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.

Programs (in Japanese)

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

Rising Filmmakers Project

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

A number of film festivals around Japan are advancing the discovery of young filmmaking talent. This 2-day event presents award-winning films endorsed by such leading festivals whose past competition winners have gone on to successful careers in the fiction film industry. Every screening is presented by  representatives of each film festival and followed by a talk event with filmmakers and guests.

- 2019   Program

- 2018



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)


National Film Archive of Japan

3-7-6 Kyobashi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-0031

Tel: 047-316-2772(Hello Dial)