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Just a quick update: as noted on their Facebook page, the Japanese Film Festival has now released their full extended program for Sydney and Melbourne — that’s twenty extra films from all sorts of genres.
And they’ve programmed some free screenings of five black-and-white classics in all cities, from Misumi’s original Zatoichi film (full English title The Life and Times of Ichi the Masseur to Kawashima’s Elegant Beast (which has a wonderful still on the JFF website).
See the … (read more)
The Japan Foundation’s Japanese Cinema Week is on again in Sydney! This is a free event, people, and tickets go fast so don’t even bother to read on. Just get your butts over to the website, mark up your must-see films and then email [email protected] for your tix! STAT!
For those of you still here, or in some way unsure of whether you actually want to take advantage of this awesome event, you really, really do, and here’s 10 reasons … (read more)
Lucky, lucky Sydneysiders! From the 16th to the 20th of April, you can be front and centre for the fabulous Japan Foundation’s Japanese Cinema Week, and as a long-time Japanese cinema fan who happens to live in Brisbane, I am so green with jealousy.
Three of the films are already booked out (Big Man Japan, Ozu’s Floating Weeds and Ghibli’s Ocean Waves) but there are plenty of brilliant films left, including Ghibli’s Porco Rosso and Only … (read more)