Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in December, 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: Finland/Arthouse Cinema NIAGARA (Tampere) (December 4 to 10)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Finland
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


Touring Japanese Film Festival in Canada
Dates: September 29 to December 12
*December 9 to 13 (Toronto)
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


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

Village Cinema (Hobart) (November 8 to 10)
National Film & Sound Archive (Canberra) (November 18 to 22)
Event Cinemas George Street (Sydney) (November 24 to December 1)

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


The 43th Japanese Film Festival
Dates: November 12 to 17 (Moscow), December 4 to 11 (St.Petersburg)
Venues: Russia/ Moscow, St.Petersburg
Presented by: The Japanese Culture Department "Japan Foundation" of the All-Russia State Library for Foreign Literature, Consulate-General of Japan in Saint-Petersburg
Films Screened: Summer Days with Coo by Keiichi Hara, Awaking by Junji Sakamoto, Dog in a Sidecar by Yoshitaro Negishi, MIYORI in the SACRED by Fumi Yamamoto, Memories of Tomorrow by Yukihiko Tsutsumi, Always-Sunset on Third by Talashi Yamazaki, The House of Small Cubes by Kunio Kato, End Call by Kiyoshi Yamamoto


Japanese Film Festival
Dates: December 10 to 13 (Yangon), December 17 to 20 (Mandalay)
Venues: Myanmar / Yangon, Mandalay
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Myanmar
Films Screened: blue by Hiroshi Ando, A Scene at the Sea by Takeshi Kitano, Breathe in, Breathe out by Tetsuo Shinohara, Futaribiyori by Keiichi Nomura


 

Touring Japanese Film Festival in India / Retrospective of Mikio Naruse
Dates: December 3 to 8 (Mumbai), December 11 to 18 (Trivandram)
Venues: India / Mumbai, Trivandram
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, New Delhi, Consulate-General of Japan - Mumbai, Consulate-General of Japan Chennai
Films Screened: Mother, Man and Wife, Her Lonely Lane, Scattered Cloouds, Sound of the Mountain by Mikio Naruse


Katsudo Shashin 2009 Japanese Film Screenings in Little Tokyo
Dates: December 20
Venues: USA / Aratani/ Japan America Theatre (Los Angeles)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles
Films Screened: Tsuma no kokoro by Mikio Naruse, Pu-San by Kon Ichikawa, Aoi Sanmyaku by Tadashi Imai

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