Art & Culture

Japanese Film Festival 2015
'LIFE'

Welcome to one of the most well-known film festival of Thailand!

The Japanese Film Festival is an annual event organized by the Japan Foundation, Bangkok which has been continuously organized for almost 40 years. In 2015, under the theme [LIFE], we are proud to present 15 Japanese films which are delicately selected for your pleasant. Watch the award winning films that have inspired many audiences from over the world.

The Japan Foundation, Bangkok together with Major Cineplex Group (Thailand), co-organized by Consulate-General of Japan in Chiang Mai and with support of the Embassy of Japan in Thailand, proudly presents the Japanese Film Festival 2015.

BANGKOK

Date: Friday 30th January- Sunday 8th February 2015
Venue: Paragon Cineplex, Siam Paragon (243 seats/ Cinema no.13)

Date Time Film Note
Fri 30 Jan Opening Film
18.30 Registration
19.15 Opening Ceremony
20.00 Screening and Talk
LUPIN THE THIRD
(2014, 121 min)
Screening and Talk by
Mr.Kitamura Ryuhei, Director.
Invitees Only
Sat 31 Jan Film I: 11.00-13.00 Tug of War! (2012, 111 min)  
Film II: 13.30-16.10 The Story of Yonosuke (2013, 160 min)  
Film III: 17.00-20.00 Saudade (2011, 160 min)
Screening and Talk by
Mr. Tomita Katsuya, Director, and Mr.Panu Aree, Director of Acquisitions, Sahamongkolfilm International Co., Ltd, conducted by Mr.Wiwat Lertwiwatwongsa, a Film Critics.
 
Sun 1 Feb Film I: 11.00-13.00 Akko-Chan : The Movie (2012, 120 min)  
Film II: 13.30-15.30 The Kirishima Thing (2010,103 min)  
Film III: 16.00-18.00 The Light Shines Only There
(2014, 120 min)
 
Mon 2 Feb Film I: 19.00-21.00 Casting Blossoms to the Sky
(2012, 160 min)
 
Tue 3 Feb Film I: 19.00-21.00 Hospitalit√© 1.1 (2011, 100 min)  
Wed 4 Feb Film I: 19.00-21.00 About the Pink Sky (2012, 113 min)  
Thu 5 Feb Film I: 19.00-21.00 Leaving on the 15th Spring
(2013, 114 min)
 
Fri 6 Feb Film I: 19.00-21.00 Until the Break of Dawn (2012, 129 min)  
Sat 7 Feb Film II: 13.30-15.30 LUPIN THE THIRD (2014, 121 min)  
Film III: 16.00-18.30 HAND in the GLOVE
(Special Preview) (2015, 70 min) Screening and Talk by Mr. Yusuke Inaba, Director and Casts, Mr. Chanon Rikulsurakan, Ms. Emiko Izawa,Ms. Selina Wiesmann, Mr. Pairach Khumwan, cinematographer and Special Guest, KUMAMON
 
Sun 8 Feb Film I: 13.30-15.30 The Ravine of Goodbye (2013, 117 min)  
Closing Film
18.30-20.00
My Man (2014, 129 min)  

CHIANG MAI

Date: Friday 13th - Saturday 21st February 2015
Venue: Major Cineplex, Central Festival (216 seats/Cinema no.4)

Date Time Film Note
Fri 13 Feb Opening Film
18.30 Registration
19.15 Opening Ceremony
LUPIN THE THIRD (2014, 121 min) Invitees Only
Sat 14 Feb Film I: 11.00-13.00 Tug of War! (2012,111 min)  
Film II: 13.30-16.10 The Story of Yonosuke (2013, 160 min)  
Film III: 17.00-20.00 Saudade (2011, 160 min)
Screening and Talk by Mr. Tomita Katsuya, Director, conducted by Mr.Santiphap Inkongngam, an independent Film Maker.
 
Sun 15 Feb Film I: 11.00-13.00 Akko-Chan : The Movie (2012, 120 min)  
Film II: 13.30-15.30 The Kirishima Thing (2010, 103 min)  
Film III: 16.00-18.00 The Light Shines Only There
(2014, 120 min)
 
Mon 16 Feb Film I: 19.00-21.00 Casting Blossoms to the Sky
(2012, 160 min)
 
Tue 17 Feb Film I: 19.00-21.00 Hospitalit√© 1.1 (2011, 100 min)  
Wed 18 Feb Film I: 19.00-21.00 About the Pink Sky (2012, 113 min)  
Thu 19 Feb Film I: 19.00-21.00 Leaving on the 15th Spring
(2013, 114 min)
 
Fri 20 Feb Film III: 19.00-21.00 Until the Break of Dawn (2012, 129 min)  
Sat 21 Feb Film I: 11.00-13.00 LUPIN THE THIRD (2014, 121 min)  
Film II: 13.30-15.30 The Ravine of Goodbye (2013, 117 min)  
Closing Film
Film III: 16.00-18.00
My Man (2014, 129 min)  

*Thai and English sub titles provided for all films.

** Ticket 100 Baht/One Screen/One Set **

***Advance ticket selling:

Bangkok: 5th Floor, Paragon Cineplex, Siam Paragon
Sun 25 Jan 11.00-18.00
Mon 26-Thu 29 Jan 17.00-19.00
Fri 30 Jan (Opening ) 16.00-18.00
Sat 31 Jan-Sun 1 Feb 10.00-18.00
Mon 2-Fri 6 17.00-19.00
Sat 7-Sun 8 12.30-18.30

Chiang Mai: Major Cineplex, Central Festival
Fri 13 Feb (Opening ) 16.00-18.00
Sat 14-15 Feb 10.00-18.00
Mon 16-Fri 20 Feb 17.00-19.00
Sat 21 Feb 10.00-18.00

*** No ticket for the opening film in both Bangkok and Chiang Mai. Invitees only but advanced ticket selling for other films is available.

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http://www.jfbkk.or.th/art_culture_20150130.php


   

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