Camera Japan film & culture festival Rotterdam - information

Camera Japan film & culture festival Rotterdam - information

Camera Japan is the largest festival for Japanese film and culture in the Benelux. See films, enjoy performances, participate in workshops, purchase Japanese products and get swept away by beautiful Japanese music.

What to expect at Camera Japan in Rotterdam?

Rotterdam is gearing up for the 18th edition of the CAMERA JAPAN Festival, a much-anticipated event for lovers of Japanese cinema and culture. Scheduled to take place from 21st to 24th September, the festival promises to be a treat for attendees with a rich line-up of Japanese films, including European and international premieres.

What to Expect? 
The CAMERA JAPAN Festival has always been a celebration of Japanese cinema, and this year is no exception. Attendees can look forward to:

  • Film Screenings: A diverse range of Japanese films will be showcased, including some that are making their European and even international debut at the festival.

  • Special Screenings and Q&A's: Engage with the minds behind the films with special screenings followed by Q&A sessions with directors. It's a unique opportunity to delve deeper into the world of Japanese cinema.

  • Side Programme: Beyond the films, the festival offers a rich side programme. Attendees can participate in workshops, experience interventions, and explore a market brimming with Japanese foods and goods.


Camera Japan programme 2023

For those eager to plan their festival experience, check out the complete programme or download the official timetable as PDF. Be sure to check it out and plan your visit accordingly. For this and additional details or inspiration, visit the official CAMERA JAPAN website.

Location: LantarenVenster

LantarenVenster, the iconic building located at Otto Reuchlinweg 996, 3072 MD Rotterdam on the Wilhelminapier, will once again host the CAMERA JAPAN Festival. With several screening rooms, LantarenVenster is the perfect venue to showcase over 50 Japanese films, ensuring that attendees have a wide variety of cinematic experiences to choose from.

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