Japanese
2022-01-13 | Made in Japan YAMAGATA 1989–2021

Available on DAFilms.com from January 17–February 6
First week for free! Almost worldwide excl. Japan

YIDFF Launches Program with Streaming Service DAFilms, Accessible For Free and With Focus on Films From the Festival’s History


The Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival partners with streaming service DAFilms, the VOD platform of the festival association Doc Alliance, for an online program available free for one week and on SVOD and TVOD for a further two weeks. The selection by YIDFF programmers highlights key works from the festival’s more than three decades in existence. This exclusive focus features documentaries by Kawase Naomi, Hamaguchi Ryusuke, and Ogawa Productions, among many others.

[Period]
January 17–February 6

[Line-ups]
A Movie Capital
Dir: Iizuka Toshio/ 1991 / 98 min / YIDFF ’91 Special Invitation
Living on the River Agano
Dir: Sato Makoto / 1992 / 115 min / YIDFF ’93 Award of Excellence
The Weald
Dir: Kawase Naomi / 1997 / 73 min / YIDFF ’97 International Competition
The New God
Dir: Tsuchiya Yutaka / 1999 / 99 min / YIDFF ’99 New Asian Currents
A2
Dir: Mori Tatsuya / 2001 / 131 min / YIDFF 2001 Special Prize, Citizens’ Prize
The Cheese and the Worms
Dir: Kato Haruyo / 2005 / 98 min / YIDFF 2005 Ogawa Shinsuke Prize, FIPRESCI Prize
Dear Pyongyang
Dir: Yang Yonghee / 2005 / 107 min / YIDFF 2005 Special Prize
Storytellers
Dirs: Sakai Ko, Hamaguchi Ryusuke / 2013 / 120 min / YIDFF 2013 SkyPerfectTV IDEHA Prize
Cenote
Dir: Oda Kaori / 2019 / 75 min / YIDFF 2019 New Asian Currents
Pickles and Komian Club
Dir: Sato Koichi / 2021 / 105 min / YIDFF 2021 Yamagata and Film

[Presented by]
Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival (NPO)
[Commissioned by]
the Agency for Cultural Affairs, Government of Japan

Program trailer YouTube: Made In Japan YAMAGATA 1989-2021