News and Announcements

Colorful: Mori Eto

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

Vancouver International Film Festival celebrates 40th anniversary: Special In-Conversation with KORE-EDA Hirokazu & on-demand Japanese films

This year is Vancouver International Film Festival’s 40th anniversary! Their landmark festival runs from October 1st to October 11. Even though VIFF is over in BC, folks from across Canada are able to watch Japanese films through their online streaming platform. Continue reading →

Survey on Japanese-Language Education Abroad 2021

To obtain an accurate picture of the current state of Japanese-language teaching around the world, the Japan Foundation has been conducting every 3 years a survey of overseas organizations offering Japanese-language courses. This year we will conduct the Survey on Japanese-Language Education Abroad 2021. Continue reading →

Ottawa International Animation Festival 2021

The Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF) are back this year with a fully online festival! OIAF is North America’s oldest and largest animation festival, featuring the world’s most quirky, provocative and inspiring animation. It runs from September 22 to October 3, 2021 Continue reading →

Fantasia Film Festival celebrates 25th anniversary with 40+ Japanese films

The Fantasia Film Festival is celebrating their 25th anniversary from August 5-25 with an incredible lineup of almost 50 Japanese films. The Japan Foundation, Toronto is proud to support Fantasia’s big year with our Film Screenings Abroad Grant Program. Continue reading →