JAPANESE FILM FESTIVAL 2019


Back with the latest and finest Japanese films for Malaysians to savour



The annual Japanese Film Festival (JFF) turns “16” this year and is set to light up selected Golden Screen Cinemas nationwide, boasting a broad collection of current and acclaimed titles across a variety of genres ranging from family to music and comedy. The selection of 13 movies will capture hearts and minds of audiences from all ages and giving the opportunity for everyone to enjoy the latest and finest Japanese movies on the big screen.

The month-long celebration will be kicking off with the South East Asian premiere of “Little Nights, Little Love” directed by IMAIZUMI Rikiya on our KL Opening night on 3 September 2019. (official Japan release date 20 September 2019)

A special feature on music movies will also be one of the highlights this year with “Farewell Song,” “Little Love Song” and “La La La at Rock Bottom”.

JFF 2019 is also a part of The Japan Foundation, Kuala Lumpur’s 30th Anniversary celebration here in Malaysia this year since its establishment back in 1989.

All films are presented in Japanese with English subtitles. A complete listing of film synopses, showtimes, and general information is available at https://www.jfkl.org.my/events/jff-2019  and https://www.gsc.com.my


Mr. SHIMADA Seiya, Director Of the Japan Foundation, Kuala Lumpur. 



SCREENINGS open to the public with ticket purchase
Klang Valley5 – 11 SeptemberGSC Mid Valley GSC 1 Utama GSC Pavilion KL GSC NU SentralPenang12 – 15 September GSC Gurney PlazaJohor Bahru19 –22 SeptemberGSC Paradigm Mall JBKuching & Kota Kinabalu3 – 6 OctoberGSC CityONE Megamall, KuchingGSC Suria Sabah,Kota Kinabalu


OPENING CEREMONIES by invitations only

Klang Valley3 September, 7:00 PM GSC Pavilion KL Kuching2 October, time 7:00 PM GSC CityONE Megamall

Tickets for JFF 2019 will be sold at RM 9.00.
Tickets for all the screenings can be purchased from 29 August 2019 onwards via GSC Box Office, GSC Ticketing Kiosk, GSC e-payment at https://www.gsc.com.my or GSC Mobile Apps.