22nd Nippon Connection: Recommendations

This list does not only reveal the variety of unique perspectives that mark Japanese Cinema, but also echoes that what directors, from a cinematic perspective, put into question within Japanese society.

Top 12 Japanese films of 2021

Which films impressed us? Which films should you put on your to-watch-list? Find out in our list of best Japanese films of this year.

Nippon Connection 2021: our recommendations

“While we of course encourage the audience to explore the many films this rich festival has to offer, we do want to introduce our recommendations, films that we think are worth seeing and offer certain experience, whether pleasing or confronting.”