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Japanese Films Screenings Overseas in November, 2011

The Japan Foundation is pleased to present and co-sponsor ongoing screenings of Japanese films at the following exhibitions and international film festivals around the world.



Regularly-presented Japanese film shows
Bangkok, Thai Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Sydney, Australia Madrid, Spain

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Dates: September 1 to December 31, 2011
Venues:

Victoria, Whitehorse, Salmon Arm, Whitehorse, Vancouver, Calgary, Winnipeg,Ottawa, Montreal,City of Fredericton,Hamilton,London, Tronto


Cinecenta (University of Victoria), Qwanlin Theatre, Salmar Classic Theatre, Pacific Cinematheque, PLAZA THEATRE, Cinematheque, National Archives of Canada Library, Cinema du Parc, University of New Brunswick, The Westdale Theatre, Western Film, University of Western Ontario, Royal Theatre

Presented by:

The Japan Foundation, Toronto

Films Screened:

LINDA LINDA LINDA by YAMASHITA Nobuhiro,ALWAYS -Sunset on Third Street- 2 by YAMAZAKI Takashi,WONDER CHILD by HAGIUDA Koji,THE SUMMIT A CHRONICLE OF STONES by KIMURA Daisaku

Japanese film festival tour in Canada

Dates:

September 1 to December 31, 2011

Venues:

St Louis, MO/ Muncie, IN/ Iowa City, IA/ Ithaca, NY/Middlebury, VT/Middletown, CT


Washington University in St. Louis, Ball State University, University of Iowa, Cornell University, Middlebury College, Weslyan University
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, New York
Films Screened:

HARMFUL INSECT by SHIOTA Akihiko,ONE MILLION YEN GIRL by TANADA Yuki,Yunagi City, Sakura Country by SASABE Kiyoshi,Kamikaze Girls by NAKASHIMA Tetsuya

Japanese Film Festival in the U.S. Midwest college tour

Dates:

November 16 to 20, 2011

Venues:

USA / Boulder, CO


University of Colorado- Boulder

Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Consulate-General of Japan at Denver
Films Screened:

(Yasuzo Masumura) The Precipice, A Woman's Testament, The Woman Who Touched Legs, A Wife Confesses, Hoodlum Soldier

Retrospective of Yasuzo Masumura (United)

Dates:

November 23 to December 4, 2011

Venues: Brasil / São Paulo

Cinemateca Brasileira
Presented by:

The Japan Foundation, The Japan Foundation, São Paulo

Films Screened:

(Tomu UCHIDA), Bloody Spear at Mt.Fuji, -Kiga Kaikyo-The Straits of Hunger, Daibosatsutoge The Killer Pass, Daibosatsutoge The Killer Pass , Daibosatsutoge The Killer Pass (the final chapter).

Tomu UCHIDA Retrospective

 

Dates:

November 4 to December 15, 2011

Venues: Bulgaria (November 4 to 10)
Bulgaria/Sofia
National Academy for Theatre and Film Arts Hall
Poland (November 25 to December 15)
Poland/Warsaw
The National Film Archive
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Bulgaria, National Academy for Theatre and Film Arts (NATFA), Embassy of Japan in Poland, The National Film Archive
Films Screened:

The Man Who Raised a Storm by Inoue Umeji,Akitsu Onsen by Yoshida Yoshishige,Red Handcerchief by Masuda Toshio,The Ballad of Narayama by Imamura Shohei,Violent Cop,Boiling Point,Getting Any?! by Kitano Takeshi

Touring Japanese Film Festival in East Europe

 

Dates:

October 4 to November 17, 2011

Venues: Italy / Rome
The Japan Cultural Institute in Rome
Presented by:

The Japan Found ation, The Japan Cultural Institute in Rome

Films Screened:

The Inferno of First Love, She and He by Susumu Hani, Funeral Parade of Roses by Toshio Matsumoto, Silence Has No Wings by Kazuo Kuroki, Nikudan-A Human Bullet by Kihachi Okamoto, Oh, Long Lost Lovers! by Kunio Shimizu, The Pitfall by Hiroshi Teshigawara, Pastral Hide-and-Seek by Shuji Terayama, Diary of a Shinjuku Thief, The Ceremony, Yunbogi’s Diary by  Nagisa Oshima

Art Theater Guild of Japan (ATG)

Dates:

October 27 to November 13, 2011

Venues: España / Zaragoza
Filmoteca de Zaragoza
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, The Japan Foundation, Madrid
Films Screened:

STREET OF VIOLENCE: THE PEN NEVER LIES, THE CART SONG, A BAND OF ASSASSINS, RETURN OF THE BAND OF ASSASSINS, THE TYCOON, THE IVORY TOWER, THE BRIDE OF HADES, SOLAR ECLIPSE by Satsuo yamamoto

Satsuo yamamoto Retrospectives (Spain)

 

Dates:

September 1, 2011 to January 29, 2012

Venues:

Germany / Köln,Berlin,München,Düsseldorf,Frankfurt,Nürnberg,Hamburg


The Japan Cultural Institute in Cologne (Cologne),Arsenal (Berlin),Munich Film Museum (Munich), Dusseldorf Film Museum (Düsseldorf), German Film Museum (Frankfurt), Nuremberg House Films (Nürnberg), Kinemathek Hamburg (Hamburg)

Presented by:

The Japan Foundation, The Japan Cultural Institute in Cologne

Films Screened:

SANSHIRO SUGATA, THE MOST BEAUTIFUL, SANSHIRO SUGATA 2, THOSE WHO STEP ON THE TAIL OF THE TIGER ,NO REGRETS FOR OUR YOUTH, One Wonderful Sunday, Drunken Angel, QUIET DUEL, STRAY DOG, SCANDAL, RASHOMON, THE IDIOT, IKIRU, SEVEN SAMURAI, I Live in Fear, THE THRONE OF BLOOD, THE LOWER DEPTHS, THE HIDDEN FORTRESS, The Bad Sleep Well, YOJIMBO, SANJURO, HIGH AND LOW, RED BEARD, DODESKADEN, Dersu Uzala, Shadow Warrior, Ran, Dreams,Rhapsody in August, Madadayo(Not Yet)

Akira Kurosawa Retrospective

Dates:

September 6 to December 6, 2011

Venues: Adelaide, Perth, Hobart, Brisbane, Canberra, Sydney, Melbourne

MurcuryCinema(Adelaid), State Libraly, Theatre,Perth Cultural Centre,Northbridge,WA(Perth), State Theatre, North Hobart, TAS(hobart),Schonell Cinema, Bld 22/Lvl3 Union Comple, Union Road, University of Queensland, St Lucia QLD 4072(Brisbane), National Film & Sound Archive, McCoy Circuit, Acton, ACT(Canberra),Event Cinema George Street(Sydney), ACMI(Australian Centre ofor Moving Image)/Hoyts Melbourne Central(Melbourne)
Presented by:

The Japan Foundation, Sydney, Embassy of Japan in Australia, Respective Consulate General.

Films Screened:

GALAXY EXPRESS 999by RIN Taro,RAILWAYS by NISHIKOORI Yoshinari,Ken, Kiru, On the Road Forever, Yotsuya Kwaidan, The Homely Sisterby MISUMI Kenji

The 15th Japanese Film Festival Circuit (Australia)

Dates:

November 10 to 17, 2011

Venues: India/Kolkata
Nandan Cinema. etc
Presented by:

The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in the State of Kuwait, The Japan Foundation, New Delhi

Films Screened:

Eijanaika, Vangence is Mine, Black Rain, Nishi Ginza Station, Stolen Desire, Zegen by IMAMURA Shohei

Japanese Film Festival of India tour (Kolkata)

Dates:

November 20 to 22, 2011

Venues: Kuwait
KNFC Theater
Presented by:

The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in the State of Kuwait

Films Screened: THE DAGGER OF KAMUI by RIN Taro, GALAXY EXPRESS 999 by RIN Taro, The Girl Who Leapt Through Time by HOSODA Mamoru, Mai Mai Miracle by KATABUCHI Sunao
Japanese Animation Festival (Kuwait)

Dates:

November 18, 2011

Venues:

Zambia/Lusaka
Cineplex Garden City Shopping Centre

Presented by:

The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Zambia

Films Screened:

Castle under Fiery Skies by Mitsutoshi Tanaka, Tokyo Tower by Joji Matsuoka, Summer Days with Coo by Keiichi Hara

Japan Film Festival (Zambia)

Dates: November 18 to 26, 2011
Venues:

Zimbabwe/Harare
Eastgate Cinema

Presented by:

The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Zimbabwe

Films Screened:

Twenty-four Eyes by KINOSHITA Keisuke, Your Friends by HIROKi Ryuichi, Dog in a Sidecar by NEGISHI Kichitaro, Nabbie’s Love by NAKAE Kenji

The Japan Film Festival(Zimbabwe)
In Collaboration With The In Ternational Images Film Festival For Women

Dates:

November 16 to 20, 2011

Venues: Mongolia / Ulaanbaatar
Orgoo kino teatre
Presented by:

The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Mongolia

Films Screened:

Happy Flight by YAGUCHI Shinobu, Climber’s High by HARADA Masato, The Battery byTAKITA Yojiro, About Her Brothe by YAMADA Yoji, Double Trouble by MATSUOKA Joji

Fifth Japanese Film Week (Mongolia)

Dates:

November 22, 2011 to January 29, 2012

Venues:

♦ Rome (November 22)
Italy / Rome
The Japan Cultural Institute in Rome
♦ France (November 29)
France / Paris
The Japan Cultural Institute in Paris
♦ Germany (December 2to3)
Germany / Berlin
The Japanese-German Center Berlin , Kino Babylon

Presented by:

The Japan Foundation, The Japan Cultural Institute in Rome, The Japan Cultural Institute in Paris, The Japan Cultural Institute in Cologne and The Japanese-German Center Berlin

Films:

Kid Commotion by SAITO Torajiro, The Downfoll of Osen by MIZOGUCHI Kenji

Narrator:

SAWATO Midori

Music:

YUASA Joichi (Guitar and Shamisen), SUZUKI Makiko (Flute)

Special Screenings of Japanese Silent Films
with Benshi( narrator) and Live Music

 

 

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