Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival Unveils Its Online program: Made in Japan, Yamagata 1989 – 2021

We’re happy to announce that Yamagata Worldwide Documentary Movie Pageant companions with streaming service DAFilms, the VOD platform of the pageant affiliation Doc Alliance, for a web-based program out there free for one week and on SVOD and TVOD for an additional two weeks.

The choice by YIDFF programmers highlights key works from the pageant’s greater than three many years in existence. This unique focus options documentaries by Kawase Naomi, Hamaguchi Ryusuke, and Ogawa Productions, amongst many others.


A Film Capital
by IIZUKA Toshio – 1991
Residing on the River Agano
by SATO Makoto – 1992 – Award of Excellence YIDFF ’93
The Weald
by KAWASE Naomi – 1997
The New God
by TSUCHIYA Yutaka – 1999
by MORI Tatsuya – 2001 – Particular Prize, Residents’ Prize YIDFF 2001
The Cheese and the Worms
by KATO Haruyo – 2005 – Ogawa Shinsuke Prize, FIPRESCI Prize YIDFF2005
Expensive Pyongyang
by YANG Yonghee – 2005 – Particular Prize, YIDFF 2005
by SAKAI Ko, HAMAGUCHI Ryusuke – 2013 – SkyPerfectTV IDEHA Prize, YIDFF 2013
by ODA Kaori – 2019
Pickles and Komian Membership
by SATO Koichi – 2021



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