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The 34th TIFF showcased 126 films selected from 1,533 submissions from 113 countries and regions between October 30 and November 8, 2021.
-Conversation Series at Asia Lounge, Co-presented by The Japan Foundation Asia Center (JF) and TIFF
With an advisory panel headed by Palme d'Or winner Kore-eda Hirokazu, the series brought together acclaimed filmmakers and actors from Asia and beyond to engage in friendly dialogue for 8 days. Despite the ongoing pandemic, the Asia Lounge featured both in-person and online guests, with audiences able to participate in person and to livestream Q and As for each of the talks, as well as it could also set up the physical lounge where filmmakers would enjoy free-form conversation and exchange. International guests included TIFF Jury President Isabelle Huppert, Chang Chen, Kamila Andini, Bahman Ghobadi, Brillante Ma Mendoza, Apichatpong Weerasethakul and Bong Joon Ho.
-Other Joint Initiatives by JF and TIFF
The JF and TIFF jointly showcased the rich and diverse cultures of Asian cinema in the Competition, Asian Future, Gala Selection, World Focus and newly launched TIFF Series sections, including:
"The Dawning of the Day"
"The Brittle Thread"
"The Coffin Painter"
"The Last Birds of Passage"
"When Pomegranates Howl"
"World, Northern Hemisphere"
"Vengeance Is Mine, All Others Pay Cash"
"The Excursion" and "The Day the Wind Blew" from HBO Asia's horror series "Folklore 2"
"Fragrance of the First Flower"
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SOURCE: Tokyo International Film Festival