Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in July, 2009

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

1969! Japanese Nouvelle Vague
Dates: May 7 to July 27
Venues: Germany/ The Japan Cultural Institute in Cologne
Presented by: The Japan Foundation
Films Screened: Shura-The 48 the Ronin, Funeral Parade of Roses by Toshio Matsumoto, Profound Desire of The Gods by Shohei Imamura, The Blind Beast by Yasuzo Masumura, Eros+Massacre by Yoshishige Yoshida, Parched Love by Koreyoshi Kurahara, Double Suicide by Masahiro Shinoda, The Inferno of First Love by Susumu Hani

Touring Japanese Film Festival in East Europe
Dates: May, 2009 to March, 2010
Venues: Poland/ Warszawa (In early July)
Romania/ Cinemateca Romana (Bucharest) (July 21 to 27)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Poland, Embassy of Japan in Romania
Films Screened: Half a Confession by Kiyoshi Sasabe, BOKUNCHI My House by Junji Sakamoto, Canary by Akihiko Shiota, The Glass Rabbit by Setsuko Shibuichi, We Shall Overcome Someday by Kazuyuki Izutsu, Hanging Garden by Toshiaki Toyoda, Hush! by Ryosuke Hashiguchi


EIGA SAI ‘09
Dates: July 2 to August 20
Venues: Philippines/ Shangri-La Plaza (Manila), UP Film Festival (Manila), Gaisano South City Mall (Davao), Ayala Center Cinema 4 (Cebu), Baguio Center Mall Cinema (Baguio City)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Manila
Films Screened: Memories of Matsuko by Tetsuya Nakashima, The Milkwoman by Akira Agata, Tony Takitani by Jun Ichikawa, Memories of Tomorrow by Yukihiko Tsutsumi, Kamome Diner by Naoko Ogigami, Always-Sunset on Third Street by Takashi Yamazaki, Mind Game by Masaaki Yuasa, Turn Over by Keiichi Nomura


Japanese Films screening in Korea
Dates: July 13 to 24
Venues: Korea/ The Japan Foundation, Seoul
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Seoul
Films Screened: Oriume by Hisako Matsui, Always-Sunset on Third Street by Takashi Yamazaki, NITABOH by Akio Nshizawa, and other films

Japanese Film Festival in Latin America
Dates: July 15 to 31
Venues: Argentine/ Teatro San Martin (Buenos Aires)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Argentine, Complejo Teatral de Buenos Aires, Fundacion Cinemateca Argentina
Films Screened: The Rickshaw Man by Hiroshi Inagaki, License to Live by Kiyoshi Kurosawa, DEAD OR ALIVE by Takashi Miike, Fancy Dance by Masayuki Suo, HANA-BI by Takeshi Kitano, A Man Vanishes by Shohei Imamura, TOKYO STORY by Yasujiro Ozu, A FLOATING CLOUD by Mikio Naruse, and other films

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