2022.12.15 [Updates]
The Japan Foundation introduces its history of the Film Projects on the 50th anniversary website! /TIFF Lounge archives are available until Dec.28 (Wed)!

The Japan Foundation (JF) is celebrating its 50th anniversary since its establishment in 1972.
On the website commemorating the 50th anniversary, ISHIZAKA Kenji, Tokyo International Film Festival/TIFF’s Senior Programmer, has collaborated on an article entitled “International Film Festival: A Great Opportunity to Experience Other Cultures, Everyday Lives and the World’s Diversity.”
In the latter part of the article, you can also read about our past collaboration between JF and TIFF (CROSSCUT ASIA, co-productions of the Asian omnibus film series Asian Three-Fold Mirror, and TIFF Lounge).
Read it on the Japan Foundation’s 50th Anniversary website
The Japan Foundation
In 2022, JF and TIFF continued to co-present the TIFF Lounge (formerly Asia Lounge) during the 35th TIFF as part of the joint program. This year, the events were available online for the public, and the following video can be viewed on the official TIFF YouTube channel until Wednesday, December 28.
Please take this opportunity to see exciting lineup!
Co-presented by The Japan Foundation and Tokyo International Film Festival
Bùi Thạc Chuyên and FUJIMOTO Akio
See video
(Language: Vietnamese and Japanese)
Master Class by Milcho Manchevski
See video
(Language: English and Japanese)
Tsai Ming-liang and FUKADA Koji
See video
(Language: Chinese and Japanese)
See video
(Language: Japanese)
Julie Taymor and YUKISADA Isao
See video
(Language: English and Japanese)
Click here for the special webpage for TIFF Lounge

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