25 Years of the Japanese Film Festival

From epic fantasies to spine-tingling thrillers and avant-garde features from modern mavericks in contemporary cinema, the Japanese Film Festival (JFF) returns toCanberra, Perth, Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney for its historic 25th year from 28 October to 5 December. The 2021 Festival program will screen 15 films from the hottest newly-released feature titles spanning a diverse selection of genres from action to anime, drama, documentaries and much more.


JFF 2021 will also feature a FREE Special Series of films by one of Japan’s most influential avant-garde film directors Shūji Terayamascreened in cinema as a part of the overall Festival program. JFF will also screen an online program of five films over seven days for audiences across Australia in November (15-21). The free online program of films includes Little Nights, Little LoveDance with MeTora-san in GotoThe Great Passage and Gon, The Little Fox. The full programme can be found here.