JFF Melbourne 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 Melbourne guide to JFF helps!

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Keen to get your hands on a printed program booklet? Copies are available at ACMI (map) and Hoyts Melbourne Central (map).

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

Header image from Birds Without Names © 2017 “Birds Without Names” Film Partners

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+

Mukoku
Lucky Door Prize

 

Join us for the screening of Mukoku to get a chance to win a lucky door prize* from festival partner Sakeshop!

 

 Image: © 2017 “MUKOKU” Film Partners
* Lucky door prize can only be awarded to patrons aged 18+
Special Guests

Don’t miss out on these special guest sessions which includes the film screening, followed by a Q&A with special guests.

© 2017 “THE TOKYO NIGHT SKY IS ALWAYS THE DENSEST SHADE OF BLUE” Film Partners

The Tokyo Night Sky Is Always the Densest Shade of Blue

Sunday 26 Nov, 3:30pm at ACMI
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 This screening of The Tokyo Night Sky is Always the Densest Shade of Blue will be followed by a Q&A with special guest Yuya Ishii, the director and scriptwriter of the film.

© Third Window Films

Love and Other Cults

Saturday 2 Dec, 2:00pm at ACMI
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 This screening of Love and Other Cults will be followed by a Q&A with special guests Eiji Uchida, director of the film, Sairi Ito, lead actor, and Adam Torel, producer and distributor.

JFF discounts
for ticket holders

Present your JFF cinema ticket at these establishments to receive discounts!

 

ACMI CAFE & BAR

Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI), Federation Square, Melbourne VIC 3000

Grab a coffee or, if you have time, enjoy a delicious meal at the ACMI Cafe & Bar. 10% discount on food and beverages for JFF ticket holders.


SUSHI HUB

Swanston Street Store – K0001/180 Lonsdale St, Melbourne VIC 3000
Elizabeth Street Store – Shop 1A/26 Elizabeth St, Melbourne VIC 3000

Show your JFF ticket to avail of the “Buy 2 Get 1 Free” offer.


HOKKAIDO BAKED CHEESE TART

Melbourne Central store – LG19A 211 La Trobe Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
QV store – 22 Red Cape Lane Lonsdale St & Swanston Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Present your JFF ticket to avail one of these special offers:

→ 3 tarts for $9.90 + 1 drink 50% off
→ Buy 5 get 1 free original tarts


CLEVER POLLY’S

313 Victoria St, West Melbourne VIC 3003

Clever Polly’s offers a dining experience that pays homage to Japanese cuisine. Enjoy 20% off your total bill when you dine with us as a Japanese film festival attendee- simply enter the code JFF2017 in the special requests field when making your reservation. Book online.

Schedule Guide

For quick browsing and filtering by genre and screening schedule. Keep track of your choices by clicking on the thumbnail to expand the box. Clicking on an expanded image will bring up the booking link and more information on the film.

To close, minimise using the icon on the upper-right hand corner of the box.

Early bird tickets are available from 13-25 Oct. Regular ticket sales follow.
For more information on pricing and ticket types please visit this page.

Classics Guide

For quick browsing and filtering by genre and screening schedule. Keep track of your choices by clicking on the thumbnail to expand the box. Clicking on an expanded image will bring up more information on the film.

To close, minimise using the icon on the upper-right hand corner of the box.

The JFF Classics screenings are all free, screening at ACMI in 35mm. Tickets can be booked in advance of the screenings through the ACMI website. Click the ‘book now’ buttons below to reserve your tickets.

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