Japanese Film Screening


Free Japanese Film Screening

2023 Japanese Film Screening has been held at Ellen Melville Centre on the last Friday of each month from 6:00pm.  October film was the last film of the year and we will be commencing the 2024 schedule in July 2024.

  • All films have English subtitles.
  • Admission is free and booking is not necessary (first come, first served basis )
  • A short videos on life and culture in Japan will be shown before the start of the feature film.
  • The dates and titles may change due to unforeseen circumstances.


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.
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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 New Zealand」in Auckland has been held from Thursday 23 November to Sunday 26 November 2023.  Please click here for more details.