Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in October, 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

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


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 29 to October 6
Venue: Croatia / Kino Tuskanac, Zagreb
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Croatia
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: October to November
Venue:

Honduras / San Pedro Sula

Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Honduras

Documentary Film
Date: October 2 to December 22
Venue: The Japan Cultural Institute in Cologne
Presented by: The Japan Cultural Institute in Cologne
Films Screened: Narita: Heta Village by Shinsuke Ogawa, Minamata: The Victims and Their World by Noriaki Tsuchimoto, A Dedicated Life by Kazuo Hara

Japanese Film Festival
Date: October 10 to November 7
Venue: Vietnam / Hanoi (October 10 to 14), Haiphong (October 17 to 21), Ho Chi Minh (November 1 to 7)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Vietnam, Consulate-General of Japan in Ho Chi Minh City
Films Screened: Ping Pong Bath Station by Gen Yamakawa, Fancy Dance by Masayuki Suo, Captain Harlock in Arcadia by Tomoharu Katsumata

Japanese Film Festival
Date: October 14 to 16
Venue: Zambia / Ster-Kinekor Cinema, Lusaka
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Zambia
Films Screened: When the Last Sword is Drawn by Yojiro Takita, Doraheita by Kon Ichikawa

Japanese Film Festival
Date: October 15 to 22
Venue: Brunei / Bandar Seri Begawan
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Brunei Darussalam
Films Screened: The Twilight Samurai by Yoji Yamada, Chibi Maruko-chan by Tsutomu Shibayama, Kids Return by Takeshi Kitano

Japanese Film Festival
Date: October 16 to December 26
Venue: India / Mumbai (October 16 to 23), Kolkata (November 10 to 12), Chandigharh (November 15 to 23), Chennai (December 17 to 26)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Mumbai Consulate-General of Japan, Calcutta Consulate-General of Japan, Chennai Consulate-General of Japan
Films Screened: The Scent of Incense (Koge), Twenty-Four Eyes, Spring Dreams by Keisuke Kinoshita

Japanese Film Festival
Date: Middle of October
Venue: Mongolia / Ulaanbaatar
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Mongolia
Films Screened: Marusa no onna (A Taxing Woman) by Jyuzo Itami

Retrospective of Yasujiro Ozu
Date: October 22 to November 2
Venue:

Equador / Quito

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

Supported

Retrospective of Nagisa Oshima
Date: September, 2008 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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