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How to Watch

STEP 1
Choose your country/region

Click/tap the "Choose your Country/Region" button on the navigation bar to display a list of available countries and regions. Select the country/region from where you’ll be viewing.

Note: The films available for viewing will vary depending on the country/region.

STEP 2
Choose a film

The page for the country/region you selected will be displayed. Select the film you want to watch. You can search films by genre or subtitle language.

A page introducing the films will then be displayed. Click/tap the "Now Showing" button on this page to move to the viewing screen (Shift72).

Note: This film festival uses the Shift72 streaming service. You will need a Shift72 account to watch.

STEP 3
Before viewing

Click/tap "Watch for Free" on the viewing screen.

(1) If prompted to enter your email address, you will need to either log in to your account or register as a member.

If you have an account, enter your email address and password and click the "Sign In" button.

If you do not have an account, you will need to register as a member. Enter your email address, user name, and password, and click the "Create Account" button.

Note: If you are under 18 years of age, you will need approval from your parent/guardian.

On the next screen, agree to the terms and conditions and click the "Watch" button. Click/tap "Watch now" on the screen, which displays after the page has changed to start watching.

(2) If you are not prompted to enter your email address, you are already logged in. On the next screen, agree to the terms and conditions and click the "Watch" button.

Click "Watch now" on the screen, which displays after the page has changed to start watching.

Supplement (1)

If "Watch now" is displayed, you can immediately begin streaming films.

Supplement (2)

If you already have an account, enter your email address and password to log in and start watching.

We have deleted user accounts created for our previous festivals-JAPANESE FILM FESTIVAL ONLINE and JFF+ INDEPENDENT CINEMA. To view this year’s program, you will need to create a new account.

STEP 4
Enjoy the film

This film festival supports subtitles in as many as 16 languages.

Click or tap the vertical three-dot menu at the bottom right of the screen to open the settings menu.

Click or tap the "CC/Subtitles" menu to display available subtitles.
Enjoy the film with a subtitle of your choice.