This year, the ever-popular Japan Film Festival returns to serve up premiere screenings of a wide range of films!

Breathe in, observe, delight, experience and enjoy the rich yet subtle tapestry of Japanese life and culture. All films are free admission and in Japanese with English Subtitles, so bring along your friends and family!

Presented by the Consulate-General of Japan, the Japan Foundation.

Tickets are free and booking is essential.

Film Sessions:

Friday November 27:

  • 6:00PM - A Banana? At This Time of Night? (drama / comedy)

Saturday November 28:

  • 1:00PM - Almost a Miracle (drama / romance)
  • 3:30PM - A Beautiful Star (drama / sci-fi)
  • 6:00PM - Iwane : Sword of Serenity (drama / samurai)

Sunday November 29:

  • 1:00PM - Stopmotion Animation Films by Takeshi Yashiro (children / family)
  • 3:30PM - Not Quite Dead Yet (drama / comedy)


View trailers for all films, here.


Bookings can be made online through Academy Cinemas from Thursday October 29 ($1.50 booking fee applies).

Note: Animation "Stopmotion Animation Films by Takeshi Yashiro" - Recommended age 8+ due to subtitles.  

Free Weekend Parking with Wilson and ParkMate this October. Find out more.

Come into the city centre on public transport for as little as $2 each way. Find out more.

Last updated: 28 August 2019