Couples are fighting for love in the socially conservative island nation.
Things are finally changing in Japan's capital, and this year's Pride reflects that.
Close-Knit, directed by Naoko Ogigami, is Japan's first mainstream movie about a transgender woman.
In a film based on her semiautobiographical novel, Japanese actress and cult theater director Junko Emoto tells the story of an all-female theater troupe.
West North West, directed by Takuro Nakamura, follows a Tehran exchange student Naima and her romantic triangle. Nakamura was kind enough to answer some of our questions about the film.