Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in August, 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

The Films of Tatsuya Nakadai
Date: June 20 to August 7
Venue: U.S.A/ Film Forum, New York , Freer Gallery, Washington DC
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Film Forum
Films Screened: Sanjuro by Akira Kurosawa, The Conflagration by Kon Ichikawa, Portrait of Hell by Shiro Toyoda, When a Woman Ascends the Stairs by Mikio Naruse, ONIMASA by Hideo Gosha, ImmortalLove by Keisuke Kinoshita, Untamed by Mikiko Naruse, Odd Obsession by Kon Ichikawa.

A Wreath for Madame Kawakita - Twenty-Four Films Selected to Celebrate her Hundredth Anniversary
Date: July 4 to August 18
Venue: U.S.A/ Film Society of Lincoln Center, New York, Canada/ Cinematheque Ontario, Washington DC
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Kawakita Memorial Film Institute, National Film Center, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Film Society of Lincoln Center, Cinematheque Ontario
Films Screened:

Rashomon, Stray Dog and Living by Akira Kurosawa, Violence at Noon, Boy and The Ceremony by Nagisa Oshima, The Naked Island, Onibaba and A Last Note by Kaneto Shindo, Intensions of Murder, Vengeance is Mine and Black Rain by Shohei Imamura, A Wedding, Tora-san’s Sunrise and Sunset and The Yellow Handkerchief by Yoji Yamada, Tokyo Drifter, Branded to Kill and Zigeunerweisen by Seijun Suzuki, A Full-up Train, Conflagration, and Her Brother by Kon Ichikawa, Akiko: Portrait of a Dancer, Ode to Mount Hayachine and Into the Picture Scroll: The Tale of Yamanaka Tokiwa by Sumiko Haneda.


Japanese Film Festival “Eiga sai ‘08”
Date: July 8 to August 16
Venue: Philippines / Shangri-La Plaza Mall, Cultural Center of the Philippines, and UP Film Institute (Metro Manila), Alaya Center (Cebu), Gaisano South City Mall (Davao)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Manila/ Consular Office of Japan in Cebu/ Consular Office of Japan in Davao
Films Screened: The Girl Who Leapt Thorough Time by Mamoru Hosoda, We Shall Overcome Someday by Kazuyuki Izutsu, and other films

Retrospective of Yasujiro Ozu
Date: July 31 to August 10
Venue:

Argentine / Buenos Aires

Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Argentine
Films Screened: Yasujiro Ozu: I flunked, but…, The Flavor of Green Tea over Rice, Early Spring, and other films

Touring Japanese Film Festival in East Europe
Date: August 15 to 21
Venue: Austria/ Filmcasino, Wien
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Austria
Films Screened:

Billiken by Junji Sakamoto, Charisma by Kiyoshi Kurosawa, 2/Duo by Nobuhiro Suwa, The Twilight Samurai by Yoji Yamada, The Stars Converge by Kiyoshi Sasabe, Futaribiyori by Keiichi Nomura, Always-Sunset on Third Street- by Takashi Yamazaki


Japanese Film Festival
Date: August 22 to 31
Venue:

Singapore/ National Museum of Singapore

Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Singapore
Films Screened: Sansho the Bailiff by Kenji Mizoguchi, A Hen in the Wind by Yasujiro Ozu, Actress by Kon Ichikawa, Harmful Insect by Akihiko Shiota, A Floating Cloud by Mikio Naruse, The Milkwoman by Akira Ogata, and other films

Japanese Film Festival
Date: August 23 to 31
Venue:

Cambodia/ Phnom Penh

Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Cambodia
Films Screened:

Home of Acorns by Takashi Anno, Watertboys by Shionobu Yaguchi

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