Events & Info


May 25-27, 2017


NHK World will bring documentary films and hold a talk event at the Japanese Film Festival in Frankfurt!

NHK World is coming to Frankfurt for documentary screenings!

Screening 1 – May 25, 15:00
Venue: Theater Die Käs
The Phone of the Wind: Whispers to Lost Families (49mins)

A telephone booth known as the “Phone of the Wind” stands on a hill in northern Japan. It is not connected, but many people come here to “call” their loved ones lost in the 2011 tsunami.

Screening 2 – May 26, 12:30
Venue: Mousonturm Studio 1
Never-Ending Man: Hayao Miyazaki (70mins)

A behind-the-scenes documentary about the Oscar-winning animator and co-founder of studio Ghibli.

Screening 3 – May 27, 17:30
Venue: Mousonturm Studio 1
What You Taught Me About My Son (59mins)

The inspiring story of friendship between a Japanese young man with autism and an acclaimed British author, David Mitchell.

Talk Event of Japanese Cinema by J-Flicks on NHK WORLD TV – May 25, 21:30
Venue: Mousonturm Studio 1

J-Flicks brings you the world of Japanese cinema, both current and classic, studio pictures and indies, with back stories, interviews, stars and festival news around the world.

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(You will leave the NHK website)