We would like to express our sincere condolences and would like to convey our deepest sympathy.
Tokyo International Film Festival
February 4, 2023
Kawarabata Yasushi [Age: 88]
©1996 TIFF Kawarabata Yasushi(left)
Film Critic. He joined the Yomiuri Shimbun, a national newspaper with the largest circulation in the world, in 1957, where he was in charge of film reviews, and became a film critic after his retirement. Kawarabata was one of the jury members for the Young Cinema Competition at the 9th Tokyo International Film Festival in 1996.
January 25, 2023
Noah Cowan [Age: 55]
He served as the Executive Director of SFFILM and the Artistic Director of TIFF Bell Lightbox and Co-Director of the Toronto International Film Festival and among others.
In 2018, he visited Japan to participate in the 31st Tokyo International Film Festival as a member of the Jury for the Japanese Cinema Splash section.
December 9, 2022
Yoshida Yoshishige (Kijū) [Age: 89]
November 29, 2022
Sai Yoichi [Age: 73]
November 16, 2022
Omori Kazuki [Age: 70]
November 7, 2022
YOSHI [Age: 19]