How to Participate in the Festival

In order to prevent the spread of COVID-19, this year’s Nara International Film Festival will have people participate without receiving physical tickets.

1 Become a Red Carpet Club Member

Become a Red Carpet Club member, and watch all of the films as much as you like!*
It also includes official NIFF merchandise and a year-long pass for Nara Cinémathèque. Please make reservations through our office, and come to the venue.

*Tickets may already be sold-out.

2 Purchase a Web Ticket

When you’ve decided which film you want to see, please access “Ticket Pay” on your computer or smart phone. Search “Nara International Film Festival”, and after registering as a member, purchase your ticket, and come to the venue.

*If you have trouble purchasing a Web Ticket, please feel free to call our office.

3 Watching Online

We will live stream our Opening Ceremony and talk sessions following films. In addition, during our festival, we be making some of our films available online (paid access). You can find them through the introductory page of each program.