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International film festival descends on Roppongi with 10 days of stars, movies, symposiums and more

The Tokyo International Film Festival has been honoring works by celebrated filmmakers from around the world since 1985. Held every October in Tokyo's glitzy district of Roppongi , the event is a major draw for top filmmakers and celebrities and is a glowing testament to Tokyo's cultural status.

Don't Miss

  • Taking part in open-air and special voiceover screenings
  • Attending panel discussions, symposiums and workshops

How to Get There

Festival events are held in several locations across the Roppongi district , which is served by the Hibiya Line on the Tokyo Metro, and the Oedo Line on the Toei Subway.

These locations include Roppongi Hills and EX Theater Roppongi, which are both within a 10-minute walk from Roppongi Station. Other smaller events are also held in movie halls, theaters, and facilities across the Tokyo metropolitan area.

A festival of high-caliber works

While film festivals have sprung up across Japan from Okinawa to Hokkaido , the Tokyo International Film Festival is still the only Japanese film festival recognized by the International Federation of Film Producers Associations.

The festival highlight for many is the prestigious Tokyo Grand Prix, awarded to the best film, alongside other awards for best director, best actor, and best actress.

Something for every film buff

Film lovers are spoiled with choice as the festival runs for around 10 days and features movies from a wide variety of genres.

The festival's prominence on the global film calendar can be seen in the more than 1,500 submissions from about 100 countries and territories around the world it attracts.

Take part in an extensive menu of events, from open-air movie screenings near Tokyo Tower to special voiceover screenings, in addition to panel discussions, symposiums, and workshops.

The latest information may differ, so please check the official website

* The information on this page may be subject to change due to COVID-19.

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