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Japanese Film Festival in Australia – Programme 2020

We present the list of films that will be screened at the Japanese Film Festival (JFF Plus). The festival will take place online and for free for audience across Australia and New Zealand from December 4th – 13th (2020).

About the festival:
The Japanese Film Festival (JFF) in Australia is an annual film festival that has been presented by The Japan Foundation, Sydney since 1997. In 2019, JFF was held in 58 cities across 12 countries, reaching an audience of over 170,000 people.

2020 marks the 24th year of JFF Australia, which spans three programs: Classics, offering rare 35 and 16mm film screenings for free, Satellite, which tours a hand-picked selection of films across Australia, and JFF Plus: Online Festival, a brand-new online program for 2020 streaming free films in 20 countries, including Australia and New Zealand.

Programme 2020:

Feature Films:

Tremble All You Want by Ohku Akiko

0.5mm by Ando Momoko – Japan | 2014 – 196 minutes
A Story of Yonosuke by Okita Shuichi – Japan | 2013 – 160 minutes
Café Funiculi Funicula by Tsukahara Ayuko – Japan | 2018 – 116 minutes
Dance with Me by Yaguchi Shinobu – Japan | 2019 – 103 minutes
Ecotherapy Gateway Holiday by Okita Shuichi – Japan | 2014 – 88 minutes
Key of Life by Uchida Kenji – Japan | 2012 – 128 minutes
Lady Maiko by Suo Masayuki – Japan | 2014 – 135 minutes
Little Nights, Little Love by Imaizumi Rikiya – Japan | 2019 – 119 minutes
One Night by Shiraishi Kazuya – Japan | 2019 – 123 minutes
Our 30-Minute Sessions by Hagiwara Kentaro – Japan | 2020 -116 minutes
Peace by Soda Kazuhiro – Japan | 2010 – 75 minutes
Project Dreams – How to Build Mazinger Z’s Hangar by Hanabusa Tsutomu – Japan | 2020 – 115 minutes
Railways by Nishikori Yoshinari – Japan | 2010 – 130 minutes
Stolen Identity by Nakata Hideo – Japan | 2018 – 114 minutes
Sumikkogurashi: Good to be in the Corner by Mankyu – Japan | 2019 – 65 minutes
The Flavour of GreenTea Over Rice by Ozu Yasujiro – Japan | 1952 – 114 minutes
The Great Passage by Ishii Yuya – Japan | 2013 – 133 minutes
Tokyo Marble Chocolate by Shiotani Naoyoshi – Japan | 2007 – 60 minutes
Tora-san in Goto by Oura Masaru – Japan | 2016 – 116 minutes
Tremble All You Want by Ohku Akiko– Japan | 2017 – 113 minutes
Tsukiji Wonderland by Naotaro Endo – Japan | 2016 – 110 minutes

Short Films:

The Girl from the Other Side by Kubo Yutaro

Drawer Hobs by Kise Kazuchika – Japan | 2011 – 24 minutes
Gon, The Little Fox by Yashiro Takeshi – Japan | 2019 – 27 minutes
Kick-Heart by Yuasa Masaaki – Japan | 2013 – 13 minutes
Li’l Spider Girl by Kaiya Toshihisa – Japan | 2012 – 24 minutes
Moon of a Sleepless Night by Yashiro Takeshi – Japan | 2015 – 27 minutes
Norman the Snowman – On a Night of shooting stars by Yashiro Takeshi – Japan | 2016 – 25 minutes
Norman the Snowman – The northern light by Yashiro Takeshi – Japan | 2013 – 25 minutes
Pigtails by Itazu Yoshimi – Japan | 2015 – 28 minutes
The Girl from the Other Side by Kubo Yutaro – Japan | 2019 – 9 minutes

For more information about the festival and the programme please visit the official website here: https://watch.jff.jpf.go.jp/

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