26-30 September at WORM and LantarenVenster in Rotterdam
4-7 October at Kriterion and Eye Filmmuseum in Amsterdam

Programme online!

We are thrilled to announce that the programme for the 2018 CAMERA JAPAN Festival is now online! This year we bring you the spine-tingling 13th edition of our festival. Ticket sales have now started!

Rotterdam programme day by day » Amsterdam programme day by day »

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Some highlights of our programme

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Yay, it is the 13th edition of CAMERA JAPAN!

Or should we be a bit more careful since the number 13 is deemed to be bad luck? We like to think that we are not superstitious, but just in case, we did some research on spirits and yokai (Japanese mythological creatures), to see how they manifest themselves. Read more about this year’s theme »



We are hard at work, organising CAMERA JAPAN  2018  and we need your help! Check out these vacancies and get in touch.

Call for Volunteers

Do you like film, have a thing for festivals, or Japanese culture? Are you looking to gain work experience or extend your network? Or just for an extraordinary weekend at one of the most beautiful spots in Rotterdam? Then join our team as a volunteer for CAMERA JAPAN from 27-30 September at LantarenVenster in Rotterdam! […]

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CAMERA JAPAN impressions

Some of the guests, visitors and volunteers who traveled from near and far to CAMERA JAPAN 2017 in Rotterdam and Amsterdam. We hope to see you again this year!