Brisbane Event Calendar

Brisbane is home to a variety of live music and entertainment in a number of venues across the city, along with some major festivals, carnivals, sporting and community events that everyone will enjoy. To see what's on in Brisbane this month, browse through the list of events below. You can skip ahead to view events that are held later in the year, and can see what's happening this month by clicking Calendar View.

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Japanese Film Festival Brisbane 2023

Experience the rich tapestry of Japanese storytelling at the 27th Japanese Film Festival (JFF) in Australia, the premier destination for fans of Japanese cinema. From gripping historical dramas to innovative modern tales, there's a cinematic gem awaiting every film enthusiast in this year's collection.

This year, the festival theme revolves around the enduring link between the past and the present. Whether it's a young fishmonger suddenly catapulted into nobility or the journey of scientists unravelling shamanic mysteries, JFF 2023 underscores the significance of history in shaping our current narratives.

Proudly presented by The Japan Foundation, Sydney, the festival will be gracing screens in five major cities throughout Australia, commencing in Brisbane from 6th October to 22nd October.

Delve deeper into the cinematic experience at selected JFF 2023 screenings, with enlightening post-screening talks led by esteemed academics and special performances to help truly immerse audiences in the Japanese art form. Don't miss out on the FREE special series screening at the QAGOMA -- full program details available on the website:


Event Details
Date: 6 October 2023

Where is it?
Palace Barracks
61 Petrie Terrace, QLD 4000
Brisbane, 4000

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