Meet a new generation of Japanese cinema: Actor Profiles
Meet some of the actors leading a new generation of Japanese cinema at the 21st Japanese Film Festival. Join us for special guest Q&A sessions in Sydney (16-26 Nov 2017) and Melbourne (23 Nov-3 Dec 2017). Get to know Mugi Kadowaki, Kiki Sugino, Munetaka Aoki and Sairi Ito. Above image: Kiki Sugino in Snow Woman © [...]
Comic Review: A Bride for Rip Van Winkle
Another comic-style review to help you decide on what to watch. Catch A Bride for Rip Van Winkle in Melbourne at Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) Friday 2 December, 7:00pm Comic review by Jin Hien Lau.
JFF 2016 does the Bechdel Test
The Bechdel test (/ˈbɛkdəl/ bek-dəl) asks whether a work of fiction features at least two women who talk to each other about something other than a man. The requirement that the two women must be named is sometimes added. While re-watching HK2: The Abnormal Crisis at the cinemas during JFF in Brisbane, I realised [...]
What not to miss: Sydney
It's always a challenge trying to trim down your movie list at any film festival. We've compiled all the special events and one-night only films in every city to make sure you don't miss out on films you want to see! Sydney tickets are on sale from 28 September. Special Events Special Guest Event: The Long Excuse Special [...]