13th Japanese Film Festival 2016


Malaysia's foremost platform for new Japanese film returns for the thirteenth year running, bragging over a month of difficult to-see-anyplace else screenings of the best motion pictures made in Japan. Highlighting a varied lineup of true to life offerings that incorporates swarm satisfying blockbusters, roar with laughter comedies, recompense champs and the quintessential art house pearl, the Japanese Film Festival 2016 guarantees old top choices and new disclosures for moviegoers of all palates. All movies are exhibited in Japanese with English subtitles. 

The Japan Foundation is a non-profit organization established in 1972 with the purpose of promoting mutual cultural exchange between Japan and other countries. The Kuala Lumpur office was established in October 1989 and its status upgraded to Cultural Centre in February 1992. Three years later in April 1995, the Language Centre was formed under the umbrella of the Cultural Centre. The facilities available at The Japan Foundation Kuala Lumpur include the Tatami room and the Library.

The primary objective of JFKL is to develop mutual understanding between people through culture and language within the region. The office also facilitates and supports the exchange of personnel and experts who works in the field of Arts, Culture, Humanities and Social Sciences. Other objectives include developing a pool of local expertise in the field of Japanese language teaching and developing teaching materials suitable for local needs. Lastly it facilitates the exchange of information between bodies concerned with Japan related cultural issues.

8–14 September
GSC Mid Valley, GSC Pavilion KL, GSC 1 Utama, GSC NU Sentral


15–18 September
GSC Gurney Plaza 


22–25 September
GSC CityONE Megamall


29 September–2 October
GSC Suria Sabah