The long-awaited Japanese Film Festival is finally here! The Japan Foundation Kuala Lumpur has announced the full programme lineup for the 11th edition of the Japanese Film Festival in Malaysia.


The Japanese Film Festival 2014 in Malaysia will feature 13 films to be screened at selected Golden Screen Cinemas venues across the country. Some of the movies featured in the festival have made rounds at other film festivals such as in Cannes, Berlin, Venice, Toronto, and New York. Award-winning titles including Hayao Miyazaki’s “The Wind Rises” and Hirokazu Koreeda’s Cannes Jury Prize-winning “Like Father, Like Son” will be screened at selected cinemas as well.


In addition, the event will feature an array of film festival darlings and crowd-pleasing blockbusters, including 5 new feature films that will be making its Malaysian premieres. Check out the gallery for the list of movies here:

Rest assured, though, all films will be presented in Japanese with English subtitles. The films will be released from September 11th onwards until September 21st. Check out the list of cinemas below:

Dates: 11 – 16 September
Venues: GSC Pavilion KL, GSC Mid Valley, GSC One Utama

Dates: 18 – 21 September
Venues: GSC Gurney Plaza

Dates: 11 – 16 September
Venues: GSC CityOne Megamall

Dates: 11 – 16 September
Venues: GSC Suria Sabah Mall

For more information, check out Japan Foundation KL’s official website.

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