CAMERA JAPAN Festival

Rotterdam, 22 – 26 September 2021
Amsterdam, 30 September – 3 October 2021

It’s a wrap! A big thank you to audiences and volunteers in Rotterdam and Amsterdam for coming out in numbers to make the sixteenth edition such a great experience.

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The 2021 CAMERA JAPAN Award

The 2021 edition of CAMERA JAPAN has now wrapped up. A big arigato for all your support! Today we are pleased to announce the winner of the 2021 Audience Award. After counting all the votes in Rotterdam and Amsterdam, Ushiku stays at the top of the rankings. Congratulations to director Thomas ASH. To make this […]

Rotterdam Votes for the 2021 Audience Award

After four days packed with film screenings in Rotterdam, Ushiku from director Thomas ASH tops the Audience Award rankings. Using a hidden camera, ASH interviewed inmates at the Ushiku immigration centre near Tokyo about their treatment and Japan’s uncompromising refugee policy on the eve of the COVID-19 outbreak. The top ten titles so far are: […]

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Some highlights of our 2021 programme

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Impressions of CAMERA JAPAN Festival 2020