Early - Mid

Osaka Asian Film Festival

From Osaka to all of Asia

By Kim B    - 1 min read
When: Early - Mid Mar 2021

Held annually since 2005, the Osaka Asian Film Festival operates under the theme of "From Osaka to all of Asia". This year's event will have 64 films showing - the highest number ever for the festival - including an impressive total of 14 world premieres, 12 international premieres, and 3 Asian premieres. The films on the lineup are from a total of 23 countries and regions, including China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Korea, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, and more.

Getting there

The Osaka Asian Film Festival takes place at several venues across the city.

Umeda Burg 7

Located a five minute walk from JR Osaka Station, Umeda Station, Nishi-Umeda Station, or Higashi Umeda Station.

ABC Hall

Located a five minute walk from Fukushima or Shin Fukushima Stations.

Cine Libre Umeda

Located a 15 minute walk from the central north exit of JR Osaka Station.

National Museum of Art

Located a 5 minute walk from Exit 2 of Watanabebashi Station.

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Japan dwelling expat, living in and loving this beautiful country. Tokyo was my home for several years, but I'm now enjoying the countryside life in Niigata. Currently at 44 of 47 prefectures visited - with only Kagoshima, Miyazaki and Kumamoto left to check out!

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Bonson Lam a month ago
I wish I can go!
Kim B Author a month ago
The full list of movies covers a lot of interesting issues and themes!
Sherilyn Siy a month ago
A great event to get a feel of the "heart" of our Asian neighbors.
Kim B Author a month ago