September 1, 2017

39th PIA Film Festival

39th PIA Film Festival(PFF) will be held from 16 to 29 Sep. 2017
at National Film Center of the National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
PFF's main programme, PFF Award 2017 is comprised of 17 works.

Invitation films in abroad will be...

"THE WOMAN WHO LEFT" by Lav Diaz 2016/228min is the opening film.
and will be released in Oct.,in Japan.
Screening 16th Sep. at 12:00~

and also his "From What Is Before" 2014/338min/with English subtitle
which won Pardo d'oro at Locarno International Film Festival 2014
is screened.
Screening 28th Sep. at 11:30~

"The Battle of Chile ―The Struggle of an Unarmed People" by Patricio Guzmán 1975,1976,1978/263min
It is to be said that one of the best documentary films in the world and which is consists of three parts; part 1- "Bourgeoisie of revolting" (1975), part 2 - "Rebel" (1976) and part3 - "People force" (1978)
Screening 17th Sep at 11:45~ / 22nd Sep. at 12:30

April 1, 2017

A Japan Independent Era - Best Selection of PIA Film Festival

Kaohsiung Film Archive, special showcase - A Japan Independent Era - Best Selection of PIA Film Festival will be held in Kaohsiung, Taiwan from Apr.8 to May 14.
As it is said, the best selections of PIA Film Festival; PFF Award films and PFF Scholarship films will be shown.
And there is a special seminar by PFF director Keiko Araki and a director Isola Iwakiri of The Blooming at Wenzao Ursuline University of Languages, 17:30~.

★Timetable is here.
★Trailer is here.

Films from PFF Award;
PFF2016-The Blooming by Isola Iwakiri * A director will attend at the screening on Apr.9th at 14:30~
PFF2015- The Name of the Whale by Fumito Fujikawa
PFF2013-Anatomy of a Paper Clip by Akira Ikeda
PFF2012- Shady by Ryohei Watanabe
PFF2012- Her Res - 3 cases in which you will find me in 3 minutes by Ū-ki Yamato

Films from PFF Scholarship;
2011 The End of Puberty by Shoko Kimura
2009 Sawako Decides by Yuya Ishii
2004 A Stranger of Mine by Kenji Uchida
2003 Yoshino's Barber Shop by Naoko Ogigami
2002 Border Line by Sang-Il Lee

March 20, 2017


PFF Award 2016 Audience Award winner, VANITAS by Takuya Uchiyama will be shown at 41st Hong Kong International Film Festival
from 11-25 Apr. in Hong Kong.
*Director will attend the screenings on 18 & 20 Apr.

March 17, 2017

Cycling & TV Yamamura

Cycling by Akira Yamamoto and TV Yamamura by Risa Abe from PFF Award 2016 will be shown at 11th Fresh Wave International Short Film Festival on 13th March - 2nd April in Hong Kong.
*Both directors will attend the screenings on 25 Mar. at 7:40pm

January 10, 2017


One of PFF Award 2014 nominated films, Okinawa/Yamato by Kenta Higa is shown at Hong Kong Independent Film Festival in Hong Kong, 6-22 Jan.2017
*Director will attend the festival 15-18 Jan.

Other PFF handling films

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