Novi Sad and Belgrade will host JSFF from 9. to 15.11.2022.

The most comprehensive Japanese-Serbian Film Festival (JSFF) since its foundation, will be opened on November 9 in the Cultural Center of Novi Sad from 6 pm with a dance performance by the Japanese choreographer and artist KINO, as well as a musical performance by Noa, co-founder of the festival and front lady of the Japanese band 101A.


From 9. to 15. November, as part of the "Novi Sad - European Capital of Culture 2022" project, the JSFF will for the first time last for seven days, in Belgrade and Novi Sad, and will show around 70 long and short films on the theme of CULTFRONTATION in three categories: JSFF CORE, EAWB (East Asia-West Balkans) and INTERNATIONAL. In addition to many awards, the authors of the best films will be awarded with Toyo Tires awards.


Lovers of Japanese culture and film art will have the opportunity to visit the exhibition of the young artist Natsumi Yagi, then the MASTERCLASS by director Masato Ozawa and a panel in which another distinguished guest, the producer and director of the popular Japanese series The Way Of The Househusband – the film will be screening within JSFF.


The audience can watch the festival program at seven locations; In Novi Sad: KC Novi Sad, Route 66 (Kineska četvrt) and in Belgrade: Jugoslovenska kinoteka, MTS dvorana, Dvorana kulturnog centra Beograda i Institut Servantes in Belgrade.


The Japanese-Serbian Film Festival is an event with almost a decade of cultural exchange experience that expands the field of artistic dialogue between two countries, regions or continents. Focusing mainly on film, but also on other visual arts, JSFF has a thematic program that allows creators from Japan, Serbia, but lately also from other countries and regions, to give their perspectives on a given topic.


The festival was supported by the Ministry of Culture and Information of the Republic of Serbia, the "Novi Sad - European Capital of Culture" Foundation, the EU-Japan Fest Japan Committee, the Embassy of Japan in the Republic of Serbia, JETRO, Telekom Srbija, Toyo Tire Serbia, the Chamber of Commerce of Serbia, the Japanese Business Alliance in of Serbia (JBAS), Duart Platform, Božica Velousis, FashionMag42, printing house DOGA and Alma Quattro and Telegraf.rs.

More info at: https://www.jsffest.com/

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