Early - Mid

Osaka Asian Film Festival

From Osaka to all of Asia

By Kim    - 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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Kim @kim.b

I'm an expat who has lived abroad for almost a decade, including 7 years in Japan. I've also visited 44 of 47 prefectures and hope to get to the last three someday! I'm particularly fond of exploring off the beaten path destinations, gardens, and tea houses, and have a real interest in Japan's growing vegan scene.

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