Focus on Asia Fukuoka International Film Festival 2019

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September 13th(Fri.) to 19th(Thu.) 2019



Our Opening Ceremony

Focus on Asia Fukuoka International Film Festival 2019
The Film Festival Officially Kicks Off on September 13 (Fri.)!

The Focus on Asia Fukuoka International Film Festival 2019 will be held for 7 days from September 13 (Fri.) through September 19 (Thur.) at the United Cinema Canal City 13 theaters located within the Canal City Hakata complex. On September 13 (Fri.), the first day of the Film Festival, an Opening Ceremony will be held from 19:00 at the Sun Plaza Stage located on the first basement floor (B1) of the Canal City Hakata complex in Fukuoka City. Film directors and actors and actresses from many Asian countries and regions will appear before our Red Carpet at the Opening Ceremony. There will be no admission so please do come by Canal City Hakata to see our distinguished guests.

Note: There will be no viewing seats available for the general public.  

Note: Above image from our 2018 Opening Ceremony

■Time and Date:
September 13 (Fri.), 2019
19:00   Aqua Panorama Show begins
19:15   Film Festival Guests Appear on the Red Carpet
19:35   Declaration on the Opening of the Film Festival
20:00   Expected time for the closing of the Opening Ceremony

■Venue: Canal City Hakata B1 Sun Plaza Stage

 A list of our film festival guests and who will appear on the Red Carpet will be uploaded in our web site,soon.

For 6 days starting September 14 (Sat.), 27 films from 17 countries and regions will be screened. For details on our screening schedule, please check our official website.

●You can download our official pamphlet and screening schedule (in English)
●Latest news on our Film Festival will be updated regularly so please check our
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Co-organized by
  • ASIA center
  • 芸術文化振興基金
Special Support
  • 西日本シティ銀行
  • 公益財団法人 西日本国際財団
  • 福岡地所株式会社
  • 株式会社福岡リアルティ
  • G-angle
  • LEVEL5
  • 九州電力
  • 福岡銀行
  • 西鉄
  • 西部ガス
  • JR九州
  • タマホーム
  • 正晃株式会社
  • 明治安田生命
  • NTT西日本
  • 東京海上日動
  • 福太郎
  • beyond2020

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