Sun 3 - Wed 6 April 2016
This year's Festival is a continuation of the highly successful collaboration between the Embassy of Japan and access>CINEMA, with support from the Ireland Japan Association and the Japan Foundation.

Screenings will take place at both The Gate Cinema and Triskel Christchurch, see separate brochure or visit www.jff.ie for full details.


TICKET PRICES

(prices include Triskel Cinema Membership, see below for details)
Ticket prices before 6pm: Full €6.50, Concession €5.00
Ticket prices after 6pm: Full €9.30, Concession €7.00

SEASON TICKET

There is a special season ticket – which includes all four films screening at Triskel – for the price of €28 full price / €24 concession. This is available from Triskel Box Office in person only

TRISKEL CHRISTCHURCH BOX OFFICE

Address: Triskel Arts Centre, Tobin St., Cork City
Phone: (021) 4272022 Web: Book online

CINEMA MEMBERSHIP

To purchase tickets for the Japanese Film Festival a Triskel Cinema Membership is required. Membership cost is included in each ticket price.

INITIATION LOVE NC

110 mins – Japan 2015 – Subtitles – Dir: Yukihiko Tsutsumi
Starring: Shota Matsuda, Atsuko Maeda and Fumino Kimuro


A love-story told in two halves, Yukihiko Tsutsumi’s playful adaptation of Kurumi Inui’s best-selling novel immerses the viewer in the culture of 1980s Japan, as it follows the romance between nerdy Suzuki and the beautiful Mayu. Book Tickets
Sun 3 April - 6.15pm

THE CASE OF HANA & ALICE NC

110 mins – Japan 2015 – Subtitles – Dir: Shunji Iwai
Voices: Yû Aoi, Anne Suzuki and Shôko Aida


Indie director Shuji Iwai (All About Lily Chou-Chou) makes his first attempt at animation with this quirky teenage murder mystery. High school students Alice and Hana, team up to investigate the case of the unsolved ‘Judas murder” and in doing so form a lasting friendship. Book Tickets
Mon 4 April - 6.15pm

CHIGASAKI STORY NC

88 mins – Japan 2014 – Subtitles – Dir: Takuya Misawa
Starring: Haya Nakazaki, Ena Koshino and Kiki Sugino


Shot at the inn where Yasujiro Ozu wrote many of his screenplays, this charming, understated and often very funny first feature observes the relationships, both old and new, amongst a group of students and teachers who come together during a weekend for a wedding. Book Tickets
Tues 5 April - 6.15pm

ASSASSINATION CLASSROOM NC

110 mins – Japan 2015 – Subtitles – Dir: Eichiro Hasumi
Starring: Ryosuke Yamada, Masaki Suda and Maika Yamamoto


Based on the manga and TV series, this live action feature pitches a group of students against the teacher they must kill – a giant yellow octopus-like alien who will destroy the earth if they don’t take him out by graduation. Assassination Classroom is a must-see! Book Tickets
Wed 6 April - 6.16pm