Sunday, October 24, 2010

Japanese Film Festival Preview - Samson

One of the first contributors we looked to for this blog was the passionate Samson Kwok of Heroic Cinema. A master on all things Asian cinema, Samson jumped at the opportunity to be involved with this blog of creative expression. He has put together a preview of the festival which you can read below. 

Don't forget if you want to contribute to this entertaining blog then get in touch with Assistant Coordinator Kieran Tully at now. Bring on the festival!

"The fabulous Japanese Film Festival, now into its 14th year, is almost here! This year, fans will get to choose from an incredibly strong line-up of Japanese films, many of which have never been shown in Australia previously.

Whether you are in the mood for something inspirational (Feel the Wind), delicious (Flavor of Happiness), bittersweet (Solanin) or suspenseful (Zero Focus), it is guaranteed that you will not be disappointed. Plus there are award-winning dramas (Villon's Wife, Dear Doctor), film festival favourites (Confessions, About Her Brother), historical epics (Castle Under Fiery Skies, Sword of Desperation), and heaps more...

Are you excited? If the answer is 'yes', please mark the following dates in your calendars and run for your tickets when they go on sale:
Perth: 18 - 29 October
Brisbane: 27 - 29 October
Canberra: 10 - 21 November
Sydney: 22 - 28 November
Melbourne: 2 - 7 December
Hobart: 12 - 16 December

Also check out the recently launched 14th Japanese Film Festival website for the complete line-up and ticketing information." Samson Kwok, Heroic Cinema.

Don't forget to check out Heroic Cinema for some special early reviews of films featured in the festival. Be on the look out for more interesting pieces by Samson and other JFF lovers right here on the blog over the course of the build up to the festival.

See you next time on the blog!

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