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News and Announcements

JFT Staff Mixtape

In keeping with this year’s Doors Open theme “City of Sound”, the staff of the Japan Foundation, Toronto have curated an eclectic mixtape of Japanese music for our visitors to enjoy. Each JFT staff member hand-picked Japanese songs that hold … Continue reading →

Animated Shorts from Tokyo University of the Arts Students

A lineup of impressive animated short films will be playing on a loop at the Japan Foundation, Toronto’s event hall (10:30AM-4:30PM), as a part of our 2023 Doors Open Toronto program. All films were made by animation students from the … Continue reading →

Doors Open 2023: Sounds of Japan at JFT

The Japan Foundation, Toronto is back for the city’s annual Doors Open event! We will be opening our doors once again on May 27 and May 28, along with more than 100 other buildings and sites across Toronto. This year, … Continue reading →

The Cinema of SUZUKI Seijun (online lecture)

Join Dr. William Carroll for a primer on the cinema of legendary genre-bending filmmaker SUZUKI Seijun. Now playing on the JFT Youtube Channel. Continue reading →

LIVE HOUSE FILMS Series ライブハウス映画特集

This May and June, JFT is stoked to present the LIVE HOUSE FILMS series in celebration of J-rock and the Japanese indie music scene. Continue reading →

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