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Online Japanese film festival to kick off next month

Movies 09:00 January 29, 2022

SEOUL, Jan. 29 (Yonhap) -- The Japanese Film Festival Online 2022 (JFF) will open for a two-week run next month, with 13 Japanese films to be screened free of charge, the event's organizers said Saturday.

Under the slogan "Online Trip To Japan," the festival will start on Feb. 14 and run through Feb. 27 on its official website, according to the Japan Foundation Seoul.

Among the 13-film lineup were the 1950 crime drama "Rashomon" by Akira Kurosawa, the comedy "Happy Flight" (2008), the animated film "Time of Eve" (2010) and the historical film "The Floating Castle" (2012).

The JFF, an annual film festival held globally by the Japan Foundation, had its first Korean edition online in 2020.

An image of the Japanese Film Festival Online 2022 by the Japan Foundation Seoul (PHOTO NOT FOR SALE) (Yonhap)

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