Tokyo International Film Festival

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Tokyo International Film Festival
Day bfefore Tokyo International Film festival, at EX Theater Roppongi.jpg
Location Tokyo, Japan
Language International
Website www.tiff-jp.net

The Tokyo International Film Festival (東京国際映画祭, Tōkyōkokusaieigasai) (TIFF) is a film festival established in 1985. The event was held biennially from 1985 to 1991 and annually thereafter. Along with the Shanghai International Film Festival, it is one of Asia's competitive film festivals, and the only Japanese festival accredited by the FIAPF.[1][2]

The awards handed out during the festival have changed throughout its existence, but the Tokyo Sakura Grand Prix, handed to the best film, has stayed as the top award. Other awards that have been given regularly include the Special Jury Award and awards for best actor, best actress and best director.

In recent years, the festival's main events have been held over one week in late October, at the Roppongi Hills development. Events include open-air screenings, voice-over screenings, and appearances by actors, as well as seminars and symposiums related to the film market.[3]

Tokyo Sakura Grand Prix Winners

Year Film Director Nationality of Director
(at time of film's release)
1985 Typhoon Club Shinji Sōmai  Japan
1987 Old Well Wu Tianming  China
1989 That Summer of White Roses Rajko Grlić  Yugoslavia
1991 City of Hope John Sayles  United States
1992 White Badge Chung Ji-young  South Korea
1993 The Blue Kite Tian Zhuangzhuang  China
1994 The Day the Sun Turned Cold Yim Ho  Hong Kong
1995 Not Awarded
1996 Kolya Jan Svěrák  Czech Republic
1997 The Perfect Circle
Jenseits der Stille
Ademir Kenovic
Caroline Link
 Bosnia-Herzegovina
 Germany
1998 Abre los ojos Alejandro Amenábar  Spain
1999 Darkness and Light Chang Tso-chi  Taiwan
2000 Amores Perros Alejandro González Iñárritu  Mexico
2001 Slogans Gjergj Xhuvani  Albania
2002 Broken Wings Nir Bergman  Israel
2003 Nuan Huo Jianqi  China
2004 Whisky Juan Pablo Rebella and Pablo Stoll  Uruguay
2005 What the Snow Brings Kichitaro Negishi  Japan
2006 OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies Michel Hazanavicius  France
2007 The Band's Visit Eran Kolirin  Israel
2008 Tulpan Sergey Dvortsevoy  Kazakhstan
2009 Eastern Plays Kamen Kalev  Bulgaria
2010 Intimate Grammar Nir Bergman  Israel
2011 Intouchables Olivier Nakache and Éric Toledano  France
2012 The Other Son Lorraine Lévy  France
2013 We Are the Best! Lukas Moodysson  Sweden
2014 Heaven Knows What Joshua Safdie and Ben Safdie  United States
2015 Nise - The Heart of Madness Roberto Berliner  Brazil
2016 The Bloom of Yesterday Chris Kraus  Germany
 Austria
2017 Grain Semih Kaplanoğlu  Turkey
 Germany
 France
 Sweden

Best Director Award

Best Actor Award

Best Actress Award

Special Jury Prize

Best Screenplay Award

Best Artistic Contribution Award

Audience Award

Asian Future Best Film Award

Japanese Cinema Splash Best Picture Award

References

Meryl Streep at opening ceremony in 2016
  1. ^ International Federation of Film Producers Associations.
  2. ^ Tokyo International Film Festival Outline
  3. ^ Tokyo International Film Festival Outline
  4. ^ Ship of Theseus, retrieved 2018-05-26
  5. ^ Conran, Pierce (28 October 2013). "RED FAMILY Triumphs in Tokyo Int. Film Fest". Korean Film Council. Retrieved 11 September 2018.

External links

  • Official site of the Tokyo International Film Festival
  • English site of the Tokyo International Film Festival
  • Tokyo International Film Festival at the Internet Movie Database
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