Bucharest film fans are invited today, May 25, at 7 PM, at the Romanian Cinematheque’s Jean Georgescu Hall (Eforie no.2 Street), at the opening of the Japanese Film Festival. This year’s edition will take place on May 25-30. The Japanese Embassy and the Japan Foundation, in collaboration with the Romanian Cinematheque – National Film Archives, are the event’s organizers. The current edition’s motto is “love and youth reflected in different eras,” and includes older and more recent films, featuring genres such as historical film, psychological drama, comedy, in an attempt to paint a complex picture of Japanese cinema. Eight long-reels will be projected: Kazuyuki Izutsu’s “Boys Be Ambitious,” Kumashiro Tatsumi’s “Love Letter,” Shohei Imamura’s “Eijanaika” and “Zegen,” Junji Sakamoto’s “Club Shinchungun,” Kozaburo Yoshimura’s “The Tale of Genji,” and Heinosuke Gosho’s “The Dancing Girl of Izu” and “Woman of the Mist.”The first two films have Romanian subtitles, while the rest have English subtitles. The entrance is free of charge.