The Japanese Film Festival Unveils Free Online Program Featuring Cutting-edge Japanese Cinema

From a futuristic existential animation about androids to a culturally wealthy documentary delving into the artwork of ramen-making, the Japanese Movie Pageant: On-line returns from 14-27 February 2022 with a free streamed Pageant that includes the most effective in Japanese cinema.

The 2022 Pageant introduced by The Japan Basis, Sydney will display 17 movies nation-wide free of charge, together with characteristic movies and documentaries. JFF On-line 2022 marks the second time The Japan Basis, Sydney will display the pageant throughout Australia to get pleasure from on-line. 

Japanese Movie Pageant Director, Yurika Sugie stated:
“JFF On-line invitations Australian audiences to have fun the richness of Japanese cinema from the consolation of their very own properties, with an eclectic digital program traversing the most well liked new worldwide movie pageant award-winners, previous JFF favourites and cult hits.” 

Japanese Movie Pageant Programmer, Susan Bui stated:
“Get pleasure from cutting-edge titles from Japan’s most interesting auteurs in tandem with Japanophiles from 25 international locations world-wide as a part of this thrilling world initiative.”  


Aristocrats | 2020 | Director: Yukiko Sode
A humanistic drama that questions the state of latest life by the views of two feminine protagonists of various backgrounds. Winner of 2021 Luxembourg Metropolis Movie Pageant Grand Prix Prize.

AWAKE | 2020 | Director: Atsuhiro Yamada
An exhilarating coming-of-age drama depicting the fateful battle between knowledgeable shogi participant and a shogi software program developer.

Bread of Happiness | 2012 | Director: Yukiko Mishima
Coronary heart-warming dramedy a few cafe in the midst of the good outdoor serving scrumptious bread and low to folks with ache of their hearts.

Pleased Flight | 2008 | Director: Shinobu Yaguchi
An ensemble aviation comedy delving into the response of on-the-ground employees, cabin attendants and pilots throughout an emergency flight from Tokyo to Honolulu.

Her Love Boils Bathwater (JFF 2017) | 2016 | Director: Ryо̄ta Nakano
That includes Japanese Academy Award profitable performances from Rie Miyazawa and Hana Sugisaki (Pieta within the Bathroom, JFF 2015), the movie delves into the highly effective bond between a strong-willed and deeply-loving mom and her household.

It’s A Summer time Movie (JFF 2021) | 2020 | Director: Sо̄shi Masumoto
An progressive coming-of-age masterpiece a few excessive schooler who’s obsessive about outdated samurai movies and units out to craft her personal movie venture.

Ito | 2021 | Director: Satoko Yokohama
A touching drama a few shy nation lady who chooses a part-time job at a “maid café”. Winner of the 2021 Osaka Asian Movie Pageant Grand Prix and Viewers Award.

Masked Ward (JFF 2021) | 2020 | Director: Hisashi Kimura
A tense thriller set within the eerie confines of a hospital, the place a chilling psychological battle unfolds and finally leads into a sequence of peculiar twists.

Mio’s Cookbook (JFF 2021)| 2020 | Director: Haruki Kadokawa
An invigorating interval drama exploring friendship and the artwork of cooking a few younger chef who goals of being reunited together with her finest buddy.

Oz Land | 2018 | Director: Takafumi Hatano
An adventure-drama exploring the journey of a brand new worker assigned to an amusement park, and the fun-filled chronicles of her rising pains.

ReLIFE (JFF 2017) | 2017 | Director: Takeshi Furusawa
A peculiar love story a few 27-year-old who’s granted the chance to re-live his highschool years and discover new destinies.

The Chef of South Polar | 2009 | Shuichi Okita

The Chef of South Polar (JFF 2009) | 2009 | Director: Shuichi Okita
A basic Japanese comedy movie that follows the bittersweet and charming every day lives of a bunch of males residing within the Antarctic, the place their solely pleasure is to eat.

The Floating Fort (JFF 2012) | 2012 | Director: Shinji Higuchi and Isshin Inudо̄
Riveting historic spectacle in regards to the samurai who stands up for his or her dignity throughout Japan’s civil conflict interval.

Time of EVE the Film (JFF 2010) | 2010 | Director: Yasuhiro Yoshiura
A shifting exploration of the character of feelings seen by the lens of interactions between people and androids.

Till the Break of Daybreak | 2012 | Director: Yūichirо̄ Hirakawa
Religious drama starring award-winning Japanese actor Tо̄ri Matsuzaka (The Blood of Wolves) in a story in regards to the internal conflicts of those that search contact with the useless.


Sumodo ~ The Successors of Samurai ~ (JFF 2021) | 2020 | Director: Eiji Sakata
A watch-opening and uncommon behind-the-scenes exploration of the lives of well-known sumo wrestlers.

The God of Ramen (JFF 2013) | 2013 | Director: Takashi Innami
A mouth-watering examination of the lifetime of Kazuo Yamagishi, founding father of a legendary ramen store in Tokyo, who had an immense affect on the Japanese ramen trade.

Full program and streaming particulars obtainable at: 



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