Five contemporary Japanese films to screen this November


The Japan Foundation, Manila has announced on Friday that they will be having free screenings of award-winning Japanese historical, drama, feature and animated films for the first-time at selected Robinsons Movieworld theaters.

Dubbed as “Japan Movie Fest”, the event will run from November 19 to December 1, 2018 at the following Robinsons Movieworld branches: Metro East in Pasig (Nov 19-20); Gen. Trias in Cavite (Nov 21-22); Starmills in San Fernando, Pampanga (Nov 24-25); and Pavia in Iloilo (Nov 30-Dec 1).


Films included in the screenings are A Tale of Samurai Cooking – A True Love Story, Thermae Romae, Nobody to Watch Over Me, Mameshiba  and animated film Pop in Q.

All films are with English subtitles. Admission is free on a first-come, first-served basis.

This film showing is also a joint project with Film Development Council of the Philippines.

For detailed screening schedules and inquiries, visit the Japan Foundation, Manila website at, the official Facebook page at or Robinsons Movieworld website: