Mark your calendars! The 2020 CAMERA JAPAN Festival programme is online!

Rotterdam, 23 – 27 SeptemberWORM + LantarenVenster
Amsterdam, 1 – 4 OctoberLAB111

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15th Edition

Welcome to the 15th edition of CAMERA JAPAN.

We started planning as soon as the 14th edition finished last October. Little did we know that the biggest achievement would be to have a festival at all in 2020!

Ever optimistic, the team met (online) in the spring and decided to go ahead with plans for a physical festival. And here we are! We made it happen!

Our goal for this edition is the same as always: To create a little slice of Japan in the Netherlands where you can enjoy a great selection of Japanese films in an enjoyable and safe atmosphere.


News from the Festival

Call for Volunteers

CAMERA JAPAN is looking for enthusiastic people to help us before, during and after the 2020 festival. Specifically, we need people who can fill any of the positions listed below for a minimum of three shifts. We take preferences into consideration, but we cannot guarantee you a specific position. Knowledge of Dutch is not required, […]

Yes! CAMERA JAPAN 2020 Is On

The CAMERA JAPAN team looks forward to welcoming all CAMERA JAPAN fans, film fans, Japan aficionados, casual visitors, and newbies to the 15th edition of the CAMERA JAPAN Festival in Rotterdam and Amsterdam this September and October. We kick off at WORM on Wednesday 23 September followed by four days of screenings and side programmes […]

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Impressions CAMERA JAPAN Festival 2019

Some of the guests, visitors and volunteers who traveled from near and far to CAMERA JAPAN 2019. We hope to see you again soon!

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