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Japan Cinema Week 2018 to be held in Jakarta in December

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The Jakarta Post

Jakarta  /  Tue, November 27, 2018  /  06:05 am
Japan Cinema Week 2018 to be held in Jakarta in December

Japan Cinema Week 2018 aims to increase Indonesians’ interest in Japanese culture and open up opportunities for Japanese films to be screened in the country. (Shutterstock/Fer Gregory)

The Jakarta leg of Japan Cinema Week 2018 is scheduled to be held from Dec. 7 to 16 at CGV Grand Indonesia, Central Jakarta, to commemorate 60 years of bilateral relations between Indonesia and Japan.

More than 30 films will be screened throughout the event and they are divided into six categories: New J-Director, New J-Film, Samurai Historical, Kira-kira Teen, Tokusatsu Special Effects and Documentaries. Among the titles that can be watched at the event are GAMERA: The Guardian of the Universe, Godzilla ( 1954 ), One Cut of the Dead, Miss Hokusai and Let Me Eat Your Pancreas.

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Japan Cinema Week 2018 will provide other activities as well, including a workshop about special effects in films, discussions with Japanese producers and actors and symposiums.

The event is the result of collaboration between Japan-based non-profit organization Visual Industry Promotion Organization (VIPO), the Cultural Affairs Agency of Japan and the Japan Foundation. It aims to increase Indonesians' interest in Japanese culture and open up opportunities for Japanese films to be screened in the country. (wir/mut)