To JFF 2018
Kenji Yamauchi, 2016
As a dinner party winds down, a few people gather on the terrace at the back of a lavish suburban home. At first, the conversation is polite - there’s only two or three two couples, but most are only casual acquaintances or colleagues. However, aft
Masakazu Fukatsu, 2017
A father (Toshimi Watanabe) decides to start making a bento box (lunch box) for his daughter Midori (Rena Takeda) before she heads off to high school every day. At first, the experiment doesn’t go so well - the food isn’t great, and one day the f
Tatsuyuki Nagai, 2015
When young Jun Naruse spots her father with another woman, she innocently tells her mother what she has seen - a revelation that leads to the parents’ divorce. Jun is horrified at what has happened, and is visited by a mysterious talking egg who ap
Yosuke Takeuchi, 2016
Mitsuo has just been released after a stint in a mental hospital, and is welcomed back into the home of his brother, sister-in-law and two young nieces. It is a happy reunion, and Mitsuo is determined to get his life back on track. One day, he takes
Kentaro Hagiwara, 2017
Based on a manga by Sui Ishida, Tokyo Ghoul unfolds in an alternative modern-day Japan where superhuman beings known as Ghouls live among us. These vampire-like creatures look like humans but are actually monsters that feed solely on human flesh.
To JFF 2018
The 2018 Festival will again feature a diverse and packed programme of films, which includes work of the most acclaimed filmmakers from contemporary Japanese cinema, and covers a variety of themes, genres and topics.
This year we will host screenings at venues in Cork, Galway, Limerick, Tipperary, Dublin, Sligo, Waterford and Dundalk,
We hope that you will be able to join us.
Enjoy & Arigato!