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Educational Programs

NFAJ offers educational screenings for various audiences, and lectures and workshops on film preservation, in order to provide opportunities for studying film, as well as arts and culture or history and society through film.

 

Gallery Talk

On the permanent exhibition, the curators or guest specialists give a commentary or a lecture once a month to facilitate deeper understanding. 

Date: First Saturday of every month (In General)
Time: 12:00
Location: Gallery (7th floor)
Language: Japanese

How to apply: No reservation required. You can take part at any stage during the talk.

*When held inside the exhibition area, entrance fee is required.

For more details, please see the following page (in Japanese).

 

Film Class

This is a screening program with the introduction by a curator. Prominent films are curated from our collection according to some theme.

Programs (in Japanese)

 

Programs for Children

Kids’ Cinema

This is the program for children up to junior high school students.  It intends to cultivate their aesthetic sensibility and visual literacy through the wonder and joy of films on screen.

Programs (in Japanese)

V4 Countries Kids Film Festival

Animation and other films of the Visegrad Four (V4: Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary and Slovakia), along with their cultures, are showcased for children in this program.

Events outside NFAJ

Kids’ Cinema has been also held outside of NFAJ, to bring films to children nationwide.
– Circulation screenings around the country “F Cinema Project: Kids’ Cinema: Japanese Animation on Screen!”

 

In Celebration of UNESCO World Day for Audiovisual Heritage

Celebrating UNESCO World Day for Audiovisual Heritage (October 27), this special event provides the opportunity to learn the importance of moving image preservation.

UNESCO’s Recommendation for the Safeguarding and Preservation of Moving Images

Programs (in Japanese)

・2019 Special Screenings of The Daughter of Japan [Digitally Restored Version]

・2018 50th Anniversary Special Screenings of 2001: A Space Odyssey in New 70mm

 

Rising Filmmakers Project

“Rising Filmmakers Project” started in 2018 is a program to support and promote young creators.

– 2018

A total of six film festivals in Japan which continue to discover young filmmakers gathered together to show award-winning works by promising directors. This is an intensive two days where you can meet up with the talented next generation who are cultivating Japanese film.

You can take a look at the talk events and interviews with filmmakers on the day.

 

Internship

We provide opportunities for graduate students to gain experience in the field of film archive.

For more detail, please see the following page. (in Japanese)

 

Symposia, lectures and workshops

Programs (in Japanese)