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Japanese Film Festival classics program

Grief and Vengeance: Otherworldly Tales

From age-old ghost stories to chilling tales from the spirit realm, the Japanese Film Festival (JFF) presents a free classics program featuring spine-tingling horror.

Titled Grief and Vengeance: Otherworldly Tales, the program features landmark films from Japanese horror pioneer Nobuo Nakagawa, alongside contemporaries Masaki Kobayashi and Satsuo Yamamoto.

The classics program arrives in Canberra at the National Film and Sound Archive (21 – 22 September), Sydney at the Art Gallery of NSW (2 – 23 October) and Melbourne at the Astor Theatre (25 – 26 November).

2019 Japanese Film Festival Classics films include:

  • The Bride from Hades
  • Jigoku (Hell)
  • Kwaidan
  • The Living Koheiji
  • The Adventures of Tobisuke
  • Black Cat Mansion
  • The Ghost Story of Yotsuya

Tickets available outside the Domain Theatre from 1 hour before each screening. A small allocation of early-bird tickets can be booked from QTIX (pre-bookings available from 23 September, 10am).

Under 15s must be accompanied by an adult.



Every day, 9am to 6pm

Wednesday 2 October to Wednesday 23 October 2019

Except Friday 4 October, Labour Day, Tuesday 8 October, Thursday 10 October, Friday 11 October, Sunday 13 October, Monday 14 October, Tuesday 15 October, Thursday 17 October, Friday 18 October and Monday 21 October


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