Japanese Film Festival 2016

Japanese Film Festival 2016

The Japanese Film Festival (JFF) 2016 has rolled back into town kicking off a few days ago in Canberra. The JFF aims to showcase the very best in Japanese cinema as well as also introduce a new genre of world cinema to the masses. Celebrating it’s 20th anniversary, the JFF looks set to be bigger than ever with fantastic cinema experiences.

“We’ve scoured Japan for the best of both classic and modern Japanese cinema and we’re thrilled to celebrate our 20th anniversary with such a diverse program. From special events and classic films from the fifties on, to works by female directors and rising indie filmmakers, there really is something for everyone in this program”.

– JFF Program Coordinator, Margarett Cortez.

The films in the program have each been carefully curated by The Japan Foundation, Sydney. To catch some great movies in your town, here’s the schedule:

  • CANBERRA – 14 to 23 October 2016 at Capital Cinemas, Manuka
  • ADELAIDE – 21 to 30 October 2016 at at Mercury Cinema
  • BRISBANE – 26 to 30 October 2016 at Event Cinemas Brisbane City Myer Centre
  • PERTH – 2 to 6 November 2016 at Hoyts Carousel, Cannington
  • SYDNEY – 17 to 27 November 2016 at Event Cinemas George Street
  • MELBOURNE – 24 November to 4 December 2016 at Hoyts Melbourne Central & ACMI Cinemas
  • SYDNEY CLASSICS – 8 October to 6 November 2016 at Art Gallery of NSW

Free admission. Tickets are issued at the Domain Theatre one hour before.

Official site for the JFF 2016.


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