Camera Japan Festival 2014Festivals / Other
October 02-12, Various
Explore Japan through the lens
Japan has an extremely rich and varied film culture that often goes overlooked in the West. Although there are some breakthrough stars and successful crossovers, many of the films and genres just don't receive the attention they deserve.
Camera Japan seeks to rectify this by not only screening the films, but also developing a cultural programme to give visitors some context and inspire their curiosity for all things Japan.
Screening over 30 films each year, the genres are mixed and include classical films, anime, samurai specialties, sci-fi, romance, comedy and contemporary issues.
Thumb photo: still from Unforgiven (Lee Sang-il, 2014)
For the 2014 edition, Camera Japan will be feature two films starring Kunimura Jun, Lee Sang-il's Unforgiven and Sono Sions' Why Don't You Play in Hell?
Complementing the many films are a mix of live performances (Rotterdam) and a small pop-up shop selling unique items from Japan!
› Find the film programme here (announced closer to the dates).
› The festival will take place in Rotterdam from Oct 2-5 and in Amsterdam from Oct 10-12.