Japanese Film Screening


Free Monthly Japanese Film Screening

From April 2022, Monthly Japanese Film Screening is being held at a new venue, Ellen Melville Centre on the last Friday of the the month from 6:00pm. The main feature is preceded by a 15 minute documentary on life and culture in Japan which starts at 5:45pm.   

  • All films have English subtitles.
  • Admission is free and booking is not necessary (first come, first served basis with a maximum capacity of 100 people under "Orange").
  • The dates and titles may change due to unforeseen circumstances.

<Film Screening at Massey University and the University of Auckland>
This event will no longer be held at Massey University and the University of Auckland.

Film information

< Film screening in June >
Due to unforeseen circumstances, the film screening in June has been cancelled.
Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience.



Ellen Melville Centre

The Ellen Melville Centre is an Auckland Council community hub in the centre of Auckland city.
Formerly known as Pioneer Women's and Ellen Melville Hall, the Ellen Melville Centre has five diverse hireable spaces, and easy access onto Freyberg Place.
Address  2 Freyberg Place, Auckland Central 

Ellen Melville Centre
Auckland Council Website

The Centre
This website was launched in November 2020 to promote the great events happening across the Auckland region in your local Auckland Council supported arts, community and events venues.

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Getting there Ellen Melville Centre are located in the heart of the High Street District, connecting High Street to the O'Connell Street shared space, Chancery Square and the Metropolis.

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Japanese Film Festival

「Japanese Film Festival 2021」in Auckland has been held from Thursday 3 March to Sunday 6 March 2022.  Please click here for more details.