JFKL September 2014

Japanese Film Festival
11th edition plays host to 13 feature fi lms

Tug of War Copy right: 2012 "Tug of War!" Film Partners

Tug of War
Copy right: 2012 “Tug of War!” Film Partners

The Japan Foundation Kuala Lumpur has pulled the curtains on the full programme for the 11th edition of the Japanese Film Festival to be held at selected Golden Screen Cinemas venues across the country. Residents of the Klang Valley will be the fi rst in line to catch the best of Japanese movies when the event opens at GSC Mid Valley, GSC Pavilion KL and GSC One Utama on 11 September. JFF 2014 will also be extended to George Town, Kuching and Kota Kinabalu. Movie-goers can expect a variety of titles to whet every appetite, from light-hearted mainstream fare to movies that have made the rounds in fi lm festivals the likes of Cannes, Berlin, Venice, Toronto and New York. Heart-warming dramas and ribtickling comedies dominate the 13-strong list, which includes fi ve new releases making their Malaysian premiere. Visitors to JFF 2014 will also fi nd defi nite crowd-pleasers in Hirokazu Koreeda’s Cannes Jury Prize winning “Like Father, Like Son” and Hayao Miyazaki’s swansong biopic “The Wind Rises”.

Dates: 11 – 16 September
Venues: GSC Pavilion KL, GSC Mid Valley, GSC One Utama

Dates: 18 – 21 September
Venues: GSC Gurney Plaza

Dates: 25 – 28 September
Venues: GSC CityOne Megamall

Dates: 2 – 5 October
Venues: GSC Suria Sabah Mall

* Tickets can be purchased 2 days in advance through GSC box offi ce, GSC e-Payment at gsc.com.my or GSC Mobile App (iPhone and Android) * All fi lms are presented in Japanese with English subtitles.

You can contact the Japan Foundation Kuala Lumpur for more information.
Phone : 03-2284 6228
E-mail : jpcc@jfkl.org.my
Website : http://www.jfkl.org.my

The Japan Foundation, Kuala Lumpur
18th Floor, Northpoint, Block B, Mid-Valley City, No.1, Medan Syed Putra, 59200 KL
Monday to Friday 8:30am-4:30pm