Nakano is the special guest director at this year's Eiga
Sai, which is organized annually by the Japan Foundation and runs until Aug.
also aired a special program on the 4K Godzilla project on its cable network, which broadcasts to 7.
This is the second year in succession that EIGA
has recognised Air Products' UK operation for its safety performance.
So it is only fitting that two promising tyro directors-Ryota Nakano and Hirobumi Watanabe-took center stage as their films headlined Eiga
Sai's 20th anniversary, which held its grand launch on July 6.
With the aim of fostering among Filipinos the interest in Japanese art and culture, Eiga
Sai (meaning movie festival in Nihongo) is organized by the Japanese embassy, Japan Foundation Manila and the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP).
So it is only fitting that two promising tyro directors-Ryota Nakano and Hirobumi Watanabe-take center stage as their films headline Eiga
Sai's 20th anniversary, which will have a grand launch on July 6.
The annual Eiga
Sai will kick off this July in celebration of the Philippine-Japan Friendship Month (PJFM).
Tears were not on the agenda when we attended the Eiga
Sai press screening for what we thought would be a happy Japanese film.
The spotlight is on anime and manga when Eiga
Sai, the yearly Japan film festival in Manila, opens July 1 with the screening of an award-winning, manga-based animated film at the Dream Theater of the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP).
Reflecting the diversity of the Japanese movie industry, this year's Eiga
Sai will showcase a mixed bag of contemporary hits, along with a retrospective of all-time favorites.
The indie crime drama 'Ken and Kazu,' one of the highlights of the 2016 Eiga
Sai, the annual Japanese film festival mounted by Japan Foundation Manila, brings to mind the spate of extrajudicial killings of suspected drug pushers that followed Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's declaration of war on drugs.