The Japanese Film Festival (JFF) has announced their 2015 special events and themed screenings for the Sydney and Melbourne stops of the national tour, with something for every fan of Japanese film and culture.
For the Sydney foodies JFF will be hosting a special screening of MIDNIGHT DINER, which will introduced by MasterChef winner and 2015 Cultural Ambassador for JFF, Adam Liaw.
Both Sydney and Melbourne will be treated to themed cosplay events, with the ‘Survival of the Best Dressed’ event inviting fans to dress in Battle Royale inspired school outfits and the ‘Cyberpunk Cosplay’ event encouraging cosplay enthusiasts to put a cyberpunk twist on their favourite cosplay characters.
Melbourne will also play host to special guest Q&As of FIRES ON THE PLAIN, welcoming writer, director and producer of the film Shinya Tsukamoto, while Sydney welcomes PIECE OF CAKE director Tomorowo Taguchi and the star of the film, Mikako Tabe.
JAPANESE FILM FESTIVAL
SYDNEY: DATES: 5th-15th November, 2015 (Event Cinemas, George Street) / 6th-8th & 13th-15th November, 2015 (Event Cinemas, Parramatta)
LOCATION: Event Cinemas, George Street / Event Cinemas, Parramatta
MELBOURNE: DATES: 26th November to 6th December, 2015
LOCATIONS: ACMI Cinemas and Hoyts Melbourne Central
Early Bird Tickets: Full $16.50 / Concession $14.50
General Tickets: Full $18.50 / Concession $15.50
– 5 Film Pass: $75*
– Group bookings: $13.50 each for groups of 10 or more*
Available at www.japanesefilmfestival.net or at the box office.
*Only available at the box office