Minasan, Konnichiwa! The Japan Foundation, together with the Film Development Council of the Philippines, brings the Philippines another Japanese film week. The first leg is in Davao City that already started today, with the showing of Weathering With You by Makoto Shinkai. The film week will run from today until January 31, 2020, at Cinematheque Centre Davao. It will continue to other cities in February. The admission is free.
Japan Foundation noticed that the Japanese film fests they organize are the most successful ones. Hence, aside from the yearly Ega Sai, they also set up the Japanese Film Week for Japophiles in the Philippines. This effort is also aimed to further strengthen the bond between Japan and the Philippines.
This year, they are presenting a diverse set of films, but these films are also similar to each other because they are all critically-acclaimed and hit the box office in Japan. They are as follows:
ADMISSION IS FREE. See you there!