The mission of the Nashville Japanese Film Festival (NJaFF) is to celebrate all aspects of Japanese culture, as experienced through the medium of film and the expression of Japanese filmmakers.
NJaFF is a non-profit Tennessee corporation (501c3) set up for the benefit of the public. Operations are made possible by the support of donors and sponsors. For information on becoming a sponsor, or to make a tax-deductible contribution, please visit here.
2019 Schedule at a Glance
The 2019 Nashville Japanese Film Festival will take place April 19 – 21, 2019. All events and screenings are on the campus of Watkins College of Art, Design & Film: 2298 Rosa L. Parks Blvd, Nashville, TN 37228. [Get Directions].
|Friday, April 19||5:30 - 7:00 PM||Opening Reception||Click to RSVP (required)|
|Friday, April 19||7:00 - 8:15 PM||Never-ending Man: Hayao Miyazaki||Free Admission|
SATURDAY - Presenting Partner: Nashville Film Festival
|Saturday, April 20||10:30 - 11:30 AM||Fishing with Father, Moon Rabbit||Free Admission|
|Saturday, April 20||12:00 - 1:00 PM||Heartless Angler, A Temptation of the VR, Hinoirinokaze||Free Admission|
|Saturday, April 20||1:30 - 3:00 PM||Transcend, Fault Line, Crooked Dances||Free Admission|
|Saturday, April 20||3:30 - 4:30 PM||Terrolun & Lunlun||Free Admission|
|Saturday, April 20||5:00 - 6:15 PM||Fake Plastic Planet||Free Admission|
SUNDAY - Presenting Partners: Consul General of Japan at Nashville and Japan Foundation
|Sunday, April 21||9:00 - 10:45 AM||Mameshiba||Free Admission|
|Sunday, April 21||11:00 AM - 1:00 PM||A Tale of Samurai Cooking||Free Admission|
|Sunday, April 21||1:30 - 3:05 PM||Pop In Q||Free Admission|
|Sunday, April 21||3:15 - 5:00 PM||Thermae Romae||Free Admission|
|Sunday, April 21||5:30 - 7:45 PM||Noise||Free Admission|
Nashville Cherry Blossom Festival
The Nashville Cherry Blossom Festival begins on April 13, 2019, just one week before the Nashville Japanese Film Festival. It’s free to the public, and we’ll be there with a booth to contribute to the family-friendly celebration of spring and Japanese culture. Additional information is available online at www.nashvillecherryblossomfestival.org.