Film in Yamagata

Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival

This long-running documentary film showcase takes place biennially in odd-numbered years, over one week in mid-October. See films and retrospectives from all over the world, as well as director talks and other event…
Cultural in Yamagata

Hanagasa Matsuri

Held over three days, this colourful festival sees large crowds of dancers move through the streets of Yamagata wearing hanagasa (flower-laden straw hats) and singing folk songs.