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Japanese Film Festival 2020

Japanese Film Festival 2020

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  • Fri 27 Nov ’20, 6:00pm – 8:00pm
  • Sat 28 Nov ’20, 1:00pm – 3:00pm
  • Sat 28 Nov ’20, 3:30pm – 5:40pm
  • Sat 28 Nov ’20, 6:00pm – 8:05pm
  • Sun 29 Nov ’20, 1:00pm – 2:45pm
  • Sun 29 Nov ’20, 3:30pm – 5:10pm


Academy Cinemas, 44 Lorne St, Auckland CBD


All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Free Admission

We are pleased to announce that the ever-popular Japan Film Festival returns in New Zealand to serve up premiere screenings of a wide range of films!

This festival will run in Wellington (23-25 Oct), Christchurch (1-4 Nov), New Plymouth (21-22 Nov), Auckland (27-29 Nov), Dunedin (12-13 Dec) presented by the Embassy of Japan in New Zealand, the Consulate-General of Japan in Auckland, the Consular Office of Japan in Christchurch and the Japan Foundation.

Breathe in, observe, delight, experience and enjoy the rich yet subtle tapestry of Japanese life and culture. All films are free admission and in Japanese with English Subtitles, so bring along your friends and family!

Please visit the website of Consulate-General of Japan, for more details.

Auckland - Academy Cinemas (Online booking required at / Booking fee NZ$1.50 applies / Booking open from Thu 29 October)
27 November 6:00pm: A Banana? At This Time of Night? (2018, Drama / Comedy, 120min)
28 November 1:00pm: Almost a Miracle (2019, Drama / Romance, 120min)
28 November 3:30pm: A Beautiful Star (2017, Drama / Sci-fi, 127min)
28 November 6:00pm: Iwane : Sword of Serenity (2019, Drama / Samurai, 121min)
29 November 1:00pm: Stopmotion Animation Films by Takeshi Yashiro (2013-2020, Children / Family, 105min)
29 November 3:30pm: Not Quite Dead Yet (2020, Drama / Comedy, 93min)

Copyright credit for images
© "A Beautiful Star" Film Partners
© 2018 “A Banana? At This Time of Night?” Film Partners
© Yuki Ando/SHUEISHA (c)2019 “Almost a Miracle” Film Partners
© 2019 "Iwane: Sword of Serenity" Film Partners
© 2020 Shochiku Co., Ltd. Fuji Television Network, inc.
©TAIYO KIKAKU Co., Ltd./EXPLORERS JAPAN Ltd. All Rights Reserved.

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