Experience the rich tapestry of Japanese storytelling at the 27th Japanese Film Festival (JFF) in Australia, the premier destination for fans of Japanese cinema. From gripping historical dramas to innovative modern tales, there's a cinematic gem awaiting every film enthusiast in this year's collection.

This year, the festival theme revolves around the enduring link between the past and the present. Whether it's a young fishmonger suddenly catapulted into nobility or the journey of scientists unravelling shamanic mysteries, JFF 2023 underscores the significance of history in shaping our current narratives.

Proudly presented by The Japan Foundation, Sydney, the festival will be gracing screens in five major cities throughout Australia, commencing in Canberra from the 30th September to 15th October.

Delve deeper into the cinematic experience at selected JFF 2023 screenings, with enlightening post-screening talks led by esteemed academics and special performances to help truly immerse audiences in the Japanese artform. Don't miss out on the FREE special series screening at the NFSA -- full program details available on the website: japanesefilmfestival.net/films-schedule