News and Announcements

JFF Plus Talk: Documentaries From Japan

NOW AVAILABLE on our YouTube Channel! Watch the recording of the LIVESTREAM talk between local film experts in CANADA Jesse Cumming, Dr. Darcy Gauthier and moderator Joanna Maracle to gain insights on documentaries from Japan. 

Announcing JFF Plus: Online Film Festival (February 5–14, 2021)

This February the Japan Foundation, Toronto is proud to present JFF Plus: Online Festival, the Canadian edition of the Japanese Film Festival. Cinephiles and Japanese culture enthusiasts can take a deep dive into contemporary cinema from Japan and enjoy 17 feature films from a variety of genres, including drama, documentary, thriller and comedy, and 11 animation films. All films are free admission and can be enjoyed from the safety and comfort of home. Continue reading →

JFT Holiday Books and Movies List 2020

Here are some books and movies JFT staff think of when we think about the winter season! Name a Japanese book/movie you would enjoy during this holiday season in the Comments Section below.

Cheers to 30 years

We’re celebrating our 30th birthday this month! On November 8, 1990, The Japan Foundation arrived in Canada and set up a small office in Toronto. Over the years, we have grown in numerous capacities, moved offices, and expanded operations to engage our patrons and community through our many programs and activities. Continue reading →

JF Headquarters website survey

The Japan Foundation headquarters is getting a new website! Please help us by sharing your opinions and suggestions on the official Japan Foundation website, which is going to be renewed. Continue reading →