Couples are fighting for love in the socially conservative island nation.

February 14 2019 1:21 PM

Things are finally changing in Japan's capital, and this year's Pride reflects that.

May 23 2018 3:53 PM

Close-Knit, directed by Naoko Ogigami, is Japan's first mainstream movie about a transgender woman. 

1:22 PM

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.

6:45 AM

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.

July 18 2017 4:13 PM