The sixth Japanese-Serbian Film Festival will take place from 29th (today) to 31st October at Kinoteka in Belgrade, featuring, in addition to films, also exhibitions, performances and conferences. The Festival will then move to Novi Sad on 2nd and 3rd November and will be held simultaneously in Tokyo.
Film fans will have the opportunity to see new short films by talented and experienced filmmakers from both countries, and will also be able to participate in many cultural, artistic, educational and entertainment events.
Today, at 18:00, this year’s jury comprising the head of the RTS film programme, Sandra Perovic, the famous Japanese actress Hako Oshima and Milan Todorovic, professor at the Faculty of Dramatic Arts, producer and director, will officially open the Festival.
This will be followed by the screening of films that will compete for the festival awards and the round table discussion called “Man and the Machine”, which will feature Viktor Kiš, Aleksandar Rodić, Hako Oshima and Akiyoshi Imazeki.
On the second day of the Festival, 30th October, the visitors will be able to see the round table discussion “Oracle Media Summit”, which will be moderated by the two-consecutive festival winner, of Ognjen Petkovic.
The artistic programme will begin at 18:00, when the visitors will be able to see the out-of-competition film “Nitrate”, made by a professor of the Polytechnic University of Tokyo, Takayama Ryuichi, while the seminar entitled “Izazivanje kreacije ” by Marko Nektan will take place too.
A performance entitled “Proces stvaranja” will also be held the Kinoteka atrium. The second day will be closed by the screenings of several films from 20:00 to 22:30.
On the last day of the Festival (31st October), visitors will be able to learn more about Japan itself and the experiences of those who, through their work, the encounter of these two cultures.
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