Camera Japan Festival 2013 in RotterdamFilm / Rotterdam
September 25-29, Various times, see website
The 8th edition of Camera Japan Festival will take place across four days in Rotterdam.
Rotterdam’s Lantern Vestern will play host to the main portion of the festival, while a spin-off selection of films will also be shown in Amsterdam.
About the festival
Camera Japan is an exciting festival that highlights Japanese cinema.
A selection of 40 films, both feature-length movies and shorts, will be screened in genres such as documentary, comedy, anime, science fiction and much more!
The 2013 edition of Camera Japan follows the theme "conTRADITION," focusing attention on the unique balance of traditional culture in modern-day Japan.
› Live music
› Japanese market
› Dance performances
› Children’s events
› Kick off party at WORM | September 25
› "Tokyo Family" | This modern follow up to "Tokyo Story" (1953) follows an elderly couple who travels to Tokyo to catch up with their children.
› Japanese Anime | A compilation anime films from multiple directors.
› "Sketches of Myahk" | This special documentary explores religious song and dance rituals on the Miyakojima archipelago.
› "Tenchi: The Samuri Astronomer" | A 17th century genius attempts to create a new calendar based on the stars.
› Camera Japan Amsterdam | October 1 - 6, 2013
Still from "Tenchi: The Samurai Astronomer"