Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in February, 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: Latvia, Bosnia and Herzegovina)
Presented by: Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Bosnia and Herzegovina
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

Touring Japanese Film Festival in India
Date: January 18 to February 2
Venue: India/ Imax (Mumbai)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, New Delhi, Consulate-General of Japan - Mumbai
Films Screened:

The Woman of the Rumor, Sansho the Bailiff, Osaka Elegy, The Story of the Last Chrysanthemums by Kenji Mizoguchi


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.


The Japan Foundation Midwest Film Festival 2008
Date: January 22 to March 28
Venue: U.S.A./ Omaha, Bowling Green, Chicago, Iowa city, kalamazoo, St. Louis, Lawrence
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, New York
Films Screened:

PACCHIGI! by Kazuyuki Izutsu, WATERBOYS by Shinobu Yaguchi, Hanging Garden by Toshiaki Toyoda, All under the Moon by Yoichi Sai, Linda Linda Linda by Nobuhiro Yamashita


Japanese Film Festival
Date: February 1 to 3
Venue: Cambodia/ Cambodia-Japan Cooperation Center (Phnom Pen)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Cambodia, Cambodia-Japan Cooperation Center
Films Screened:

Galaxy Express by Taro Rin, Fancy Dance by Masayuki Suo, Nodo-Jiman by Kazuyuki Izutsu, Waterboys by Shinobu Yaguchi


A Life More Ordinary: A Portrait Contemporary Japanese People on Film
Date: February 9 to March 22
Venue: UK/ London, Bristol, Belfast, Edinburgh, Sheffield
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, London
Films Screened:

Kamikaze Girls by Tetsuya Nakashima, Kaza-hana by Shinji Somai, The Milkwoman by Akira Ogata


Japanese Film Festival
Date: February 11 to 13
Venue: Samoa/ Magic Cinema (Apia)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in New Zealand
Films Screened:

Nabbie’s Love by Yuji Nakae, Ping Pong by Fumihiko Sori, Monday by SABU


Cinema Japonês 100 anos de Japão no Brasil
Date: February 20 to March 9
Venue: Brasil / Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil(São Paulo)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil
Films Screened:

KWAIDAN by Masaki Kobayashi, Juvenile Jungle by Ko Nakahira, The Woman in the Dunes by Nagisa Oshima, The Sun’s Burial by Nagisa Oshima, Tokyo Chorus by Yasujiro Ozu, Twenty-four Eyes by Keisuke Kinoshita, The Island by Kaneto Shindo, YUMEJI by Seijun Suzuki, ONIBABA by Kaneto Shindo, Two in the Shadow by Mikio Naruse


Japanese Film Festival
Date: February 22 to March 20
Venue: South Africa/ Pretoria, Johannesburg, Cape Town
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in South Africa
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, The Twilight Samurai by Yoji Yamada, Tokyo Story by Yasujiro Ozu

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