The 34th edition of the Tokyo International Film Festival will be a hybrid one, with physical screenings and online events, from October 30 to November 8, 2021.
The festival’s opening film is Cry Macho and the closing film is Dear Evan Hansen.
Acclaimed French actress Isabelle Huppert will serve as the President of the International Competition Jury at the 34th TIFF. The Competition section includes 15 films, 10 of them world premieres. Two are from Japan, seven from other Asian countries and regions, and 6 from other parts of the world.
World-renowned Japanese director Koreeda Hirokazu is the selector of the lineup of the Conversation Series at Asia Lounge. This is a series of sessions featuring Asia’s leading auteurs, to be co-presented for the second year by The Japan Foundation Asia Center and TIFF.
Japanese Animation Programming line-up will investigate themes portrayed in the latest animated works. The Tokusatsu Section will feature the Kamen Rider series, which celebrated its 50-year anniversary.
TIFF 2021 will take place at various venues, see more here.
For tickets, check the official website.
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