Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in November, 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 December
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


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 /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 16 to December 26
Venue: India /Chandigharh (November 15 to 23), Chennai (December 17 to 26) , Kolkata (January, 2009)
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

Retrospective of Yasujiro Ozu
Date: October 22 to December
Venue:

Equador/Quito, Guayaquil

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

The 12th Japanese Film Festival
Date: November 5 to December 9
Venue:

Australia/Perth, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney

Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Australia, Consulate-General of Japan in Perth, Consulate-General of Japan in Brisbane, Consulate-General of Japan in Melbourne, Consulate-General of Japan in Sydney
Films Screened:

Memories of Matsuko by Tetsuya Nakashima, Memories of Tomorrow by Yukihiki Tsutsumi, ALWAYS-Sunset on Third Street by Takashi Yamazaki, The Girl Who Leapt Through Time by Mamoru Hosoda, and other films


Japanese Film Festival
Date: November 15 to November 27
Venue:

Ireland/ Dublin, Cork, Limerick

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

Hotel Hibiscus by Yuji Nakae, GO by Isao Yukisada, MIND GAME by Masaaki Yuasa, The Girl Who Leapt Through Time by Mamoru Hosoda


Japanese Film Festival
Date: November 17 to November 21
Venue:

Honduras / San Pedro Sula

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

Malos Deseos by Shohei Imamura, Vivir para Morir by Akira Kurosawa, Lo Envio de Cielo by Yoichi Maeda, Para Kayako by Kohei Oguri, Kwaidan by Masaki Kobayashi

Supported

Retrospective of Nagisa Oshima
Date: September, 2008 to June, 2009
Venue:

U.S.A., Canada / Toronto -Cinematheque Ontario (10/14-12/19),
Minneapolis -Walker Art Centre (11/5-11/23)

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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