JFF Brisbane Guide 2017
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Some film-goers prefer to skim through photos, while others watch every trailer before making a decision. No matter what your style is when it comes to choosing films, we hope this handy Brisbane guide to JFF helps!

Scroll down for:

  • Festival Giveaways
  • Quick Guide – daily view of the festival offerings
  • Schedule Guide – a visual schedule of the film screening sessions

Keen to get your hands on a printed program booklet? Copies are available at the Event Cinemas Brisbane City Myer Centre Box Office (map).

A simplified PDF version of the schedule is available to download here.

Header image from Over the Fence © 2016 “Over the Fence” Production Committee

Opening Night
Lucky Door Prize

 

Join us for any of the opening night screenings of Mumon: The Land of Stealth and get a chance to win a sake gift pack* from festival partner Sakenet Australia!

 

 Image: Mumon: The Land of Stealth © 2017 MUMON Film Partners
* Sake gift pack can only be awarded to patrons aged 18+
Quick Guide

A day-by-day guide including a short description of the film.

Early bird tickets on sale from 27 Sept-10 Oct. Regular ticket sales to follow. Ready to book your tickets? Let’s head to the Event Cinemas website.

25 October

WEDNESDAY

Mumon: The Land of Stealth (忍びの国)

EXPLOSIVE ACTION AND RAZOR SHARP COMEDY MIXED WITH STEALTHY POLITICAL INTRIGUE

25 October 2017, 7:00pm (Opening Night)

Also screening on: 28 October 2017, 5:40pm

26 October

THURSDAY

Satoshi -A Move for Tomorrow- (聖の青春)

MORE THAN JUST A GAME
  • 26 October 2017, 6:00pm

Hamon: Yakuza Boogie (破門 ふたりのヤクビョーガミ)

SCUM. THAT’S WHAT THEY ARE.
  • 26 October 2017, 6:15pm

Also screening on: 27 October 2017, 8:40pm

Over the Fence (オーバー・フェンス )

A SUBTLE, POIGNANT DRAMA ABOUT FALLING IN LOVE AND GETTING HURT—AND FALLING IN LOVE AGAIN
  • 26 October 2017, 8:20pm

Memoirs of a Murderer (22年目の告白 —私が殺人犯です—)

A KILLER’S CONFESSION RESURRECTS A DETECTIVE’S ANGUISH
  • 26 October 2017, 8:40pm

Also screening on: 28 October 2017, 8:15pm

27 October

FRIDAY

Flower And Sword (花戦さ)

CAN SENKO PROVE THAT THE FLOWER IS INDEED MIGHTIER THAN THE SWORD?
  • 27 October 2017, 6:00pm

Teiichi -Battle of Supreme High- (帝一の国 )

OUT-SMART, OUT-BRIBE, OUT-LAST: TEIICHI AKABA FOR STUDENT COUNCIL PRESIDENT!
  • 27 October 2017, 6:15pm

Also screening on: 28 October 2017, 3:15pm

Rage (怒り)

A COMPLEX DRAMA AND MURDER MYSTERY THAT WILL KEEP YOU GUESSING, AND DOUBTING, UNTIL THE VERY END.
  • 27 October 2017, 8:30pm

Hamon: Yakuza Boogie (破門 ふたりのヤクビョーガミ)

SCUM. THAT’S WHAT THEY ARE.
  • 27 October 2017, 8:40pm

Also screening on: 26 October 2017, 8:25pm

28 October

SATURDAY

Tori Girl (トリガール!)

ALTITUDE MEETS ATTITUDE
  • 28 October 2017, 11:00am

Close-Knit (彼らが本気で編むときは)

A STORY OF FAMILY AND ACCEPTANCE AMIDST THE BLOOMING CHERRY BLOSSOMS OF SPRING.
  • 28 October 2017, 12:45pm

Ancien and the Magic Tablet (ひるね姫~知らないワタシの物語)

WITH HEARTS UNITED, WE CAN FLY—AN ADVENTURE THROUGH DREAMS AND REALITY.
  • 28 October 2017, 1:00pm

Also screening on: 29 October 2017, 11:20am

ReLIFE (リライフ)

DO YOU WANT A SECOND CHANCE AT LIFE?
  • 28 October 2017, 3:10pm

Teiichi -Battle of Supreme High- (帝一の国 )

OUT-SMART, OUT-BRIBE, OUT-LAST: TEIICHI AKABA FOR STUDENT COUNCIL PRESIDENT!
  • 28 October 2017, 3:15pm

Also screening on: 27 October 2017, 6:15pm

Gukoroku – Traces of Sin (愚行録)

FOOLISH ACTS CAN HAVE DANGEROUS REPERCUSSIONS
  • 28 October 2017, 5:30pm

Mumon: The Land of Stealth (忍びの国)

EXPLOSIVE ACTION AND RAZOR SHARP COMEDY MIXED WITH STEALTHY POLITICAL INTRIGUE
  • 28 October 2017, 5:40pm

Also screening on: 25 October 2017, 7:00pm (Opening Night)

Birds Without Names (彼女がその名を知らない鳥たち )

THERE ARE NO LIMITS IN THE PURSUIT OF LOVE
  • 28 October 2017, 8:00pm

Memoirs of a Murderer (22年目の告白 —私が殺人犯です—)

A KILLER’S CONFESSION RESURRECTS A DETECTIVE’S ANGUISH
  • 28 October 2017, 8:15pm

Also screening on: 26 October 2017, 8:40pm

29 October

SUNDAY

Her Love Boils Bathwater (湯を沸かすほどの熱い愛)

A TALE OF A MOTHER’S FIERCE LOVE AND A FAMILY’S ENDURING SPIRIT
  • 29 October 2017, 11:00am

Ancien and the Magic Tablet (ひるね姫~知らないワタシの物語)

WITH HEARTS UNITED, WE CAN FLY—AN ADVENTURE THROUGH DREAMS AND REALITY.
  • 29 October 2017, 11:20am

Also screening on: 28 October 2017, 1:00pm

Kiseki -Sobito of that Day- (キセキ あの日のソビト)

MUSIC CAN MAKE MIRACLES HAPPEN
  • 29 October 2017, 1:25pm

In This Corner of the World (この世界の片隅に)

A CAPTIVATING COMING-OF-AGE TALE SET IN TURBULENT TIMES
  • 29 October 2017, 1:30pm

A Double Life (二重生活)

WHAT IS EXISTENCE IN CONTEMPORARY JAPAN?
  • 29 October 2017, 3:45pm

My Uncle (ぼくのおじさん)

THE ADVENTURES OF 8-YEAR-OLD YUKIO AND HIS FAVOURITE USELESS UNCLE
  • 29 October 2017, 4:00pm

Radiance (光)

BEYOND LOSS, THERE IS BEAUTY AND HOPE.
  • 29 October 2017, 6:15pm (Closing Night)
Schedule Guide

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Early bird tickets on sale from 27 Sept-10 Oct. Regular ticket sales to follow. Ready to book your tickets? Let’s head to the Event Cinemas website.

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