JUSFC40: New York International Children’s Film Festival To Open with Mamoro Hosoda’s “The Boy and the Beast” バケモノの子

February 25, 2016 

The Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission is delighted to support the screening of Japanese films at the New York International Children’s Film Festival (NYICFF) that opens February 26th with The Boy and the Beast directed by Mamoru Hosoda.

The Film Festival will take place over four weekends February 26 – March 20th at venues throughout New York City. It will present 100 animated, live action, and experimental shorts and features from around the world to an audience of 25,000 children, families, artists, and educators.

The Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission is marking its 40th anniversary through 2016. The Commission has spent the last four decades supporting the U.S.-Japan relationship through public policy, arts, culture, and educational exchanges.