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Japanese Films Screenings Overseas in September, 2012

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.


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Dates: June 18 to September 27, 2012
Venues:

Germany/Cologne


The Japan Cultural Institute in Cologne

Presented by: The Japan Cultural Institute in Cologne
Eight Titles including: 16 titles by Daiei Studios such as Gate of Hell, Crammed Streetcar and Clothes of Deception
Daiei Film Festival (Germany)


Dates:

September 1 to September 8, 2012

Venues:

Hungary/Budapest


Örökmozgó Filmmúzeum (Affiliated to Hungarian National Film Archive)

Presented by: The Japan Foundation
Films Screened:

Eight Titles including Woman in the Mist, The Young Women of Izu and Tale of Genji

Touring Japanese Film Festival in Eastern Europe (Hungary)


Dates:

September 22 to September 29, 2012

Venues:

Kosovo/Prishtina


Kino ABC
Presented by:

Embassy of Japan in Austria, The Japan Foundation

Films Screened:

Seven Titles including Woman in the Mist and The Young Women of Izu

Touring Japanese Film Festival in Eastern Europe(Kosovo)



Dates: August 11 to September 5, 2012
Venues:

USA/Portland, OR


The Northwest Film Center
Presented by: Consulate-General of Japan in Portland, The Japan Foundation
Films Screened:

Sun Legend of the Shogunate's Last Days by Yuzo Kawashima, Alone Across the Pacific by Kon Ichikawa, CHARISMA by Kiyoshi Kurosawa, Voice With No Shadow by Seijun Suzuki, Suzaki Paradise-Red Signal by Yuzo Kawashima

Celebrating the Nikkatsu Centennial (USA)


Dates: September 24 to September 26, 2012
Venues:

USA/Boulder, CO


University of Colorado at Boulder
Presented by: Consulate-General of Japan in Denver, The Japan Foundation
Films Screened:

A POT WORTH ONE MILLION RYO by Sadao Yamanaka, Megane by Naoko Ogigami, ONE MILLION YEN GIRL by Yuki Tanada and others

Celebrating the Nikkatsu Centennial (USA)


Dates: September 17 to September 23, 2012
Venues:

UPeru/ Lima


Centro Cultural Peruano-Japones
Presented by: Embassy of Japan in Peru, The Japan Foundation
Films Screened:

Yotsuya Kwaidan, Kiru, Ken, River of Tears, On the Road Forever by Kenji Misumi

Kenji Misumi Retrospective (Peru)


Dates: September 11 to September 23, 2012
Venues:

Malaysia/Kuala Lumpur, Penang


Venue 1: KL/Golden Screen Cinemas Mid Valley
Venue 2: KL/Golden Screen Cinemas 1 Utama
Venue 3: KL/Golden Screen Cinemas Pavilion
Venue 4: Penang/Golden Screen Cinemas Gurney Plaza
Presented by: Consulate-General of Japan in Penang (September 20 to 23: Screenings in Penang only), The Japan Foundation
Films Screened:

WONDER CHILD by Koji Hagiuda, Permanent Nobara by Daihachi Yoshida, A GOOD HUSBAND by Isao Yukisada, REBIRTH by Izuru Narushima , SOMEDAY by Junji Sakamoto, Ninja Kids!!! by Takashi Miike and The Last Ronin by Narimichi Sugita

Japanese Film Festival 2012 (Malaysia)


Dates: September 19 to September 30, 2012
Venues:

Greece/Athens


TBD
Presented by: Embassy of Japan in Greece, Athens International Film Festival, The Japan Foundation
Films Screened:

Sun Legend of the Shogunate's Last Days by Yuzo Kawashima, Intensions of Murder by Shohei Imamura, Charisma byKiyoshi Kurosawa, and others

Athens International Film Festival,
Celebrating the Nikkatsu Centennial (Greece)


Dates: September to the end of December, 2012
Venues:

Korea/Seoul, Busan


Seoul Art Cinema, Korean Film Archive, Busan Cinema Center
Presented by: Seoul Art Cinema, Korean Film Archive, Busan Cinema Center, The Japan Foundation
Films Screened:

30 titles by Seijun Suzuki including Branded to Kill, Youth of the Beast, Tokyo Nagaremono, and 9 Nikkatsu masterpieces including Alone Across the Pacific by Kon Ichikawa and I Hate But Love by Koreyoshi Kurahara

Seijun Suzuki Retrospective &
Celebrating the Nikkatsu Centennial (Korea)


Dates: September 5 to December 11, 2012
Venues:

France/Paris


The Japan Cultural Institute in Paris
Presented by: The Japan Cultural Institute in Paris
Films Screened:

80 films by themes such as “Chusingura”, “Comedy”, “Society”, “Nostalgy” and “Retrospective of Ko Nakahira”

Land Scape of Japan Cinema, 150 Films for the 15th Anniversary of
the Japan Cultural Institute in Paris (Part 2) (France)


 

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