11th UNHCR Refugee Film Festival Internship Programme

UNHCR Representation in Japan is seeking interns who will assist the work of the 11th UNHCR Refugee Film Festival (September to October 2016). 【Duration】 In principle, 4 months or longer/minimum 3 working days per week, from July to November 2016, totaling 80 working days or more, but negotiable. The attendance before, during and after the […]


The 11th UNHCR Refugee Film Festival (September / October 2016) Call for Entries

The UNHCR Refugee Film Festival is open to all film genres (drama, documentary, animated, short, etc.) on the issues of refugees, IDPs, stateless persons, the context surrounding those population, and/or films made by former/current refugees, IDPs and stateless persons. The festival aims to advocate and therefore, there is no competition. The exact dates and venues […]


【Guest Info】3, 24, 31 Oct Saori Fujii Director

■Date/Time/Venue: 2015 3 Oct (Sat)@Istituto Italiano di CUltura di Tokyo 19:00~ After Screening 24 Oct (Sat)@Sapporo Clock Tower Hall 19:00~ After Screening 31 Oct (Sat)@sendai mediatheque 19:00~ After Screening ■Film: Loving our Home, Syria Forever ■Guest: Director Saori Fujii PROFILE Director Saori Fujii  Born in 1984, Saori Fujii grew up in Hiroshima. As a backpacker [...]

【GUEST INFO】12 Oct (Mon) Directors of “Young Syrian Lenses”

■Date/Time: Oct 12, 2015 (Mon)19:00~After Screening ■Venue:Istituto Italiano di Cultura di Tokyo ■Film:“Young Syrian Lenses” ■Guests:Filippo Biagianti, Ruben Lagattolla PROFILE FILIPPO BIAGIANTI Born in Montepulciano (SI) on April 27, 1971. After finishing high school he moved to Urbino, where in 1999 he graduated in Geology. After working as a geologist in the field of oil [...]

【Guest Info】10 Oct/1 Nov Director Makoto Sugita

■Date/Venue 10 Oct @Istituto Italiano di Cultura di Tokyo 13:00~ After Screening 1 Nov @sendai mediatheque 13:00~ After Screening ■Film:Joy of Man's Desiring ■Guest: Director Makoto Sugita PROFILE Masakazu Sugita Born in Japan in 1980, he studied in the Visual Concept Planning Department at Osaka University. He has made a number of short films which [...]


Message from UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie Pitt

Angelina Jolie Pitt, an American actress and a filmmaker, has been devoted herself in finding solutions to displaced people around the world. Named a UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador in 2001, Jolie Pitt has carried out more than 40 field missions to some of the most remote regions of the world to highlight the plight of millions [...]

10th RFF Brochure & Poster

10th UNHCR Refugee Film Festival brochure and poster now available online!   Please download from here: BROCHURE POSTER


10th RFF All films Revealed

All films of the 10th UNHCR Refugee Film Festival have been revealed! Through the selection of unique and vibrant dramas and documentaries, we aim to shed light on the extraordinary courage and resilience of those who were forced to flee. Complete list of films HERE The opening film for this year will be “The Good […]


10th Refugee Film Festival Official Website Open!

We have opened the official website for 10th UNHCR Refugee Film Festival! We will be screening selected films and documentaries from around the World. Details of the films are available HERE More films will be announced in the following weeks.Please visit the website for updates!