Event Report2016.04.248th Okinawa International Movie Festival – The Figures!
8th Okinawa International Movie Festival
No. of Films Screened: 75 titles
Special Invitation：19 / Local Origination Movies: 14 / TV DIRECTOR'S MOVIE：8
Comedy of Japan / Comedy of World: 4 / Sakurazaka Film University: 9
Special Screening and Open Air Screen: 10 / Okinawa Historical Movie: 5
No. of Volunteers throughout the festival: 196
No. of attendees: Approx. 350,000 people
Past results: 1st 110,000 (4days), 2nd 380,000 (8days), 3rd 310,000 (8days), 4th 410,000, 5th 420,000 (8days), 6th 360,000 (5days), 7th 400,000 (5days)
Opening Red Carpet
Held at Naminoue Umisora Park on April 21st. 780 guests in 78 groups walke the 70 meter long red carpet.
Naha Kokusai Dori Red Carpet
On April 24th, 867 guests in 99 groups walked the 150 meter long red carpet in the main street of Naha.
Donations for 2016 Kumamoto Earthquake
The festival placed donation boxes at the festival event venues and collected 470,149 yen throughout the four days. (as of 3pm, April 24th)