Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in October,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

Touring Japanese Film Festival in East Europe
Dates: May, 2009 to March, 2010
Venues:

Croatia/ kino Tuškanac (Zagreb) (September 29 to October 7)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Croatia


Lithuania/ Forum Cinemas Vingis (Vilnius) (October 15 to 21)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Lithuania


Latvia/Riga (October 29 to November 1)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Republic of Latvia Embassy of Japan, SIA Kino Gallery

Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in the Slovak Republic, Embassy of Japan in Croatia
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


New Japanese Pop Movies
Dates: September 3 to December 17
Venues:

Germany / The Japan Cultural Institute in Cologne (Cologne)

Presented by:

The Japan Cultural Institute in Cologne

Films Screened:

The Girl Who Leapt Through Time by Mamoru Hosoda, MIND GAME by Masaaki Yuasa, PULSE by Kiyoshi Kurosawa, Harmful Insect by Akihiko Shiota, The Battery-Future in Our Hands- by Yojiro Takita, GO by Isao Yukisada, MONDAY by SABU, The Bandage Club by Yukihiko Tsutsumi, How to Become Myself by Jun Ichikawa, Fourteen by Hiromasa Hirosue, Wonder Child by Koji Hagiuda, KAMOME DINER by Naoko Ogigami, and other films


The 11th Japanese Film Retrospective:
The Films of Kon Ichikawa
Dates: September 29 to October 11 (Moscow),
October 22 to November 14 (Nizhniy Novgorod)
Venues:

Russia / Moscow, Nizhniy Novgorod

Presented by:

The Japanese Culture Department "Japan Foundation" of the All-Russia State Library for Foreign Literature, Muzei Kino

Films Screened:

The Makioka Sisters, Alone across the Pacific, Doraheita, Her Brother, Fires on the Plain, and other films


Touring Japanese Film Festival in Canada
Dates: September 29 to December 12
*October 10 to 11 (Ottawa), October 22 (Halifax), October 23 (Sackville)
Venues:

Canada / Pacific Cinematheque (Vancouver), Town Cinema (Vernon), Movie Mill (Lethbridge), Plaza Theatre (Calgary), Library and Archive Canada (Ottawa), Concordia University (Montreal), Nova Scotia Halifax (Halifax), New Brunswick Sackville Vogue Cinema (Sackville), McMaster University (Hamilto), The Bloor Cinema (Toronto)

Presented by:

The Japan Foundation, Toronto, Embassy of Japan in Canada, Consulate-General of Japan in Vancouver, Consulate-General of Japan in Calgary, Consulate General of Japan at Montreal

Films Screened:

The Milkwoman by Akira Ogata, Dog in a Sidecar by Kichitaro Negishi, Women in the Mirror by Yoshishige Yoshida, The Stars Converge by Kiyoshi Sasabe


Japanese Animation Film Festival
Dates: October 1 to 14
Venues:

Bolivia / Cinemateca Boliviana (La Paz)

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

Conejo de Cristal by Setsuko Shibuichi, Mision Silenciosa by Ryosuke Takahashi, Chiai Maruko-chan by Tsutomu Shibayama, Ghost in the Shell by Mamoru Oshii


Japanese Film Festival 09 (Iceland)
Dates: October 6 to 10
Venues:

Iceland/ Bajarbio (Hafnarfjordur)

Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Iceland, Icelandic Film Archive
Films Screened:

Kids Return by Takeshi Kitano, NABBIE'S LOVE  by Yuji Nakae, bright future by Kiyoshi Kurosawa, Kamome Diner by Naoko Ogigami, The Girl Who Leapt Through Time by Mamoru Hosoda


Japan Film Festival 2009 (Micronesia)
Dates: October 7 to 10
Venues:

Micronesia / Theater Pohnpei Cinema (Kolonia)

Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in the Federated States of Micronesia
Films Screened:

Waterboys by Shinobu Yaguchi, ALWAYS-Sunset on Third Street- by Takashi Yamazaki, The Twilight Samurai by Yoji Yamada, The Battery-Future in Our Hands- by Yojiro Takita


The 13th Japanese Film Festival
Dates: October 8 to December 9
Venues:

Alexander Library Building (Perth) (October 8 to 15)
Regent Cinema (Brisbane) (October 28 to 30)


Australia / Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra, Brisbane, Perth, Hobart
Presented by:

The Japan Foundation,
Embassy of Japan in Australia,Consulate-General of Japan, Melbourne Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia,Consulate-General of Japan, Brisbane,Consulate-General of JapanConsulate-General of Japan Perth, Western Australia

Films Screened:

Summer Days with Coo by Keiichi Hara, HULA GIRLS by LEE Sang-il, Still Walking by Hirokazu Koreeda, and other films


Retrospective of Kon Ichikawa
Dates: October 13 to December 17
Venues:

Italy / The Japan Cultural Institute in Rome (Roma)

Presented by: The Japan Cultural Institute in Rome
Films Screened:

(Kon Ichikawa): Kokoro, Nihonbashi, Punishment Room, Odd Obsession, The Heir, I Am Two, Yukinojo, Hakai (The Outcast), Alone in the Pacific, I Am A Cat, The Makioka Sisters, Fires on the Plain, and other films


Touring Japanese Film Festival in Latin America /
Japanese Films screening in Ecuador
Dates: October 21 to November 1
Venues:

Ecuador / Ecuadorian Culture Center (Quito)

Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Ecuador, Ecuadorian Culture Center
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

Japanese Film Festival 09
Dates: October 30 to November 22
Venues:

Ireland / Galway, Limerick, Cork, Dublin

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

A Stranger of Mine by Kenji Uchida, Kamikaze Girls by Tetsuya Nakashima

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