Japanese Film Festival is the only one celebration of Japanese cinema outside Japan. In 2015, 1st JFF in Jakarta was organized by Agency for Cultural Affairs of Japan in corporation with Embassy of Japan, Japan Foundation, and Japan Image Council. Not only showing Japanese films, we also invite Japanese actors and organize other event related to JFF. Since we had good response from audiences, starting 2016, Japan Foundation initiate to hold JFF annually.


The Japan Foundation is a non-profit organization which was established by the Japanese government to promote cultural and intellectual exchange between Japan and other nations. The Japan Foundation was established in 1972 with a global network consisting of the Tokyo headquarters, the Kyoto Office, two Japanese-language institutes (the Japan Foundation Japanese-Language Institute, Urawa, and Kansai), and 24 overseas offices in 23 countries (including two Asia Center liaison offices). The Japan Foundation, Jakarta was founded in 1979 to promote cultural and intellectual exchange between Japan and Indonesia. The Japan Foundation operates programs in partnership with other organizations in and outside Japan, with a focus on three major fields: arts and cultural exchange, Japanese-language education overseas, and Japanese studies and intellectual exchange. It runs a diverse range of programs and events, including exhibitions, talk events, grant programs and Japanese language courses for all levels from beginner to advanced.