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Tokyo International Film Festival

A 16 mm spring-wound Bolex © Janke
A 16 mm spring-wound Bolex © Janke

Each year, the Tokyo International Film Festival exclusively screens new and exciting films in cinemas around Roppongi Hills. Film buffs enjoy world premieres by top local and international filmmakers, as well as vote for a favourite film in the Audience Choice category. It's viewed as one of Asia's most famous and competitive film festivals and accredited by the FIAPF, the International Federation of Film Producers. The Tokyo Sakura Grand Prix remains the most coveted award, handed out to the winner of the best film. The festival has conventional screenings, fun open-air cinema, screenings with voiceovers and celebrity appearances, as well as lectures, seminars and workshops.

Venue: Roppongi Hills

Date: 30 October to 8 November 2021

Website: www.tiff-jp.net