JFF Sydney 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 Sydney guide to JFF helps!

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Keen to get your hands on a printed program booklet? Copies are available at Event Cinemas George Street (map).

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

Header image from Dear Etranger © 2017 “DEAR ETRANGER” 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.

© 2016 "A Double Life" Film Partners

A Double Life

Friday 17 Nov, 6:30pm at Event Cinemas George Street
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 This screening of A Double Life will be followed by a Q&A with special guests Yoshiyuki Kishi, director, editor and scriptwriter of the film, and Mugi Kadowaki, lead actor.

 

© QUAIL FILM

Her Sketchbook

Saturday 18 Nov, 3:10pm at Event Cinemas George Street
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 This screening of Her Sketchbook will be followed by a Q&A with special guest Masaya Ozaki, director of the film.

© 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

Saturday 25 Nov, 2pm at Event Cinemas George Street
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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.

JFF discounts
for ticket holders

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

 

SUSHI HUB

Sydney Town Hall store – 9/500 George St, Sydney NSW 2000

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


HOKKAIDO BAKED CHEESE TART

World Square store – LG Floor, 644 George St, Sydney NSW 2000

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

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 more information on the film.

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

Ready to book your tickets? Let’s head to the Event Cinemas website. (Early bird tickets are available from 27 Sept-10 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 the Art Gallery of NSW in 35mm throughout October. Tickets are only issued on the day, one hour before each film screening. Latecomers are not admitted. For more information and screening schedule, visit the Art Gallery of NSW website.

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