The Okinawa International Movie Festival Is Back For Year Five

Okinawa Movie FestivalFestivals aren't easy to create and keep alive, but the Okinawa International Movie Festival is still going strong for it's fifth year. Yoshimoto Kogyo has announced the programs of the 5th Okinawa International Movie Festival (OIMF). The festival will be held from Saturday March 23 to Saturday 30 at Okinawa Convention Center.

Joel Schumacher, director of “Batman Forever (1995)” and “The Phantom of the Opera (2004),” will perform as the president of jury for the movie festival. Other juries for the Laugh/Peace Category are actress Kaori Momoi, artist Demon Kakka and Canadian director Claude Gagnon.

Osaki started off the hour long conference, “Our employees are taking this as a miracle that we have come to announce the 5th event. New categories have become productive. All in all, we are delighted that people in Okinawa care about this event. We hope to send out variety of information from Okinawa to all over Asia”.

The theme is "Laugh and Peace." Here is the lineup:

Special Invitation

Jury/Korea/2012

The Complex/Japan/2013

JACK THE GIANT SLAYER/USA/2013

Laugh Category

Geinin!THE MOVIE/Japan/2013

GENGE Japan/2013

Saranair Osekai/Thailand/2012

Bitch/Japan/2013

FLICKER/Sweden/2012

Cha Cha for Twins/Taiwan/2013

Mental/Australia /2012

Peace Category

ARCHITECTURE101 / Korea/2012

Jellyfish / Japan/2013

Jyokyo Monogatari / Japan/2012

THE DEATH MATCH : FIGHTING FIST OF SAMURAI JOE/Japan/2013

The Happy Life Of Debbie/Taiwan/2012

Naitara Akande TSUTENKAKU/Japan/2013

BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD/USA/2012

Barfi!/India/2012

I AM THE KING!/Korea/2013

7 days Report /Japan/2013

For more information, please check the official website of the 5th OIMF.

http://www.oimf.jp/en/entry/

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