Cherry Blossom Film Festival

The Cherry Blossom Film Festival showcases a curated selection of Japan’s best films and anime, reflecting the diverse and unique legacy of Japanese Cinema. All films will be shown in Japanese with English subtitles (otherwise noted). At a future in-person Festival, the Cherry Blossom Film Festival will take place in NEW PEOPLE Cinema located in the heart of San Francisco’s historic Japantown, as part of the Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival.

Visit the Cherry Blossom Film Festival site for more information and to reserve your tickets.


NEW PEOPLE Cinema is a 143-seat underground cinema located in the basement level of NEW PEOPLE at 1746 Post Street. Equipped with a cutting-edge HD digital projection, 35mm film projection and THX®-certified sound system, NEW PEOPLE Cinema is home to local film festivals including the Japan Film Festival of San Francisco.