Held annually since 2005, the Osaka Asian Film Festival operates under the theme of "From Osaka to all of Asia". This year's event will have 64 films showing - the highest number ever for the festival - including an impressive total of 14 world premieres, 12 international premieres, and 3 Asian premieres. The films on the lineup are from a total of 23 countries and regions, including China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Korea, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, and more.
The Osaka Asian Film Festival takes place at several venues across the city.
Umeda Burg 7
Located a five minute walk from JR Osaka Station, Umeda Station, Nishi-Umeda Station, or Higashi Umeda Station.
Located a five minute walk from Fukushima or Shin Fukushima Stations.
Cine Libre Umeda
Located a 15 minute walk from the central north exit of JR Osaka Station.
National Museum of Art
Located a 5 minute walk from Exit 2 of Watanabebashi Station.