Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in September, 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

Retrospective of Yasujiro Ozu
Date: September 2 to 14
Venue: Mexico / Mexico City
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Mexico
Films Screened: Yasujiro Ozu: I flunked, but…, The Flavor of Green Tea over Rice, Early Spring, and other films

Shochiku Retrospective
Date: September 9 to October 4
Venue: The Japan Cultural Institute in Paris
Presented by: The Japan Cultural Institute in Paris
Films Screened: Warm Current by Kozaburo Yoshimura, Black River by Masaki Kobayashi, Face by Junji Sakamoto, Bloody Thirst by Kiju Yoshida, and other films

Touring Japanese Film Festival in East Europe
Date: September 11 to 13
Venue: Greece / Greek Directors Guild, Athens
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Greece
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: September 27 to 28
Venue: Laos / Vientiane
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Laos
Films Screened: Galaxy Express by Taro Rin, The Glass Rabbit by Setsuko Shibuichi

Japanese Film Festival
Date: September to November
Venue: Canada / Ottawa, Montreal, Toronto, Vancouver, and other seven cities
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Canada
Films Screened: Shangri-La (Japan Goes Bankrupt) by Takashi Miike, The Book of the Dead by Kihachiro Kawamoto, Half a Confession by Kiyoshi Sasabe, Breathe in, Breathe out by Tetsuo Shinohara

Japanese Film Festival
Date: September to November
Venue: Russia / Moscow, Sankt-Peterburg, Khabarovsk, Vladovostok, Uizhno-Sakhalinsk
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Russia
Films Screened: Dodes’ka-den,Doomed by Akira Kurosawa, Priest of Dark,Ballad of the Paper Balloons by Sadao Yamanaka, Sudden Rainby Mikio Naruse, Lady Oyu by Kenji Mizoguchi, Floating Weeds by Yasujiro Ozu, The River Fuefuki by Keisuke Kinoshita, The Masseurs and a Woman by Hiroshi Shimizu, The Inheritance by Masaki Kobayashi, Where Chimneys are Seen by Heinosuke Gosho, The Owl by Kaneto Shindo, Kamikaze Girls by Tetsuya Nakashima, A Stranger of Mine by Kenji Uchida

Japanese Film Festival
Date: September to November
Venue: Honduras / San Pedro Sula
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Honduras

Supported

Retrospective of Nagisa Oshima
Date: September to June, 2009
Venue: U.S.A., Canada / New York, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Seattle, Cleveland, WashingtonD.C., Santa Fe, Rochester, Madison, Berkeley, Toronto, Vancouver
Presented by: Cinema theque Ontario
Films Screened: Nagisa Oshima:Street of Love and Hope, Boy, Naked Youth, The Sun’s Burial, and other films

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