Japanese Film Screening


Free Monthly Japanese Film Screening

Japanese films shown at Massey University are usually screened on the first Wednesday of the month from 6:30pm. Films shown at the University of Auckland are usually screened on the last Thursday of the month from 7:00pm. The main feature is preceded by a 15 minute documentary on life and culture in Japan which starts at 6:15pm (Massey), 6:45pm (Auckland).   


  • All films have English subtitles.
  • Admission is free and booking is not necessary.
  • The dates and titles may change due to unforeseen circumstances.
  • This event will be held only under NZ Covid-19 Alert Level 1 or Lower.

<October Film Screening>
Due to the Covid-19 Alert Level 3 in Auckland we must unfortunately cancel October film screening 'The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness'.  We apologise for any inconvenience.

Film information


Parking Information

Massey University

Massey University’s Auckland campus (formerly Albany campus) is in the North Shore area of the city. The campus is across the harbour from central Auckland, 15km away. The Auckland campus spreads across three sites. Sir Neil Waters Lecture Theatre Building is located at East Precinct, off the Albany Expressway (State Highway 17). There are plenty of free parking spaces on campus as below.
Please visit here for more information.



The University of Auckland

There are five levels of car parking (over 1,000 spaces) at the Owen G Glenn Building (OGGB). This is the main car park on the University of Auckland's City Campus. You can access the car park via Grafton Road, opposite Stanley Street. NZ$6 flat rate after 5pm daily.  Please visit here for more information about parking option. 

Japanese Film Festival

Proudly presented by the Consulate-General of Japan in Auckland and the Japan Foundation, the Japan Film Festival 2021 will be held in Auckland from Thursday 25 November to Sunday 28 November 2021 at Academy Cinemas. Please click here for more details. 

<Notice of Postponement>
Unfortenately due to ongoing Covid-19 restrictions we must postpone 「Japanese Film Festival 2021」in Auckland and reschedule it for Thursday 3 March to Sunday 6 March 2022. Any updates for this event will be announced on our website or our Facebook page. We apologise for any inconvenience.