Japanese Film Festival Online 2022: Livestream 20 Exciting Films for Free

JFF ONLINE 2022 will be featuring restored version of KUROSAWA Akira’s masterpiece

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Japanese Film Festival Online 2022 or JFF ONLINE 2022 promotion invites all Malaysians to stream for free Japanese films for 14 days

The Japan Foundation is once again bringing Japanese film lovers a chance to watch exciting films in line with the Japanese Film Festival Online 2022. Streaming online for free from the 14th to the 28th of February, get ready to watch 20 exciting films in the comfort of your home!

From the classics, drama and thriller to documentary and animation, the films showcase the colours and depth of Japan and the Japanese cinema. Malaysian audiences across the country will have the opportunity to watch these enticing films with subtitles in both English and Malay for free. This year, the JFF ONLINE 2022 will be featuring Sharifah Amani and Sherry Alhadad as the ambassadors for the online festival.

Viewers will get to enjoy new titles released in 2021 that will be available online such as “Under the Open Sky”, a drama of a former yakuza, “Ito” which tells the story of a shy country girl, “Aristocrats” which depicts the life of two women from different social classes and “AWAKE”, a story depicting the rise of artificial intelligence in the game of shogi, along with  2 animes, the restored version of the KUROSAWA Akira’s masterpiece “Rashomon”, 2 documentaries on sumo wrestlers and a legendary  Ramen chef, and a collection of all-time favourites from the past Japanese Film Festivals, all for Malaysians to enjoy watching online for 14 days*.

All you need to do is to visit the JFF ONLINE 2022 page at the JFKL website, create an account and you are all set to begin your journey of Japanese film and culture for two weeks. JFF ONLINE 2022 will also see a series of events happening, with one event before and one happening during the online festival period.

Live streaming events via Facebook and YouTube Live:

“My First Love ~Watashi no Hatsukoi~” Featuring two Malaysian filmmakers, Abdul Samad Hassan & Edmund Yeo sharing about their favourite Japanese actresses

“Jom ke JFF ONLINE! ~Bersama Sherry Alhadad &  Sharifah Amani~”

17th of February 2022 (Thursday) at 6:30 PM

Featuring the two ambassadors, Sharifah Amani and Sherry Alhadad will share their favourite titles from the festival.

Throughout the festival, a series of “Nihongo Quiz” for Japanese language users/learners will also be held throughout the festival period with attractive prizes awaiting the winners.

To find out more on registration, the full title list, synopses, schedule, and events happening, visit https://www.jfkl.org.my/events/jff-online-2022/