Japanese Film Festival

13 October 2017 - 3 December 2017

The Japanese Film Festival (JFF) is presented and run by The Japan Foundation, Sydney and is now an established calendar event.

The JFF started in 1997 with three free film screenings by Festival Director Masafumi Konomi and is now the largest Japanese film festival in the world. The Festival has enjoyed great success over the years, with the opportunity to showcase a vast variety of cinematic delights from classics to newly released films currently screening in Japan.

Canberra 13-15 & 20-22 October at Dendy, Canberra Centre

Adelaide 19-22 October at GU Filmhouse Adelaide (128 Hindley St)

Brisbane 25-29 October at Event Cinemas, Brisbane City Myer Centre

Perth 1-5 November at Hoyts Carousel, Cannington

Sydney 16-26 November at Event Cinemas George Street, Sydney

Melbourne23 November – 3 December at ACMI (ACMI) and Hoyts Melbourne Central



Sessions Summary

Festival Summary


Canberra, Adelaide, Brisbane, Perth, Sydney, Melbourne


13 October- 3 December 2017


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1 November 2017
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