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.

Yokoso! 🤗

News from the Festival

The 2020 CAMERA JAPAN Audience Award

It was a wrap at CAMERA JAPAN in Amsterdam last night. A big thank you to audiences and volunteers in Rotterdam and Amsterdam for making the fifteenth edition such a great experience despite the strange circumstances. Today we are pleased to announce the winner of the 2020 Audience Award. After counting all the votes in […]

ON-GAKU tops the Audience Award rankings after Rotterdam

On-Gaku: Our Sound leads the Audience Award rankings after four days of CAMERA JAPAN in Rotterdam. A dryly comical, minimalistic animation from IWAISAWA Kenji about three good-for-nothings who decide to form a band. Impressively, the director also handled most of the animation himself. Top 10 1. ON-GAKU: Our Sound 2. Romance Doll 3. Voices in […]

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, […]

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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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