Opening Ceremony
[Date] October 5 (Thu) 17:15  
[Venue] Yamagata Central Public Hall 6F
[Admission] Admission Free
Opening film to be announced.

Awards Ceremony
[Date] October 11 (Wed) 17:00  
[Venue] Yamagata Central Public Hall 6F
[Admission] Admission Free
Closing Film: The Power of Expression: The Minamata Producer Speaks

Award Film Screenings
[Date] October 12 (Thu)
The screening program will be announced after the Awards Ceremony.


New Asian Currents Presents
Roxlee’s Yakata

Roxlee: animator, performer, filmmaker, and much more—hailing from the Philippines. A part of YIDFF since its inception, starting with his participation in the 1989 Asia Symposium, not only through his films, but through teaser posters, title roll animations, and T-shirts. Films old and new will be screened alongside an exhibition of his work in other media, including drawings, at the time-honored studio Nishimura Shashinkan (Old Photo Studio Nishimura located in Yamagata city center).

[Venue] Old Photo Studio Nishimura
[Admission] Admission Free

Special Live Concerts!

In connection with the Africa program
Africa Night!

Live DJ show with hot African music by the DJ unit “It’s Time For Africa.”

[Date] October 8 (Sun) Start: 21:00 (Open: 20:30)
[Venue] Sandinista
[Admission] 2,500 yen (Adv/Door) including one drink
(2,000 yen with YIDFF ticket or pass)
* Advance tickets may be purchased at the YIDFF Yamagata or Tokyo office.
[Inquiry] e-mail: yidffafrica@gmail.com

For more information “Africa Night!” Facebook page