Category Archive: News and Announcements

Keep Dancin’, Okinawa! (film series)

Usher in the spring & summer with our Keep Dancin’, Okinawa! series! Keep Dancin’, Okinawa! is a celebration of Okinawan stories, culture, and history, highlighted through themes of dance, music, and perseverance. Featuring screenings of documentaries, a classic family comedy, … Continue reading →

Cinema Umami

Join us at JFT for Cinema Umami! Cinema Umami is our documentary screening series spotlighting the joys of Japanese cuisine and the often underappreciated labour of love that goes into its creation. Quick tip, don’t come hungry! April 4 • … Continue reading →

Designers’ talk by matohu: Aesthetics and Handicraft – The Design Philosophy of matohu –

Designers’ talk by matohu
April 24 Toronto
April 26 Montreal Continue reading →

JFT Student Wins Prize in Ontario Japanese Speech Contest

Congratulations, Clélia! Continue reading →

North American Japanese Literary Forum

Multiple award-winning novelist HIRANO Keiichiro is coming to North America this March!

Seattle: Saturday, March 16, 12:15 PM @ Seattle Convention Center Room 609
Vancouver: Monday, March 18, 1:00 PM @ UBC Asian Centre Auditorium