Japan Foundation's official Facebook page for the Japanese Film Festival – India announced on Wednesday that it will be streaming the films slated to screen at New Delhi's event on Vimeo. The announcement stated that "three acclaimed contemporary Japanese films will be streamed from September to November." One film will stream for one weekend during each month, and will be available for free. The festival has yet to announced the titles and streaming dates of the films.
The Japan Foundation hosts the Japanese Film Festival (JFF) annually in major cities across India. The Foundation hosted the JFF 2019 event in Kolkata, Mumbai, Bangaluru, New Delhi, Gurugram, Chennai, and Guwahati. The JFF screened films such as Children of the Sea, Garden of Words your name., Weathering With You, Lu over the wall, and live-action Tokyo Ghoul in 2019.
The Japan Foundation established its South Asian chapter in New Delhi in 1994. The Foundation promotes cultural and intellectual exchange as well as Japanese Language education abroad.