Japan Foundation Toronto presents the Japanese Film Festival (Online)


The Japan Foundation, Toronto, is proud to present JFF Plus: Online Festival, the Canadian edition of the Japanese Film Festival. This year, with everyone’s safety in mind, the in-person festival has shifted to online scheduling and will be available to stream across Canada.

From February 5–14, 2021, cinephiles and Japanese culture enthusiasts can take a deep dive into contemporary cinema from Japan and enjoy 17 feature films from a variety of genres, including drama, documentary, thriller and comedy, and 11 animation films. All films are free admission and can be enjoyed from the safety and comfort of home. This selection of special films about the stories and people of Japan will surely inspire, engage and inform viewers. Highlights include award-winning and critically acclaimed films such as:

0.5 mm | Directed by ANDO Momoko|196 min|2014
Dance With Me | Directed by YAGUCHI Shinobu | 103 min | 2019
Gon, The Little Fox | Directed by YASHIRO Takeshi | 27 min | 2019
Tsukiji Wonderland | Directed by ENDO Naotaro | 110 min | 2016