Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in March, 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

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


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


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


14th Japanese Film Festival
Date: February 29 to March 27
Venue: South Africa/ Cape Town, Pretoria, Johannesburg
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


The Films of Heinosuke Gosho
Date: March 1 to June 30
Venue: Germanny/ Cologne
Presented by: The Japan Cultural Institute in Cologne
Films Screened:

Where Chimneys are Seen, The Rooster Crows Again, Once More, etc. by Heinosuke Gosho


5th Japanese Film Festival
Date: March 13 to 16
Venue: Turkey/ Istanbul
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Consulate General of Japan in Istanbul
Films Screened:

Rashomon by Akira Kurosawa, Nabbie’s Love by Yuji Nakae, The Hidden Blade by Yoji Yamada, Sumo Do, Sumo Don’t by Masayuki Suo, The Ballad of Narayama by Shohei Imamura, ALWAYS-Sunset on Third Street- by Takashi Yamazaki, Galaxy Express by Taro Rin, The Girl Who Leapt Through Time by Mamoru Hosoda


6th Japanese Film Festival
Date: March 22 to 25
Venue: Turkey/ Turkish Japanese Foundation Cultural Center, Ankara University (Ankara)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Turkey, Turkish Japanese Foundation Cultural Center, Ankara University
Films Screened:

Rashomon by Akira Kurosawa, Nabbie’s Love by Yuji Nakae, The Hidden Blade by Yoji Yamada, Sumo Do, Sumo Don’t by Masayuki Suo, The Ballad of Narayama by Shohei Imamura, ALWAYS-Sunset on Third Street- by Takashi Yamazaki, Galaxy Express by Taro Rin, The Girl Who Leapt Through Time by Mamoru Hosoda

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