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...

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

24 – 31 August 2017

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

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

Phone 08 8952 2392

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

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Event Cinemas Pacific Fair

Sunday 24th September 2017

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

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

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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

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Event details coming soon