Japanese Film Festival

Japanese Film Festival 2021

National Festival returns for historic 25th year

Festivals

Event Details

Category

Festivals

Event Starts

Oct 28, 2021

Event Ends

Dec 5, 2021

Add to Calendar 10/28/2021 12:00 AM 12/05/2021 12:00 AM Australia/Melbourne Japanese Film Festival 2021 National Festival returns for historic 25th year

From epic fantasies to spine-tingling thrillers and avant-garde features from modern mavericks in contemporary cinema, the Japanese Film Festival (JFF) returns to Canberra, Perth, Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney for its historic 25th year from 28 October to 5 December.

The 2021 Festival will screen the hottest newly-released feature titles spanning a diverse selection of genres including: Hokusai, Hajime Hashimoto’s biopic about the wild life of legendary Japanese ukiyo-e artist Katsushika Hokusai; Under the Open Sky, about a hardened ex-yakuza who sets out to find his long-lost mother after thirteen years behind bars; and Japan’s submission for the 93rd Academy Awards True Mothers, an emotionally charged family drama.

The Festival also features a FREE Special Series of films by avant-garde director Shūji Terayama, screened in cinema as a part of the overall Festival program. Plus, an online program of five films over seven days for audiences across Australia in November (15-21).

To explore the full program visit jffau.net

Image 1 Copyright ©2020 HOKUSAI MOVIE
Image 2 Copyright ©2021 The Deer King
Image 3 Copyright ©2020 Asa ga Kuru Film

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