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December 2015
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Modern Japanese Theatre
Upcoming is Okazaki Art Theatre's latest play, directed by one of contemporary Japanese theatre's most exciting young voices Yudai Kamisato. The piece, titled +51 Aviación San Borja, references his grandmother’s address in Peru and explores the lives of Japanese immigrant communities. See this play, supported by us, at the Sydney Festival in January.
explore now
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Japanese Prints 2016 Calendar
Enjoyed our exhibition and talks about Japanese woodblock prints this year? To continue the theme, we're giving away two 2016 calendars, featuring works from London's Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) with thanks to V&A. To enter, email your name and address with the subject 'Thanks V&A' to jnewsletter@jpf.org.au.
see the calendar
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Moon Prism Power, Make Up!
Sailor Moon fans, prepare to camp on the couch this month because the uncut and uncensored version of Sailor Moon (Season 1 Part 1) is now on DVD! Thanks to Madman, you can win a copy. To enter, email us your name, address and why you like the series, with the subject 'Sailor Moon' to jnewsletter@jpf.org.au
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The Last: The Naruto Movie
Those who love the popular TV anime series Naruto will be excited to hear that the film The Last: The Naruto Movie has been released on DVD. Madman have offered us 2 copies to give away. For your chance to win, email us your name, address and your fave character, with the subject 'Naruto' to jnewsletter@jpf.org.au.
onward to naruto
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Holiday
Opening Hours
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Our Library's last day for the year is December 18, so stock up on books for your holiday soon! Returns will be due after the Library reopens next year on January 11. The Japan Foundation, Sydney office will be closed from December 24 and reopen from January 4.
opening hours
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Work With Us at 
JPF Sydney
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Want to work for what you love? We're seeking a new Program Coordinator to join our Arts & Culture department and work on planning and running our exhibitions and other cultural events, including the Japanese Film Festival. Application deadline: 
December 8
apply now
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Final Days for
JFF 2015
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After 3 months of travelling, the Japanese Film Festival (JFF) 2015 is wrapping up this week. A big thank you to all who attended and supported us. If you're in Melbourne, you can still catch the Festival which runs until December 6. Don't miss the closing film 100 YEN LOVE.
jff website
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Library News 
& Reviews
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New to the Library this month is an exhibition catalogue, titled Seduction – Japan's Floating World. It features over 70 works of art inspired by a famous red light district in 17th-century Japan. 
read the review
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Thank you 
JFF Volunteers
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Special thanks goes to all the Japanese Film Festival 2015 volunteers whose enthusiasm and dedication brought the Festival to life around Australia. You all rock and we couldn't have done it without you!
volunteer with us
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Events 
Near You
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Connect with Japan in your local area! This month, binge on anime in Melbourne, let loose with rock music nationwide, stimulate the mind with talks in Brisbane and Sydney, and more!!
what's on
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