BFI Japan

Dir: BFI Japan


Undisputed classics, cult favourites and unseen gems from one of the world’s great film cultures.

This year’s BFI Blockbuster season is Japan! Join us in celebrating the incredible riches of a film culture like no other. 

From May until September, our touring menu brings you the best of the BFI Southbank programme and more. We’ve taken the legwork (and cost!) out of booking these films, acquiring hard to find classics and bringing underseen gems at subsidised terms for your venue. We’ll also have support for speakers to visit your venue and for marketing support to help bring new audiences to your screenings.

We’ll be announcing our full selection of titles in May. If you are interested in screening films from this season, contact us at programming@independentcinemaoffice.org.uk or  sign up to our newsletter to be the first to know.

You can also apply to Film Hub Midlands – the cross-FAN lead for BFI Major Programmes – for funding to support additional activities around your screenings. Applications are open now. Click here to find out more.

BFI Japan is a celebration of Japanese cinema on screen, led by BFI, the Independent Cinema Office and Film Hub Midlands on behalf of the BFI Film Audience Network, supported by funds from the National Lottery.

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