Arts & Culture

The Oscars-shortlisted DRIVE MY CAR now playing at the TIFF Bell Lightbox until January 6! More details

Language Education

Some spaces are open in our Winter 2022 language classes starting in January and February! More details

Japanese Studies

Discussion with author Eto Mori, Jocelyne Allen, translator of Colorful and Mimi Okabe More details

News and Announcements

39th Japanese Film Festival: Canadian Film Institute & Embassy of Japan in Canada

Join us for the 39th Japan Film Festival from December 9-11, 2021! Watch two wonderful feel-good Japanese films, MIXED DOUBLES (2017) and BENTO HARASSMENT (2019), available across Canada for FREE! Co-presented by The Japan Foundation, Toronto, the Canadian Film Institute, and the Embassy of Japan in Canada. Continue reading →

Here For The Bigger Picture: 25th Anniversary of the Toronto Reel Asian Film Festival

Celebrate 25 years of the Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival with us from November 10-19. Their opening night film ISLANDS will be in-theatre on Wednesday, November 10, with the rest of their festival available digitally and Canada-wide November 11-19. Continue reading →

25th Vancouver Asian Film Festival: Japanese Short & Feature Films On-Demand

The Vancouver Asian Film Festival (VAFF) is celebrating their 25th anniversary festival! Join them in-theatre for their in-person festival from November 4-7, and online Canada-wide from November 8-13. Continue reading →

On-Demand Japanese films at the 50th Festival du nouveau cinéma de Montréal

It’s the big 50 for Festival du nouveau cinéma de Montréal! FDNC’s milestone festival will continue virtually until on Sunday, October 31st. Check out their Japanese films on-demand and Canada-wide before Halloween ends on October 31st! Continue reading →

Colorful: Eto Mori

This October and November, the Japan Foundation, Toronto is pleased to bring to you a number of events celebrating the Japanese author Eto Mori and her classic book Colorful. Continue reading →

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