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Japanese Film Festival 2022



Wellington 21-23 October Roxy Cinema

New Plymouth 5, 6 November Govett-Brewster Art Gallery

Dunedin 10, 11 December Dunedin Public Art Gallery

The Japanese Film Festival is also held at Christchurch (25, 27 Oct, 7, 8 Nov) and Auckland (24-27 Nov).



Traveling Exhibition: Yokai Parade - Supernatural Monsters from Japan

Venue: Te Auaha, 65 Dixon Street, Wellington

Date: 25th August – 5th September, 2022

Admission: FREE


Japan Festival Wellington

The report of the festival(3MB)

Festival brochure(2.2MB)

The official website for this festival



Japanese Film Festival Online (9pm 14 - 9pm 28 February 2021)

Brochure including each film's details.



Japanese Film Festival 2021

16-17 October Wellington Roxy Cinema
30-31 October New Plymouth Govett-Brewster Art Gallery
20-21 November Dunedin Dunedin Public Art Gallery

Christchurch (8-11 Nov) and Auckland (3-6 Mar 2022).



Travelling Exhibition - NINGYŌ: Art and Beauty of Japanese dolls 2021

College of Creative Arts, Massey University
Level C, Block 12 Te Ara Hihiko
Entry C Wallace Street, Mount Cook, Wellington

14 June - 5 July 2021
10am - 4pm, Monday - Friday [weekdays only]

More details



Online Japanese Film Festival "JFF Plus" (6 - 13 December 2020)



Japanese Film Festival 2020

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Japan Festival of Wellington

The Japan Festival Wellington has been postponed until March 6, 2021.

Originally scheduled for November this year, the organising Wellington Japan Festival Trust decided that the uncertainties surrounding the Covid-19 situation over the coming months meant that it was best to hold the event later. Details



Japanese Film Festival 2019

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Travelling Exhibition - The Spirit of Budō: The History of Japan's Martial Arts (July 2019)

The Atrium, Faculty of Architecture and Design, Victoria University of Wellington, 139 Vivian Street

Tuesday 2 July - Friday 26 July
9am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday [weekdays only]

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Cycle Around Japan Seminar (11, 12 June 2019)

The Embassy of Japan in New Zealand had the pleasure of hosting the esteemed cyclist, Mr Michael Rice.

Mr Rice shared the unique opportunities he had been granted by touring Japan by bicycle, and Japanese culture through his eyes as a cyclist.

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Further past events

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