Nippon Connection – Japanese Film Festival

Nippon Connection – Japanese Film Festival

Type: Regular shortfilm festival
Location: Frankfurt, Germany
Start Month: May


Offering a varied insight into Japanese cinema, the festival once again presents more than 100 exciting short and feature films, most of them as German, European or international premieres. Many filmmakers will introduce their works in person. Moreover, NIPPON CONNECTION will host the Kinema Club Conference for the second time, expecting many film scholars from all over the world. The NIPPON RETRO section throws a glance at Japanese film history and is dedicated to the director Shinji SOMAI (1948-2001).

Submission Requirements:

16mm, 35mm, Video; Films shot or produced in Japan

Submission Deadline: January


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Awards / Prizes:

Nippon Cinema Award, Nippon Visions Award

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