Indian Film Festival Japan

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Indian Film Festival Japan
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The Indian Film Festival Japan is a film festival in Japan. It works to promote Indian movies both commercial and independent.

History[edit]

The idea for the Indian Film Festival Japan originated with Suresh Thati, CEO of Thati Media Corporation, a Japanese company that specializes in media consulting, IPTV services, publishing and media production. The 1st Indian Film Festival Japan was held in 2012 with four types of awards: an Audience Award that is presented by viewers; a Best Subcontinent award; a Best Documentary award; and a Best Short Film award. A total of 76 movies and 43 short films from India and or from Indians living abroad in different countries were submitted.

Selection process[edit]

The programming department at IFFJ is responsible for a preliminary screening of the movies. The best 20 movies out of all the submitted movies are selected to be part of the movie festival.

Audience Award[edit]

Year Movie Director Nationality of Director
(at time of movie's release)
2011 Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara Zoya Aktar India

Best Subcontinental Award Winners[edit]

Year Movie Director Nationality of Director
(at time of movie's release)
2011 Bol Shoiab Mansoor Pakistanl

Best Documentary Award Winners[edit]

Year Movie Director(s) Nationality of Director(s)
(at time of movie's release)
2012 Gandhi Lives Aruna Harprasad India

Jury[edit]

The international jury which chooses the three best movies during the final evaluation round is composed of people from the movie industry.

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