Event Directory Search for upcoming events Picks and Previews Plan ahead to check out these not-to-be-missed events All Theatre Dance Music Film & Media Visual Art Literary Festival Promotion Free Festival The Consulate-General of Japan in Calgary presents this year's Japan Film Festival | Photo: Courtesy General of Japan in Calgary Sep. 3, 2016 - Sep. 10, 2016 Japan Film Festival Join in for some hilarious comedy, touching drama, and lots of samurais and... cats? Nick Heazell Price Free More Info The Consulate-General of Japan in Calgary and the Japan Foundation are pleased to present this year’s Japan Film Festival, with the aim of promoting Japanese film and culture to the public. This year Japanese films will be presented in Banff on September 3 and in Calgary September 10. All in Japanese with English subtitles and are free to attend. This year’s festival features Samurai Cat, A Tale of Samurai Cooking, Robo-G and Round Trip Heart offering entertainment for those seeking to broaden their cultural horizons. All shows are free of charge with no reservations required, though seating is limited. Banff September 3, 2016 Lux Cinema (229 Bear St., Banff) Free Robo-G: 1:30pm (2012, Shinobu Yaguchi) imdb.com Samurai Cat: 4:00pm (2014, Yoshitaka Yamaguchi) imdb.com A Tale of Samurai Cooking: 7:00pm (2013, Yuzo Asahara) imdb.com luxbanff.com Calgary September 10, 2016 Globe Cinema (617 8th Ave. SW) Free Samurai Cat: 2:00pm (2014, Yoshitaka Yaguchi) imdb.com A Tale of Samurai Cooking: 5:30pm (2013 Yuzo Asahara) imdb.com Round Trip Heart: 7:45pm (2015 Yuki Tanada) imdb.com globecinema.ca The Japan Film Festival runs September 3 and 10, 2016 and the full schedule can be found here.