The UNITED FOR PEACE FILM FESTIVAL (UFPFF) is held every year on September 21st, the United Nations International ‘Peace Day’. This year marks the 5th anniversary event, presented at JICA in the Minato Mirai area of Yokohama, on Monday, September 21st.
On this day dedicated to peace, we present a variety of related events, including screenings of all films submitted to UFPFF 2015, featuring the booths of several NGO’s and NPO’s (click here for information on joining the showcase), talk sessions, the premiere screening of animated film ‘What Happens Before War?’, a live concert from the YANO BROTHERS, and more!
There will be a special photo exhibition of the work of photo-journalist Kawabata Yoshifumi titled ‘Schools At Frontiers’ on the 2nd floor of JICA Yokohama from September 9th-29th.
UFPFF 2015 Special photo exhibition ‘Schools at frontiers’.
UFPFF 2015 has established as a memorial enterprise, “The 50th anniversary of the normalization of diplomatic relations between Japan and Korea ” with around 30 university students from Korea visiting us on the day. We have a special screening and talk show cooperated with the Asian International Youth Film organisation.
Please join us at UFPFF 2015 at JICA Yokohama, on Peace Day, September 21st.
※ There is a charge of 1000 yen for the social gathering.
UFPFF 2015 Outline
Date: September 21st, 2015
Time: open from 11:00 – 21:00, with the main program starting at 16:00.
Entrance is free, though there will be a fee of 1,000 Yen to join the social gathering.
Capacity: 300 people for the Awards Ceremony
Location: JICA Yokohama Gymnasium, Kamome, Icho, Yamayuri
Address: Shinko 2-3-1, Naka-ku, Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture
Free attendance to the UFPFF 2015 Awards Ceremony.
For advance booking , please view the following link.
11:00 – 16:00 @ 4F event space
UFPFF 2015 screenings of all submitted films.
The Asian International Youth Film Festival screening
Talk shows by NGO’s & NPO’s
16:00 – 19:30
Awards Ceremony @ the gymnasium (underground level)
Premiere screening of the animation film project “What Happens Before War?”, with Tange Kouki, and other guests.
Peace Day Japan・Peace talk with Tanizaki Tetra, Ishikawa Junya, Sugiura Yuki and Sekine Kenji.
YANO BROTHERS Live Concert
Announcement of the 2015 award-winning films
19:30 – 21:00 Social gathering @4F.
United For Peace Film Festival
Yokohama City International Department
Yokohama NGO network
With the co-operation of:
Yokohama Community Design Laboratory
Yokohama Keizai Shinbun
Japan-Korea Cultural Foundation
Minatomirai 21 area management
“50th anniversary of the Normalization of Diplomatic Relations of Japan and Korea” Memorial Enterprise