The red carpet and opening of the 28th Tokyo International Film Festival kicks off on Thursday October 22 at the Roppongi Hills.
Serving as highlights were Pepper, the world’s first robot to understand human emotions; Actresses Hilary Swank who stars in You’re Not You; President of Jury, Bryan Singer and this years festival also recognize Filipino Filmmakers included in Crosscut Asia section.
Brillante Mendoza participates in TIFF for Asian Three-Fold Mirror and for the Crosscut Asia section that makes him to walk twice for the red carpet.
Asian Three-Fold Mirror appoints three accomplished directors from Japan and other Asian countries each time, to making an omnibus film with a common theme, and this time, the three directors Isao Yukisada (Japan), Brillante Mendoza (Philippines) and Sotho Kulikar (Cambodia).
There is an on-going series of screenings, Q&A and interviews for the Filipino films in Crosscut Asia.
Photos courtesy of Tokyo International Film Festival