japanese film festival

Experience the largest Japanese Film Festival outside of Japan

Sydney (Jul 25, Aug 15 + 29, Nov 14-24, 2019), Canberra (Oct 16-20, 2019), Brisbane (Oct 23-27, 2019), Perth (Oct 30 – Nov 3, 2019), Melbourne (Nov 21 – Dec 1, 2019)

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The Ghost of Peter Sellers

The Ghost of Peter Sellers

Imitated, parodied, celebrated, overrated… there’s a lot of views on the man immortalised as Inspector ...


Film about Aussie ska legends STRANGE TENANTS premieres in Melbourne ...


Let’s get this out of the way first; Booksmart is a good film ...
Portrait of a Lady on Fire

Portrait of a Lady on Fire

One rarely expects a film as good as ‘Portrait of a Lady on Fire’ to ...
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Want to work behind the scenes at the Japanese Film Festival? Become a volunteer coordinator!We're looking for independent and proactive people who can work remotely before and during the festival in each city. Positions available in #Canberra, #Brisbane, #Perth, #Sydney & #Melbourne.For more info, please visit
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In STAR SAND, it is 1945 and a Japanese soldier and an American soldier find themselves stuck in a cave together. Although, on opposite sides, they vow to never harm each other.
#Brisbane don't miss the #free screening of STAR SAND at The University of Queensland on Wed 5 June; 6:00pm.
Find out more http://bit.ly/30SLBKE
The hit #anime, A SILENT VOICE is returning to select screens at Event Cinemas on Thursday May 2. Don't miss out on the touching story of a hearing impaired girl and her once-bully who is desperate to make amends.
Ticketing and more info: https://bit.ly/2NtraNX
Fans of the manga DEMON SLAYER, get excited because the feature-length anime is premiering at Event Cinemas on Tuesday 2 April; 6:30pm.For ticketing and info: https://bit.ly/2U1Aw9t
If you're in Sydney and love the #cult classic anime, AKIRA, then don't miss out on a very special one-off screening at Hayden Orpheum Picture Palace!
Screening 10 May at 8:45pm. Click through for more details.
MADE IN ABYSS - JOURNEY'S DAWN is coming to Event Cinemas. And to celebrate the release, we're giving away a #double pass to the film screening.Tag a friend in the comments below for your chance to #win![Competition closes Monday 18 March @ 3pm. Only valid at Event Cinemas George St for session on 20 & 25 March at 6:30pm. Winners will be contacted via DM]
#Sydney, Event Cinemas is showing iconic anime from March 14 - July 4 and director Makoto Shinkai's YOUR NAME will be kicking off the season!To celebrate, JFF is running a ticket giveaway in our March edition newsletter (to be released later this week). Sign up to the JFF newsletter now: http://bit.ly/2XBLpOhTicketing and more info here: https://bit.ly/2NtraNX
Sydney Film Festival's Travelling Film Festival Northern Territory line-up has been announced! Part of the stellar program is Hirokazu Kore-eda’s SHOPLIFTERS which won the Palme d’Or at Cannes Film Festival 2018. For more info, visit https://www.sff.org.au/tff.
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