Japanese Film Festival (JFF) is back! JFF is a Japanese movie platform designed to increase awareness towards Japanese movies and gathering fans across Southeast Asia. JFF Indonesia was first held in 2015 by the Agency of Cultural Affairs in collaboration with the Japanese Embassy in Indonesia, Japan Foundation, and Japan Image Council. This year, JFF Indonesia will be a part of JFF Asia Pacific Gateway, initiated by Japan Foundation and held throughout 10 countries across Southeast Asia and Australia. 14 latest Japanese movies from 2015 to 2016 in various genres has been prepareed to fill JFF Indonesia. JFF is expected to become a bridge between Japanese movies and its fans by offering various activities related to Japanese culture in general and movies in specific.
This year, JFF Indonesia invites Chelsea Islan to become the ambassador for JFF indonesia. Chelsea’s involvement in Indonesian movie scene, as well as her role in Indonesia-Japan collaboration FTV “When you Wish Upon Sakura” are the reasons behind this decision. A special guest from Japan will also come to this year’s JFF.
There are also prizes for audiences attending JFF 2016.
1. Viewers can get a JFF stamp by showing their movie ticket to JFF’s info desk on the 7th floor. Collect 5 stamps to win merchandise from JFF.
2. Viewers can win a chance to go to Japan and attend Tokyo International Film Festival 2017 by filling in a questionnaire and writing a movie review online.
Take a look at the list of Japanese movies being shown on the next page.