JAPAN FILM WEEK 2019

In celebration of the Philippine National Arts Month in February, The Japan Foundation Manila, in partnership with the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) and Nihongo Partners’ SPFL-CJH schools will have a Japanese Film Week—offering a series of Japanese film screenings in
several regions targeting students and film goers as well as the general public who rarely have access to Japanese films. Admission is free on a first-come, first-served basis.

Japan Film Week officially kicks off with screenings of MUMON: The Land of Stealth (Japanese title: 忍びの国) (Japanese title: 忍びの国) at FDCP Cinematheque Centre in Iloilo City on February 13 at 6:30pm. It is a Japanese jidaigeki film, directed by Yoshihiro Nakamura and based on the novel by Ryō Wada. Set during the Sengoku period, the film focuses on fictional events that take place surrounding the Tenshō Iga War. Completing the line-up are six more films with English subtitles offering viewers the chance to experience their favorite genre while discovering something new:

  • GINTAMA (銀魂)
  • YOUR NAME (君の名は。)
  • 5 CENTIMETERS PER SECOND (秒速5センチメートル)
  • YOUR LIE IN APRIL (四⽉は君の嘘)
  • SHODO GIRLS!! (書道ガールズ!! わたしたちの甲⼦園)
  • THE GARDEN OF WORDS (⾔の葉の庭)


*Catch screenings to be held at the following venues nationwide:

Cinematheque Centre Iloilo

February 13, 2019 February 14, 2019 February 15, 2019 February 16, 2019
6:00 PM 4:00 PM 4:00 PM 4:00 PM
Reception Night The Garden of Words5 Centimeters per
Second
Your Name
6:30 PM 6:00 PM 6:00 PM 6:00 PM
Mumon: The Land of Stealth Your Lie in April Gintama Shodo Girls

Cinematheque Centre Manila

February 19, 2019 February 20, 2019 February 21, 2019
4:00 PM 3:30 PM 2:00 PM
5 Centimeters Per Second Shodo Girls Garden of Words
6:00 PM 3:30 PM
Reception Night Your Lie in April
6:30 PM 6:00 PM 6:00 PM
Mumon: The Land of Stealth Your Name Gintama

Shang’s Red Carpet Mandaluyong

February 23, 2019 February 23, 2019
5:15 PM 7:30 PM
Your Name Mumon: The Land of Stealth

Cinematheque Centre Davao

February 27, 2019 February 28, 2019 March 1, 2019 March 2, 2019
3:00 PM 3:00 PM 3:00 PM5:00 PM
Mumon: The Land of Stealth Your Lie in April Shodo Girls
5:30 PM 5:30 PM 5:30 PMGintama
Your Name 5 Centimeters per
Second
The Garden of Words

*We have special screenings for students of the following schools/universities:
San Lorenzo National High School (SLNSH), Bantayan National High School (BNHS), Tabaco
National High School (TNHS), Tabaco City and Bicol University (BU), Tabaco City, Albay –
Bicol Region

March 6, 2019 March 7, 2019
9:30 AM – San Lorenzo National HS 9:00 AM – Tabaco National HS
Your Name 5 Centimeters per Second
2:30 PM – Bicol University 2:00 PM – Bantayan National HS
Gintama Your Name

Juan G. Macaraeg National High School, Binalonan, Pangasinan

March 7, 2019 March 8, 2019
3:00 PM 3:00 PM
Your Lie in April Shodo Girls

Adlaon National High School, Adlaon Cebu City

March 14, 2019
9:30 AM 2:30 PM
Shodo Girls The Garden of Words

Capitol University, Cagayan de Oro, Misamis Oriental

March 14, 2019
9:30 AM 2:30 PM
Your Name 5 Centimeters per Second

Liceo de Cagayan University, Cagayan de Oro, 9000 Misamis Oriental

March 15, 2019
9:30 AM 2:30 PM
Your Lie in April Shodo Girls

For press inquiries, please contact:
The Japan Foundation, Manila
Kanami Namiki, PhD knamiki@jfmo.org.ph
Roland Samson rsamson@jfmo.org.ph

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