The Japanese Film Festival New Zealand, presented by the Consulate-General of Japan and the Japan Foundation, returns to Auckland! Serving up premiere screenings of a wide range of films, it's your chance to breathe in, observe, delight in, experience, and enjoy the rich yet subtle tapestry of Japanese life and culture. All films are in Japanese with English subtitles and offer free admission, so bring along your friends and family!


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  • 23 Nov 6pm: We Make Antiques! Kyoto Rendezvous (2020, Comedy, 106min)
  • 24 Nov 6pm: The Night Beyond the Tricorned Window (2021, Mystery / Thriller, 102min)
  • 25 Nov 1:00pm: Blue Thermal (2022, Anime, 103min)
  • 25 Nov 3:15pm: Anime Supremacy! (2022, Drama, 128min)
  • 26 Nov 1pm: Blue (2021, Drama, 107min)
  • 26 Nov 3:15pm: It's Summer Film! (2021, SF Fantasy, Youth, 97min)

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Last updated: 27 October 2023