REGIONAL PROGRAM
JFF Mini

JFF Regional, also known as “JFF Mini”, is a free regional touring component of the Japanese Film Festival.
To learn more about the films on offer, scroll down and click on the film titles.
To view the film program, schedule and booking details relevant to your city, click on the city buttons below.*

* Please note that the film program varies for each city.

More cities will be announced soon.

  •   Mitsuha and Taki are two total strangers living completely different lives. But when Mitsuha makes a wish to leave her mountain town for the bustling city of Tokyo, they become connected in a bizarre way. She dreams she is a boy living in Tokyo while Taki dreams he is...
  •   Tsukiji, renowned as the world’s largest fish market, plays an unrivalled role in Japanese cuisine. Lauded as one of the great food wonders of the world, Tsukiji sees business from world-class chefs, such as Jiro Ono and Noma’s René Redzepi, who make a personal journey to the market. But...
  •   Detective Takakura quits the police force after a traumatic incident at work. To start fresh, he relocates to a quiet suburb with wife Yasuko and starts teaching at a university. Life at work is pleasant, unlike his former high-pressure job. With time in his hands, Takakura starts helping a...
  •   Metal-head Eikichi leaves his struggling music career to return to his family in a small island village off the coast of Shikoku. Sporting a mohawk, he comes home for the first time in seven years to introduce his clueless Tokyoite girlfriend to his family. In the process, Eikichi also...
  •     Shuzo has been married for decades but still forgets his wife Tomiko’s birthday. As an after-thought, he offers to buy her a gift as long as it’s inexpensive. Coincidentally, Tomiko has had her eye on one thing and it costs nothing more than a cup of coffee or...

Venue:
Desert Festival Hub – Monte’s Lounge
Crn Todd Street and Stott Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 (Website)

Dates:
24 – 31 August 2017

Schedule:
A Letter To Momo, Thursday 24 August, 6pm
Wood Job!, Saturday 26 August, 6pm
BAKUMAN。, Thursday 31 August, 7pm

Ticketing:
Free admission!
Limited seats: arrive early to avoid disappointment.

Enquiries:
Phone 08 8952 2392

The inaugural JFF Mini in Alice Springs is presented as part of the Desert Festival 2017.

Click here for the Program & Film Schedule

Venue:
Bunbury Regional Entertainment Centre
2 Blair St, Bunbury

The Rose Hotel
27 Wellington St, Bunbury

Dates:
27th-29th October 2017

Schedule:
Your Name [君の名は。]
Friday 27 October, 9:30am
Bunbury Regional Entertainment Centre

The Mohican Comes Home [モヒカン故郷に帰る]
Saturday 28 October, 6pm reception; 7pm film
The Rose Hotel

Tsukiji Wonderland [築地ワンダーランド]
Sunday 29 October, 6pm
The Rose Hotel

Ticketing:
Free
admission! Limited seats.
RSVP Essential: email cmcdowall@bunbury.wa.gov.au or phone (08) 9792 7075

Event details coming soon

Venue:
Event Cinemas Pacific Fair

Dates:
Sunday 24th September 2017

Schedule:
Tsukiji Wonderland, 1pm
What a Wonderful Family, 3.10pm
Your Name, 5.20pm

Ticketing:
Free
admission! Limited seats.
Collect tickets to any session from the JFF Registration Desk on 24th September, 1 hour before the screening time of that film. For example, tickets to ‘Your Name’ will be available from 4:20pm.

For inquiries, email gcevent.japan@gmail.com

Click here for the Program & Film Schedule

Venue: State Cinema, 375 Elizabeth St, North Hobart TAS 7000 (Website)

Dates: 3 & 8-10 August 2017

Time: All screenings start at 6:00pm

Bookings: Limited seats! Book your $5 tickets at the box office or online: visit the State Cinema website and click on the date to book tickets.

Enquiries: Phone 03 6234 6318

Click here for the Program & Film Schedule

Venue:
Event Tower Cinemas, 183/185 King Street, Newcastle, NSW 2300 (Website)

Dates:
6 – 8 October 2017

Schedule:
Creepy, Friday 6 October, 7pm
The Mohican Comes Home, Saturday 7 October, 6:30pm
Tsukiji Wonderland, Sunday 8 October, 2pm
BAKUMAN., Sunday 8 October, 5pm

Bookings:
Free admission! Tickets are available for reservation an hour before each session.

Presented in partnership with the University of Newcastle’s Japanese-English Club and Event Cinemas.

Venue:
Reading Cinemas, Townsville

Dates:
Sunday 12th November 2017

Schedule:

Tsukiji Wonderland
11.15am

The Mohican Comes Home
1.30pm

Your Name
3:50pm

Ticketing:
Free
admission; tickets required.

Reserve your seat at the JFF Info Desk 1 hour prior to the screening. Eg. Tickets for Your Name will be available from 2.50pm

Poster available for download here