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 2017 sponsor, or to make a tax-deductible contribution, please visit here.
2017 Schedule at a Glance
The fourth annual Nashville Japanese Film Festival will take place April 7 – 9, 2017. All screenings are on the campus of Watkins College of Art, Design & Film: 2298 Rosa L. Parks Blvd, Nashville, TN 37228. [Get Directions].
|Friday, April 7||6:00 PM||VIP Reception||By Invitation|
|Friday, April 7||7:30 PM||Voices of a Distant Star||Free Admission|
|Saturday, April 8||5:30 PM||Miss Hokusai||Free Admission|
|Sunday, April 9||1:00 PM||From Up on Poppy Hill||Free Admission|
|Sunday, April 9||3:00 PM||The Gift from Beate||Free Admission|
|Sunday, April 9||5:00 PM||The Harimaya Bridge||Free Admission|
Nashville Cherry Blossom Festival
The Nashville Japanese Film Festival will for the first time coincide with the Nashville Cherry Blossom Festival, being held Saturday, April 8, at the Nashville Public Square, The ninth annual event is a free to the public, family-friendly celebration of spring and Japanese culture. Additional information is available online at www.nashvillecherryblossomfestival.org.