Japan Film Festival "Encore" Edition Tix on Sale Soon

Why wait until October to get your fill of Japanese cinema? From the 9th to the 13th of July 2014, the fine folks at Japan Foundation Sydney will be presenting the JFF ENCORE - JAPAN ACADEMY AWARDS EDITION which allows audiences to revisit some of the most critically acclaimed Japanese films in recent memory.

Tickets can be booked ahead of time or at the venue for $18 for adults, $15 for concession and $13 for JPF members.

Films in the inaugural JFF ENCORE - JAPAN ACADEMY AWARDS EDITION include:

Tickets will be available to purchase from japanesefilmfestival.net and at Event Cinemas, George Street, Sydney from June the 11th.

JFF Encore is a new addition to the Japanese Film Festival event calendar, featuring contemporary classics from past JFF screenings. It debuts this July in Sydney with the Japan Academy Awards Edition, a prelude to the 18th JFF which will be held nationally from October to December this year.
The Japanese Film Festival (JFF) started in 1997 with three free film screenings by Festival Director Masafumi Konomi. Last year, the Festival celebrated its 17th year with an audience of approximately 25,000 nation-wide, quickly taking its place as one of the largest Japanese Film Festivals outside of Japan. The Festival has enjoyed great success, with the opportunity to showcase a vast variety of cinematic delights from classics to newly released films currently screening in Japan. The 18th Japanese Film Festival is scheduled to run between October and December 2014 on a national scale.

The Japan Foundation, Sydney is the Australian arm of the Japan Foundation, which was established by the Japanese government to promote cultural and intellectual exchange between Japan and other nations. The Japan Foundation, Sydney runs a diverse range of programs and events, including exhibitions, talk events, grant programs and Japanese language courses for all levels from beginner to advanced. The Japan Foundation was established in 1972 with a global network of 22 offices in 21 countries. The Australian office was founded in 1977.


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