The Japanese film festival Nippon Connection is the biggest platform for Japanese cinema worldwide and will take place for the 14th time in Frankfurt am Main / Germany from May 27 to June 1, 2014. Nippon Connection is immensely popular both with the general audience and with professional visitors: in 2013 an audience of more than 16,000, including around 270 accredited professionals attended the events. The unique film and cultural program offers Japan for all the senses, from tradition to modernity, on six days.

The Nippon Connection Film Festival 2014 is open to films that have been made after 2011 and produced or shot in Japan. All lengths and genres will be considered. We will accept submissions until March 15, 2014.