Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in January, 2008

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
(Traveling Screens: Romania, Latvia, Czech, Bosnia and Herzegovina)
Czech: January 10 to 16
Venue: Kino Lucerna(Štěpánská 61, Praha 1)
Presented by: Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Czech, Czech-japanese association, Kino Lucerna
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

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 Film Festival 2008 The Hidden Treasures of Japanese Cinema
–Masterpieces from its Golden Age 1950’s-60’s-
Date: January 18 to 25
Venue: Thailand/ Grand EGV Siam Discovery Center 6th Floor (Bangkok)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Bangkok
Films Screened: A Geisha (Gionbayashi) by Kenji Mizoguchi, A Married Life by Mikio Naruse, Elegant Beast by Yuzou Kawashima, The Ditch by Kaneto Shindo, And other films

CQN Selected Masterpieces of Japanese Cinema
Date: January 22 to March 25
Venue: Korea/ CineQuaNon (Seoul)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Seoul
Films Screened:

The Japan Foundation, Seoul, will co-organize a film series with Cinequanon Korea, in which selections from its film library will be screened.


Japanese Film Festival
Date: January 24 to 26
Venue: New Zealand/ The New Zealand Film Archive (Wellington)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in New Zealand
Films Screened:

Nabbie’s Love by Yuji Nakae, Ping Pong by Fumihiko Sori, Patlabor by Mamoru Oshii


Japanese Film Festival
Date: January 25 to 29
Venue: Uganda/ Cineplex Garden City (Kampara)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Uganda
Films Screened:

Fancy Dance by Masayuki Suo, Hotel Hibiscus by Yuji Nakae, Taro, the Dragon Boy by Kiriro Urayama, The Glass Rabbit by Setsuko Shibuichi

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