2017-11-10 Film Criticism Collective 1 | Film Criticism Collective 2 (Publications)
2017-11-06 Photo of Farewell Party (YIDFF 2017 Information)
2017-10-17 Award Recipients: Jury Comments (YIDFF 2017 Information)
2017-10-11 Award-winning works will be screened! (YIDFF 2017 Information)
2017-10-11 YIDFF 2017 Award Recipients (YIDFF 2017 Information)
2017-10-06 Seat Availability (YIDFF 2017 Information)
2017-09-12 Collaborated Events: Panel Discussion  Philippine Cinema Today: How Far Has the Third Golden Age Come?
Collaborated Events: Symposium  The Time-Space of Images / Towards a Multi-Faceted Film Archive (YIDFF 2017 Information)
2017-08-24 Opening and Closing Films
Join the Yamagata Film Criticism Workshop! (YIDFF 2017 Information)
2017-08-21 Accommodation (YIDFF 2017 Information)
2017-08-17 International Competition Films (YIDFF 2017 Information)
2017-08-10 New Asian Currents Jurors
Perspectives Japan
Africa Views
Resonant Bodies—Fredi M. Murer Retrospective
Politics and Film: Palestine and Lebanon 70s–80s
Cinema with Us 2017
Yamagata and Film
Festival Venues
Access (YIDFF 2017 Information)
2017-08-01 Call for Yamagata Rough Cut! Participants (YIDFF 2017 Information)
2017-08-01 Festival tickets now on sale! (YIDFF 2017 Information)
2017-08-01 International Competition Jurors (YIDFF 2015 Information)
2017-07-28 New Asian Currents Films (YIDFF 2017 Information)
2017-07-27 New Asian Currents Lineup (YIDFF 2017 Information)
2017-07-27 YIDFF 2017 Official Poster Design (YIDFF 2017 Information)
2017-06-29 International Competition Lineup (YIDFF 2017 Information)
2017-06-29 YIDFF 2017 Program Overview (YIDFF 2017 Information)
2017-06-21 YIDFF 2017 Entries Closed
2017-06-13 Links has been renewed
2017-05-31 Call for YIDFF 2017 Volunteers (YIDFF 2017 Information)
2017-05-16 Official open call for entries ended.
2017-04-17 Final Deadline for New Asian Currents Approaches!
2017-03-17 YIDFF 2017 IC Entry: Deadline is Approaching!
2017-01-26 We Await Your Entry!
2016-11-17 YIDFF 2017 Call for Entries: First Deadline for IC Is Approaching!
2016-09-16 YIDFF 2017: Call for Entries
2016-09-01 YIDFF 2017 Call for Entries (YIDFF 2017 Information)
Online Entry Form (YIDFF 2017 Information)
2016-08-30 Entry | Regulations | Entry FAQ (YIDFF 2017 Information)
2016-08-04 YIDFF 2017 Information (YIDFF 2017 Information)
2016-08-04 Announcement of Dates for YIDFF 2017!
Call for Entries for YIDFF 2017
2016-07-14 Publication of Film Criticism Collective 1
2016-02-26 YIDFF 2015 Interviews (Interviews)

From the YIDFF Office

2017-11-19 YIDFF 2017 Ended: Thanks to Everyone Who Made the Festival Happen!
Yamagata City designated as UNESCO Creative City of Film!
2017-01-26 New Year’s Greetings from YIDFF
2016-11-17 Report: “My YIDFF!—Potato Stew Party”
Report: “Filming 3.11: Accumulated Layers of Small Stories”
2016-04-19 Attending SIDOF (Seoul)
2016-03-24 Screening Network of Arabic-Speaking Regions—NAAS Discussion at the Berlinale
2016-01-21 New Year’s Greetings from YIDFF


2016-03-13 Video from the 7th Kids Film Workshop
2016-02-18 The 7th “Kids Film Workshop” at the Yamagata Documentary Film Library: “Handmade 3D art movies!”


2017-11-20 The YAMAGATA Documentary Film Library Friday Theater (December–January)
2017-10-30 The YAMAGATA Documentary Film Library Friday Theater (November)
2017-07-19 The YAMAGATA Documentary Film Library Friday Theater (August–September)
2017-05-26 The YAMAGATA Documentary Film Library Friday Theater (June–July)
2017-03-17 The YAMAGATA Documentary Film Library Friday Theater (April–May)
2017-02-16 “Stars Seen from the Yellow Woods” Exhibition, Screening and Workshop
2017-02-08 Yamagata University Library Screenings
2017-01-26 “DDS Yamagata in Tokyo” Related Program: Retrospectiva de Gustavo Fontan
2017-01-26 Cinema with Us 2017 Preliminary Screening Event: A Challenge of SHARING
2017-01-20 The YAMAGATA Documentary Film Library Friday Theater (February–March)
2016-12-17 Yanashita Mie’s “Piano on Cinema”
2016-11-16 The YAMAGATA Documentary Film Library Friday Theater (December–January)
2016-10-20 My YIDFF!—Potato Stew Party
Filming 3.11: Accumulated Layers of Small Stories
2016-09-16 The YAMAGATA Documentary Film Library Friday Theater (October–November)
2016-08-17 Yamagata Biennale 2016 + YIDFF: “Evenings on Cinema Street”
2016-07-14 The YAMAGATA Documentary Film Library Friday Theater (August)
2016-07-12 YIDFF 2017 Preliminary Event: “Films under the Blessing of the Great Mountains 2016”
2016-06-18 Young at Heart: Grandma Cheerleaders Screenings for GEJE Recovery Support at Miharu, Fukushima
2016-04-27 The YAMAGATA Documentary Film Library Friday Theater (June–July)
2016-03-15 The YAMAGATA Documentary Film Library Friday Theater (April–May)
2016-02-18 “Independent Filmmaking in the Age of Digital Cinema”—Discussion and Screenings in Yamagata
2016-02-18 Heaven’s Story Screening at Yamagata Documentary Film Library
2016-01-19 The YAMAGATA Documentary Film Library Friday Theater (February–March)

Other Screenings

2017-11-19 Tokyo AIDS Weeks 2017
2017-11-19 Poland Film Festival 2017 in Tokyo
2017-08-24 The 100th Anniversary of the Birth of Jean Rouch: Screening and Symposium
2017-07-20 Saturday Cinema 5: Documentary Now @Machinaka bunkagoya (Asahikawa)
2017-06-21 Palestinian Film Week @Motomachi Eigakan (Kobe)
2017-06-21 Glittering Hands: Theatrical Release in Tokyo
2017-05-12 Bajari, Gypsy Barcelona: Special screening at Tsuruoka Art Forum
2017-04-11 “Shooting America”—Robert Kramer Retrospective
2017-04-11 Toto and His Sisters Theatrical Release
2017-03-17 Special Screenings of Obayashi Nobuhiko Works in Yamagata: Only ONE
2017-02-16 The Cats of Mirikitani (Special Edition) Screenings Go Nationwide
2017-01-26 The 9th Yebisu International Festival for Art & Alternative Visions
2017-01-26 The 8th ZA-KOENJI Documentary Festival
2017-01-26 Documentary Film Screenings in Nagano Vol. 3
2016-12-17 Islam Film Festival 2
2016-12-17 Encore Screening! Apichatpong in the Woods 2016
2016-11-17 Amnesty Film Festival 2017
2016-10-20 YAMAGATA Network Kansai: Special Screening
2016-10-20 The 3rd Yamagata Film School for Citizens: Yamagata Renaissance with Film
2016-10-20 YAMA-Docu in Osaka Vol. 10
2016-09-16 The Battle of Chile in Cinemas Nationwide!
2016-09-06 YAMAGATA in Hiroshima—Special Selection from YIDFF 2015 (September)
2016-08-17 On a Big Screen Near You: The Cats of Mirikitani (Special Edition)
2016-08-17 Special Screenings of Taiwanese Documentaries
2016-08-17 The 6th Uno Port Art Films
2016-07-14 The 1st Yamagata Film School for Citizens: Screening of Nanook of the North with violin performance
2016-07-14 YIDFF 2015 NAC Film: Theatrical Release
2016-07-11 YAMAGATA in Hiroshima—Special Selection from YIDFF 2015 (August)
2016-06-18 Hokaibito—Ina no Seigetsu: Screenings & Talk Shows
2016-06-18 Commemorating Horse Money’s release: A rerun of Pedro Costa’s films, with the filmmaker attending!
2016-06-18 Special Screenings: Films from East Germany at Kobe Planet Film Archive
2016-05-18 YIDFF 2015 IC Films: Theatrical Releases
2016-05-18 We Shall Overcome & Okinawa: The Afterburn Screenings in Tsuruoka Machinaka Kinema
2016-05-18 The 8th Olive Peace Festival
2016-04-19 Syndromes and a Century and Selected Apichatpong Weerasethakul Works at Ciné Nouveau
2016-04-19 Special Screenings of Apichatpong Weerasethakul Works at Jack and Betty Cinemas
2016-04-19 Commemorating Horse Money’s theatrical release: Event with Pedro Costa in Japan!
2016-03-24 Special Screenings of Sato Makoto Films: Commemorating Book Launch
2016-03-24 The 3rd Green Image Film Festival
2016-02-18 France Is Our Mother Country Screening@Yebisu International Festival for Art & Alternative Visions 2016
2016-02-09 YAMA-Docu in Osaka Vol. 9
2016-01-21 We Shall Overcome Screening at Kaminoyama City
2016-01-21 A Voiceless Cry Screenings Go Nationwide!
2016-01-21 Hiroshima Peace Film Festival 2015–16
2016-01-21 For Encountering with Inexplicability: From the Experience of Subtitles Translation for Chinese Documentary Film A Young Patriot

Other Information

2016-03-24 DVD release of the complete works of Ogawa Productions

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