Fifteen films will screen in the competition section for the coveted Tokyo Sakura Grand Prix. A green carpet welcome highlighted an environmental theme for the festival this year.
Sat Oct 18, 11:42 AM ET. US actor Jon Voight, head of the board of judges, and other judges including Japanese actress Fumi Dan (L) attend the opening ceremony of the Tokyo International Film Festival. The nine-day festival opened with an environmental theme as filmmakers from around the world greeted Japanese movie fans on a ceremonial "green carpet. "(AFP/Toshifumi Kitamura)