Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in November, 2007

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


Organized


Touring Japanese Film Festival in East Europe
Date: May, 2007 to March, 2008
Venue: October, 2007:
(Traveling Screens: Romania, Latvia, Bulgaria, Belarus, Czech, Bosnia and Herzegovina)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Budapest
Films Screened: Ping Pong Bath Station by Gen Yamakawa, Women in the Mirror by Kijyu (Yoshishige) Yoshida, bright future by Kiyoshi Kurosawa, Go by Isao Yukisada, Ramblers by Nobuhiro Yamashita, Shinkokyu no Hitsuyo by Tetsuo Shinohara, Byplayer by Kaneto Shindo

Japanese Films Club
Date: September 12 to December 12
Venue: Hungary/ Örökmozgó Filmmúzeum
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Budapest
Films Screened: 11/14 A-un by Yasuo Furuhata, 11/28 Dafne by Yasuki Chiba

Touring Japanese Film Festival in Canada
Date: September 13 to November 10
Venue: Canada/ Ottawa, Hamilton, Regina, Vernon, Vancouver, Calgary, Charlottetown, Montreal, Halifax, Toronto
Presented by: The Japan Foundation
Films Screened: Hotel Hibiscus by Yuji Nakae, The Twilight Samurai by Yoji Yamada, Kamikaze Girls by Tetsuya Nakashima, The Glass Rabbit by Setsuko Shibuichi

The Ninth Japanese Film Retrospective
Date: September 25 to October 2 (Moscow), November 23 to 28 (St. Petersburg)
Venue: Muzei Kino (Moscow), Dom Kino (St. Petersburg)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Russia, Muzei Kino, Consulate-General of Japan in Saint-Petersburg, Dom Kino
Films Screened: Kinoshita Keisuke's Works: Twelve Pairs of Eyes, Ballad Of The Narayama, Woman, My First Love Affair, The Yotsuya Ghost Story, Morning for the Osone Family, Carmen Comes Home, Carmen's Pure Love, Spring Dreams

The Films of Mikio Naruse
Date: October 2 to January 29 2008
Venue: The Japan Cultural Institute in Rome
Presented by: The Japan Cultural Institute in Rome
Films Screened: Naruse Mikio's Works: Apart from You, Every Night Dreams,A Married Life,The Echo,A Floating Cloud, And 32 other films

Japanese Cinema for Busy People
Date: October 10, 17, 24, 31, November 7, 14
Venue: The Japan Foundation, London, National Film Theatre
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, London
Films Screened: Over the course of six weeks this free lecture series will look at films from the 50s to current trends, pink film to anime and will offer an overview of Japanese cinema for those itching to know more but were afraid to ask or hate to do homework.

11th Japanese Film Festival
Date: October 16 to December 8
Venue: November 6 to 8 (Perth), November 12 (Brisbane), November 29 to December 8 (Sydney)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Japanese Embassy and Consulates General in Australia
Films Screened:

We Shall Overcome Someday by Kazuyuki Izutsu, LINDA LINDA LINDA by Nobuhiro Yamashita, Spring Snow by Isao Yukisada, And other films


31th São Paulo International Film Festival
Date: October 19 to November 1
Venue: Brazil/ São Paulo (will be held at six sites in the city)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, São Paulo
Films Screened: The biggest film festival in South America, More then 300 films will be shown from home and abroad, including new works. The Japanese films to be shown at the festival are not yet decided.

Nitaboh: Tsugaru Shamisen Shiso Gaibun Anime Screening
Date: October 29, November 2, 3
Venue: Indonesia/ Jambi (Sumatra)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Jakarta
Films Screened:

Japanese anime Nitaboh will be shown from October 23 at the 4th Animation Festival in Indonesia.


Japanese Film Festival
Date: November 2 to 11
Venue: Laos
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Lao People's Democratic Republic Embassy of Japan
Films Screened:

Sanjuro by Akira Kurosawa, Doraheita by Kon Ichikawa, Kikujiro by Takeshi Kitano, And other films


CQN Selected Masterpieces of Japanese Cinema: Seijun Suzuki Retrospective
Date: November 2 to December 28
Venue: Korea/ CineQuaNon (Seoul)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Seoul
Films Screened:

9 films including Tokyo Drifter, Fighting Elegy by Seijun Suzuki


Japanese Film Screening for Family
Date: November 5 to 14
Venue: The Japan Foundation, Seoul
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Seoul
Films Screened:

Hanaichimonme by Syunya Ito, Hadaka no Shima by Kaneto Shindo, And other films


Special Screenings of Japanese Short Animation
Date: November 5 to December 20
Venue: Germany/ Cologne
Presented by: The Japan Cultural Institute in Cologne
Films Screened:

Broken Down Film by Osamu Tezuka, Praise Be to Small Ills, by Tadanari Okamoto, Phenakistoscope by Taku Furukawa, The Researcher’s Search--Perspektivenbox by Koji Yamamura, And other films


Eiga Sai Fringe: Featuring Documentary and Contemporary Films
Date: November 8 to 19
Venue: Philippines/ Antonio Molina Hall, UP Film Institute
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Manila
Films Screened:

ABDUCTION The Megumi Yokota Story (Megumi: Hikisakareta Kazoku no 30 Nen), Abong/ Small Home, The Crying Wind (Fuon), The Face of Jizo (Chichi to Kuraseba), Aiki, Fifteen (Jugosai: Gakko IV)


Japanese Film Festival
Date: November 9 to 16
Venue: Vietnam/ Ho Chi Minh
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Consulate-General of Japan in Ho Chi Minh City
Films Screened: Kids Return by TakeshiKitano, Adrenaline Drive by Shinobu Yaguchi, The Twilight Samurai by Yoji Yamada

Touring Japanese Film Festival (Calcutta)
Date: November 10 to 17
Venue: India/ Calcutta
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, New Delhi, Consulate-General of Japan in Calutta, Calutta Film Festival
Films Screened:

ALWAYS –Sunset on Third Street– by Takashi Yamazaki


2nd Japanese Film Days
Date: November 12 to 14
Venue: Algeria/ Alger
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Algeria
Films Screened:

The Twilight Samurai, The Hidden Blade, Bushi no Itibun by Yoji Yamada
*Subtitled in French or in Arabic


Kinotayo Film Festival
Date: November 13 to 17
Venue: The Japan Cultural Institute in Paris
Presented by: The Japan Cultural Institute in Paris
Films Screened:

Ichijiku no Kao by Kaori Momoi, Ashita no Watashi no Tsukurikata by Jun Ichikawa, Zukan ni Nottenai Mushi by Satoshi Miki, And other films


41th Japanese Film Festival
Date: November to December
Venue: Russia/ Moscow, Saint-Petersburg
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Consulate-General of Japan in Saint-Petersburg
Films Screened:

We Shall Overcome Someday by Kazuyuki Izutsu, LINDA LINDA LINDA by Nobuhiro Yamashita, Spring Snow by Isao Yukisada

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