2016.09.28 [Updates]
29th TIFF Co-Hosted/ Allied-Events Lineup

All night screening presented by WOWOW’s “CINEMA STUDIO” featuring Star Wars documentary
WOWOW’s TV program, “CINEMA STUDIO” presents a talk event and screens three movies not released in theaters in Japan, including a documentary on Star Wars.
●Dates: 10.28 Fri
●Venue: TOHO CINEMAS Roppongi Hills SCREEN2
Special Collaboration with PFF 2016 PFF Grand-Prix Winning Film Screening
2016 PFF Grand-Prix winning film will be screened. Also a special lecture for young filmmakers on how to make a movie on your own way will be held.
●Dates: TBA
●Venue: [Screening]TOHO CINEMAS Roppongi Hills/ [Special lecture]Roppongi Academyhills 49 Auditorium
IDCF is delighted to introduce Madoka Kumagai’s debut feature Good Bye, Talking Dog, the 2016 opening gala film produced by the IDCF Committee.
●Dates: TBA
●Venue: TOHO CINEMAS Roppongi Hills
Shinjuku Culture Festival Shinjuku Cinema’s Night Out
This is Shinjuku’s unique film event as a part of Shinjuku Culture Festival. Seven participating cinemas will choose and screen Asian, Japanese, and French films. A panel discussion will be held as well.
●Dates: 10.21 Fri-10.23 Sun
●Venue: TOHO CINEMAS Shinjuku / Shinjuku WALD9 / Shinjuku Piccadilly / Kadokawa Cinema Shinjuku / Cinemart Shinjuku / Theatre Shinjuku / K’s cinema
Bunka-Cho Film Week 2016
“Bunka-Cho Film Week” will award excellent documentaries and individuals in recognition of their long years of distinguished contribution to the film industry. The project will also hold screenings and symposiums to offer opportunities for people involved with films in different capacities to gather together.
●Dates: 10.25 Tue-10.30 Sun
●Venue: Grand Hyatt Tokyo / KAGURAZA
Minato Screening
The Minato Screening, a favorite of young and old, as well as with families, is a co-host program by TIFF and Minato City Committee composed of local community members and merchants.
●Dates: 10.29 Sat / 10.30 Sun
●Venue: TOHO CINEMAS Roppongi Hills / Soukairou Hall, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies( GRIPS)
Directors Guild of Japan New Directors Award Film Screening and Symposium
The winner of the 2016 Directors Guild of Japan New Directors Award will screen. A discussion about the future of cinema will follow, featuring the winning director and guests.
●Dates: 10.26 Wed
●Venue: TOHO CINEMAS Roppongi Hills
Seminar will feature a keynote by dir/prod John Polson (Swimfan, Hide&Seek, Tenderness, Fringe, Elementary), &speech by Dr.George S.Ford(Chief Economist of Phoenix Ctr).
●Dates: 10.28 Fri
●Venue: Roppongi Academyhills 49 Auditorium
This is a one-day master class and pitching competition for emerging writers, featuring renowned producer/director John Polson, executive producer of Elementary.
●Dates: 10.30 Sun
●Venue: Digital Hollywood University Surugadai Campus
50 years since broadcasting of the ULTRAMAN series
Special Program: Scriptwriter Tetsuo Kinjo

This event celebrates the founding of Tsuburaya Productions’ “KINJO TETSUO AWARD”. It features episodes of “Ultraman” written by Kinjo and a panel discussion by creative professionals who are the judges of the award.
●Dates: 11.3 Thu
●Venue: TOHO CINEMAS Roppongi Hills
Star Channel Film Academy
Translator’s Talk “New Ways of Enjoying Cinema”

An active translator reveals behind-the-scenes of Japanese translation of foreign films and suggests new ways to enjoy cinema. A special talk presented by Star Channel.
●Dates: 11.2 Wed
●Venue: Roppongi Academy hills 49 Auditorium
The 6th Japan Student Film Festival
Japan Student Film Festival is a celebration of student films. The top award-winning films from three prestigious Japanese college film festivals will be shown.
●Dates: 11.3 Thu
●Venue: TOHO CINEMAS Roppongi Hills
24th KINEKO International Children’s Film Festival & TIFF
A jury of 4th to 6th grade children will give awards to films from a selection of shorts and features. Also, film festival directors from around the world will jury a newly established Japanese film competition.
●Dates: 11.2 Wed-11.6 Sun
●Venue: 109 CINEMAS Futako Tamagawa/ iTSCOM STUDIO & HALL Futako Tamagawa Rise
Asian Cinerama – Asian Film Awards Academy Film Roadshows
This event will be hosted by the Asian Film Awards Academy (AFAA), the Kyoto HISTORICA International Film Festival, and TIFF.
●Dates: 11.2 Wed-11.13 Sun
●Venue: The Museum of Kyoto
Kyoto Filmmakers Lab
This is a workshop for young filmmakers from all over the world. Participants will gain hands-on experience making short Jidaigeki (period samurai dramas) at a studio in Kyoto and will attend lectures by world-class filmmakers.
●Dates: 10.29 Sat-11.3 Thu
●Venue: Shochiku Kyoto Studios/ Toei Studios Kyoto/ The Museum of Kyoto/ other venues in Kyoto
Taiwan Future Short Film Week in Tokyo
Taiwan Future Film Festival “Future Film Day” has been held since 2012 of spring, and focus on short film. In 2016, Taiwan Future Short Film Week in Tokyo will be hold in Tokyo.
●Dates: 10.22 Sat, 10.23 Sun, 10.26 Mon, 10.28 Wed
●Venue: Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in Japan The Taiwan Cultural Center
ICG Talk / It’s Tough Being a Gal! The Japanese Film Industry: Loving Movies, Work, Kids
Working in the Japanese film industry as a woman / Part I: Chiharu Ishii (assistant director) talks with Koji Fukada (dir. Harmonium) / Part II: with intl. guest
●Dates: 10.28 Fri 18:30
●Venue: May’s Club, Roppongi Hills Hollywood Beauty Plaza 4F
The 3rd Asia University Film Festival(AUFF)
This festival will showcase great films by Asian university students and provide a place for young filmmakers to interact and participate in seminars.
●Dates: 10.27 Thu -10.30 Sun
●Venue: Nihon University College of Art
Fantastic French Films / After Hitchcock
Screenings and talk show to mark the release of Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s first overseas production The Woman in the Silver Plate and a premiere of HITCHCOCK/TRUFFAUT.
●Dates: 9.24 Sat-12.10 Sat
●Venue: Institut français Tokyo – Espace Images/ Tokyo University of the Arts Bashamichi Building
Korean Cinema Week 2016
Korean Cinema Week marks the 16th edition this year and again we will screen a collection of excellent new Korean films. Most of the films will screen for the first time in Japan. Be sure not to miss it.
●Dates: 10.26 Wed-10.29 Sat, 10.31 Mon
●Venue: Korean Cultural Center Hanmadang Ha(ll 10.26-10.29)/ TOHO CINEMAS Shinjuku(10.31)
●Dates: 10.7 Fri-11.13 Sun
●Venue: Shinjuku WALD9 / Umeda Burg7 / Yokohama Burg13
China Film Week in Tokyo 2016
This year marks the 11th China Film Week in Tokyo. We showcase films from China and Japan in order to promote mutual understanding and further trust between the two countries.
●Dates: 10.21 Fri-10.26 Wed
●Venue: TOHO CINEMAS Nichigeki Nihonbashi, etc.
Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia 2016 Autumn Short Film Harvest Selection

The festival will screen four short film programs, including the SSFF & ASIA 2016 Grand Prix winner. In addition, there will be a workshop for creators and other events.
●Dates: 10.17 Mon-10.19 Wed / 10.20 Thu-10.23 Sun
●Venue: Andaz Tokyo / Tokyo Photographic Art Museum
HORIZONTE – Festival of German Film 2016
“HORIZONTE” presents the latest trends in German cinema, showcasing excellent contemporary German films to Japanese audiences. Renowned German directors and leading talents will be present to introduce the films.
●Dates: 10.15 Sat-10.19 Wed
●Venue: TOHO CINEMAS Roppongi Hills
Tanabe-Benkei Film Festival 2016
The film competition is being held for up-and-coming filmmakers. We appoint experts of film as the special judges.
●Dates: 11.11 Fri-11.13 Sun
●Venue: Kinan Cultural Hall
Poland Film Festival 2016
Screenings of post-war Polish masterpieces selected under the supervision of Jerzy Skolimowski, one of Poland’s most respected directors.
●Dates: 11.26 Sat-12.9 Fri
●Venue: Cinemart Shinjuku
Symposium on Motion-Picture Filming
TIFF and Japanese Society of Cinematographers will co-host a symposium on “Japan & Myanmar Partnership Movie Production Project”.
●Dates: 10.28 Fri
●Dates: 10.27 Thu
●Venue: Roppongi Academy hills 49 Auditorium

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