Roll out the red carpet for SHINJI ONO! – 17th Japanese Film Festival

JFF Cultural Ambassador Shinji Ono will be present as at the Opening Night for the 17th Japanese Film Festival this Thursday 14th November, possibly one of his last off-field appearances for 2013.

He will be attending both the VIP Opening Night Gala prior to the film screening of The Great Passage at Event Cinemas, George Street.

For film and sporting fans alike, this is an extremely rare opportunity to see Ono, a prolific international athlete that is the perfect representative of cross-cultural connections between Japan and Australia.

Joining him on red carpet are the Acting-Consul General, Mr Kobayashi and Associate Producer Ken Isaacs (Blindly in Love screening 16 November)

TheĀ 17th Japanese Film Festival begins this Thursday for 11 days, until 24 November at Event Cinemas, George Street.

For program details and bookings, please go to

Opening night film tickets are still available, but selling fast!

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