Nippon Connection 2017 – The Daily Highlights (May 28)

The maxim that all good things must eventually come to an end proves itself true time and again, no matter how painful, and Nippon Connection is no exception.  Today, Sunday, May 28th, is the last day of this year's festival, so if you are able to, please come and share the final moments of this … Continue reading Nippon Connection 2017 – The Daily Highlights (May 28)

Nippon Connection 2017 – The Daily Highlights (May 27)

It's the next-to-last day of Nippon Connection 2017. Seriously, where does the time even go? By now, most of the major films featured at the festival have had their debut, but there are still a few new things to offer, even to those who've been here with us the whole week. Special Events:  Nippon Live … Continue reading Nippon Connection 2017 – The Daily Highlights (May 27)

Nippon Connection 2017 – The Daily Highlights (May 26)

It's Friday, meaning it's the weekend, but also Day 4 of Nippon Connection 2017! We've had good luck with the weather for the most part- most years it's hot and humid as hell, but aside from a bit of rain we've had plenty of good sun without things getting too hot to handle. Today the … Continue reading Nippon Connection 2017 – The Daily Highlights (May 26)

Nippon Connection 2017- The Daily Highlights (May 25)

The festivities continue! We are now on Day 3 of Nippon Connection 2017. Today we expect the festival to be quite full, as it is a national holiday in Germany, so if you are planning to visit us, we highly recommend planning out where you go in advance! Special events: Shogi- Japanese Chess If you've … Continue reading Nippon Connection 2017- The Daily Highlights (May 25)

A tribute to Gilles Laurent and his film La Terre abandonnée

On Tuesday, May 23rd, at 8pm, the Nippon Visions section of Nippon Connection 2017 officially began with a screening of the independent documentary La Terre abandonnée. This screening of the directorial debut of Belgian filmmaker Gilles Laurent was supposed to signal a new phase of his career, but instead served as a poignant epitaph to … Continue reading A tribute to Gilles Laurent and his film La Terre abandonnée

Nippon Connection 2017- The Daily Highlights (May 24)

It’s another sunny and warm day in Frankfurt, my coffee is steaming in my hand, and day two of Nippon Connection 2017 is about to begin. Yesterday was a lively and bustling start to the festival, and today promises to be even better! Here is a short look at the top events and premieres offered … Continue reading Nippon Connection 2017- The Daily Highlights (May 24)

Nippon Connection 2017- The Daily Highlights (23 May)

Good morning everyone! It’s Tuesday, May 23rd, which means Nippon Connection officially starts this evening! And that means that this evening are the first big events that, if you are planning to come out today, you definitely shouldn’t miss. Special Premieres: Her Love Boils Bathwater by Ryota NAKANO The festival will kick off with the … Continue reading Nippon Connection 2017- The Daily Highlights (23 May)