Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in December, 2006

From December of this year, 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


Touring Japanese Film Festival in East Europe
Date: Dec. 8 to 14, 2006
Venue: Greece
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Greece
Films Screened: Seven Japanese classic films

8th Jakarta International Film Festival
Date: Dec. 8 to 17, 2006
Venue: Eleven theaters in Jakarta
Presented by:

The Japan Foundation, Eighth Jakarta International Film Festival Committee

Films Screened:

A Stranger of Mine and other Japanese short films.


Japanese Film Festival in Uganda
Date: Dec. 15 to 20, 2006
Venue: Kampara, Uganda
Presented by:

The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Uganda

Films Screened:

Out of the World, Pulse, Billiken, Sawada, A Last Note, and others.


Featured Screening of Mikio Naruse Special
Date: Nov. 1 to Feb. 26, 2006
Venue: The Japan Cultural Institute in Cologne
Presented by: The Japan Cultural Institute in Cologne
Films Screened:

Thirty-two films including Apart from You, Wife! Be Like a Rose!, Lightning , When a Woman Ascends the Stairs


Featured Screening of Mikio Naruse Special
Date: Nov. 2 to Dec. 2, 2006
Venue: The Japan Cultural Institute in Paris
Presented by: The Japan Cultural Institute in Paris
Films Screened:

Apart from You, Wife! Be Like a Rose!, Lightning , When a Woman Ascends the Stairs and others.


Japanese Film Festival 2006 Touring India
Date & Venue: Nov. 13 to Nov. 17 (Chennai), Nov. 28 to Dec. 1 (New Delhi), Dec. 15 to Dec.18 (Kolkata), Jan. 11, 2007 to Jan. 28, 2007 (Mumbai)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation in New Delhi, Calcutta Consulate-General of Japan, Kolkata Consulate-General of Japan, Mumbai Consulate-General of Japan
Films Screened:

Five films including Gate of Hell, Benten Boy, The Twilight Samurai, Dixieland Daimyo, The Wife of Seishu Hanaoka.


10th Japanese Film Festival
Date & Venue: Oct. 23 to Oct. 25 in Melbourne
Oct. 31 to Nov. 2 in Canberra
Nov. 20 to Nov. 22 in Brisbane
Nov. 29 to Dec. 8 in Sydney
Dec. 18 to 22 in Perth
Presented by: The Japan Foundation Sydney, Embassy of Japan in Australia, Consulate-General of Japan in Brisbane
Films Screened:

The Stars Converge, Kamikaze Girls, The Glass Rabbit

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