonjapanfilmfest.org 

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