Friday 31 January, 6:20 pm
Saturday 1 February, 1:15pm
Sunday 16 February, 2:30pm
Two students bond and eventually fall in love over shared meals in this offbeat romantic drama from writer-director Ichii Masahide.
Saturday 1 February, 3:30pm
Set during World War II and inspired by true events, a heart-warming story of courage, friendship and the power of music.
Saturday 1 February, 6:00pm
Saturday 1 February, 8:30pm
A group of women seek revenge against a philandering man in this dark comedy from married couple Ichikawa Kon and Natsuto Wada.
Sunday 2 February, 1:20pm
Based on the collected short stories of Kotaro Isaka, Little Nights, Little Love follows the lives of a young man and woman over a 10-year period.
Sunday 2 February, 3:40pm
Sunday 9 February 1:30pm
A Q&A follows the screening of this coming of age film about a young woman who escapes reality through immersing herself in manga comics.
Sunday 2 February, 6:20pm
Director Shinohara Tetsuo and star Yamazaki Masayoshi team up for the first time in 22 years for this adaptation of a mystery novel by Yokoyama Hideo.
Tuesday 4 February, 6:20pm
Saturday 15 February, 2:40pm
A live adaptation of a comedic Japanese manga series which follows the romantic trials and tribulations of a high school freshman.
Tuesday 4 February, 8:30pm
A working-class family try to get by despite each of their personal demons.
Wednesday 5 February, 6:20pm
A scathing satire based on Homura Kawamoto’s hit manga of the same name.
Wednesday 5 February, 8:40pm
From director Yokohama Satoko, a comedy about an actor at a personal crossroads.
Thursday 6 February, 8:40pm
A lonely young boy finds his fortunes rapidly changing after a school prayer session.
Friday 7 February, 8:40pm
A isolated man who works as a charcoal burner in rural Japan finds his priorities changing after meeting up with an old friend.
Saturday 8 February, 3:40pm
A heart-warming tale from first-time director Kyohei Fujimura, starring pro wrestling champion Hiroshi Tanahashi in his acting debut.
Saturday 8 February, 6:00pm
A benevolent lie to protect a mother from her son’s recent death wreaks havoc on a grieving family.
Sunday 9 February, 4:10pm
An exasperated single mother with a rebellious teenage daughter decides to show her love through painstakingly beautiful bento boxes with concealed messages for her daughter to unveil at school.
Sunday 9 February, 6:20pm
An estranged couple face an agonising decision in this thought-provoking drama based on Shingo Higashino’s best-selling novel.
Saturday 15 February, 4:45pm
A Q&A follows the screening of a documentary about her elderly parents.
Sunday 16 February, 4:45pm
A coming-of-age love story about a young firefighter and a university student.