Online Screenings

  • YIDFF 2021 is an online film festival. It can be accessed only from within Japan.
  • All films will be shown at the specified dates and times.


Tickets for the online screenings go on sale 19:00, October 1, 2021
Online screening tickets: One program 1,300 yen
* Advance tickets and Festival Pass will not be available.

How to Watch Films

[How to Watch Films]
  1. Go to this website’s home page.
  2. Click on the banner at the top.
  3. You will be directed to the online film festival site.
    * The online film festival site will be open in late September.
  4. Register for free.
  5. Buy your ticket before the listed time.
  6. Start watching the film at the scheduled start time.
  7. You will be able to watch the film until one hour after the scheduled end time. For films under 60 minutes, you can stream until 30 minutes after the scheduled end time. E.g. For a film listed to screen from 12:00 to 14:00, you can stream between 12:00 and 15:00 only.

Q&A Sessions and Talk Events

Q&A Sessions and Talk Events will be Live Streamed.