The two-week competition, which is able to have fun the seventieth anniversary of diplomatic relations between Japan and India, will display screen 20 globally fashionable Japanese motion pictures of assorted genres and kinds ranging from February 14.
The theme that defines the competition’s curation is ‘Journey’ and 20 movies have been fastidiously chosen to signify the a number of elements of this theme.
Commenting on the announcement, Koji Sato, Director General, Japan Foundation, New Delhi mentioned, “The popularity of Japanese content has been distinctly growing in the Indian landscape which has been further fuelled by an increase in online content consumption in the current scenario.”
“It was a difficult decision to make but keeping fans’ safety utmost, the virtual platform will help us reach a wider audience base. We are confident the festival will be successful and bigger with the online platform and our dear audience will be able to experience the same magic and energy like ever before”, he added.
The Japanese Film Festival 2022 movie catalogue consists of movies like ‘It’s a Summer Film’, ‘Mio’s Cookbook’, ‘Masked Ward’, ‘Under the Open Sky’, ‘Awake’, ‘Aristocrats’, ‘Time of Eve’, ‘Ito’, ‘Patema Inverted’, ‘Sumodo – The Successors of Samurai’, ‘The God of Ramen’, ‘Rashomon’, ‘The Floating Castle’, ‘Happy Flight’, ‘Oz Land’, ‘Until the Break of daybreak’, ‘Her Love Boils Bathwater’, ‘The Chef of South Polar’, ‘Bread of Happiness’ and ‘ReLIFE’.