We are also honored to announce the Conversation with Directors series, conducted by film critic Mark Schilling. The featured guest directors are: IMAIZUMI Rikiya, OKITA Shuichi, SODA Kazuhiro, YASHIRO Takeshi and SHIRAISHI Kazuya, and we are eager to present this incredible opportunity for audiences to learn from the renowned filmmakers in Japan today. The videos of the interviews will be uploaded on official JFF Plus video Youtube channel and JFF Plus website, available for streaming all throughout the festival run.

Conversation with Director series is now available on JFF Plus Youtube channels below: