We are the premium film festival in the city of Kitakyushu, a city like no other in Japan with a longstanding tradition of appreciation for the arts. We aim to bring the finest of the world's films to a city of 1,000,000 people. We are a three day festival by filmmakers for filmmakers at the city's finest venue surrounded by mountains and the sea.
We will screen feature films and short films of all genres. With awards being distributed on the final day.
A brewery for Sapporo's Sakura beer from 1913-2000, the building has been repurposed as the city's foremost performing arts and cultural venue. With mountains on one side and the sea on the other, this picturesque location is the ideal spot for our festival.
Brick Hall seats 70 comfortably, with its giant screen and perfect acoustics audiences can relax and enjoy the best films from across the globe.
With a mixture of sofas and arm chairs over two floors, the audience can feel welcome. There is no better place to watch a movie in Japan.
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