Japanese Film Festivals

Aaron Gerow aaron.gerow at yale.edu
Tue Sep 21 21:55:57 EDT 2010

> One more question: does anybody know which the oldest/the first  
> Japanese Festival is/was?

It depends on your definition, but the Asia Pacific Film Festival  
started in 1954 with the first edition being held in Tokyo. It is held  
in different places each year, but Nagata at Daiei was one who  
spearheaded its creation.

Aaron Gerow
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