Focus on Asia Fukuoka International Film Festival 2017

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September 18th(Fri.) to 24th(Fri.) 2017


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An anthology of Japanese film masterpieces under the Library Collection will be presented.

  • Dates
    September 1 (Thu)~September 25 (Sun)
    *Excluding days the library and theater are closed
  • Venue
    The Fukuoka City Public Library Movie Hall Ciné-là.
  • Admission
    Adults \500,
    Students: University/College/High School \400
    Elementary/Jr. High School \300
    *Film Festival tickets will not be accepted.

Taiwan Film Festival 2016

6 of Taiwan’s latest and most talked about films will be presented. Through each film, please experience the cultural climate of Taiwan.

  • Dates
    September 15 (Thu)~September 20 (Tue)
  • Venue
    Fukluoka Asian Art Museum Ajibi Hall
  • Admission
    Advance Tickets \1,100
    At the Door: \1,300
    Jr. High/ High School /College/ University students \500
    Film Festival tickets can be used.

Fukuoka Asian Film Festival 2016

This year there will be a total of 9 films shown from 6 countries including China, Taiwan and Korea. These include special screenings of Vietnamese films and “Sister Phnom Penh” by Sotho Kulikar and other films directed by female film directors from southwest Asia.

  • Dates
    September 22 (Thu and a holiday)~September 27 (Tue)
  • Venue
    Fukuoka Asian Art Museum Ajibi Hall
  • Admission
    Advance Tickets \1,100 At the Door: \1,300
    Jr. High/ High School /College/ University students \500
    Film Festival tickets can be used.
    Only the special screening will be free of admission.

The 8th Presentation of the Fukuoka University East Asian Film Subtitling Project

This will mark the 8th year for the project to produce Japanese subtitles to East Asian films by students of Fukuoka University. This year we will present the comedy “The Wife is a Hairdresser” (1962) and “Five Golden Flowers” (1958).

  • Date
    September 24 (Sat)
  • Venue
    Elgala Hall 7th Floor
  • Admission
    Free admission. No registration or applying for free tickets required.

Sentimental Journey to Vietnam-The Collection (on Deposit) from 3 Japanese Art Collectors

We will exhibit about 50 items from the collection on deposit of 3 Japanese art collectors who frequented Vietnam during 1980-1990. These include items using traditional Vietnamese material and/or technique such as lacquer paintings and pictures on silk as well as propaganda posters produced during the Vietnam War. Items from other collections will be added to convey the diverse beauty of Vietnamese art.

  • Dates
    September 8 (Thu)~December 25 (Sun)
  • Hours
    10:00-20:00 (admission until 19:30)
    Closed on Wednesdays
    Open on November 23 (Wed. a holiday)
    Closed on November 24
  • Place
    Fukuoka Asian Art Museum Asia Gallery
  • Admission
    Adults \200
    High School/ College & University students \150
    Junior High School students and below can enter free of charge.
  • Address
    7&8 floor, Riverain Center Building,
    3-1 Shimokawabata-machi, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka City PC 812-0027
    Tel: 092-263-1100 Fax: 092-263-1105

The Asian Film Screening Project for Invited Junior High School Students

The Nishi-Nippon Foundation has been organizing a screening event to introduce good quality Asian films to local junior high school students. This marks the 7th year for the project where 450 high school students from the City of Fukuoka will be invited to see “Police Evo”, a Malaysian film. Applications for free tickets will not be accepted.

Co-organized by
  • ASIA center

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