2006-09-13 | Recipient of the Japan Foundation Special Prize

The YIDFF Organizing Committee has been awarded the Japan Foundation Special Prize. The following reasons were sited:

For the promotion of international cultural exchange through the holding of a highly acclaimed international film festival with participation by local residents, an event providing support particularly for filmmakers from Asian and other countries. (From the Japan Foundation Press Release)

For more information Japan Foundation website: The Japan Foundation Award / Special Prizes 2006