Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in January, 2010

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: Czech Republic / Prague
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Czech
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


Touring Japanese Film Festival in India / Retrospective of Mikio Naruse
Dates: January 5 to 12, 2010
Venues: India / Delhi
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, The Japan Foundation New Delhi, India International Centre
Films Screened: Mother, Man and Wife, Her Lonely Lane, Scattered Cloouds, Sound of the Mountain by Mikio Naruse


Documentary Film Screenings
Dates: January 7 to March 31, 2010
Venues: Germany / The Japan Cultural Institute in Cologne (Cologne)
Presented by: The Japan Cultural Institute in Cologne
Films Screened: Woman was the Sun, The Life of Hiratsuka Raicho by Sumiko Haneda, Manzan Benigaki (Red Persimmons) A Record of People living with persimmons by Shinsuke Ogawa and Xiaolian Peng, Ms. Ryang, an “ama” diver by Masaki Haramura, and other films


Screenings of Female Director’s Works
Dates: January 12 to March 16, 2010
Venues: Italy / Rome
Presented by: The Japan Cultural Institute in Rome
Films Screened: Katatsumori, Embracing by Naomi Kawase, Eternal Breasts, Love Letters by Kinuyo Tanaka, Kamome Diner, Megane by Naoko Ogigami, The Cherry Tree with Gray Blossoms by Sumiko Haneda, The Cat Leaves Home by Nami Iguchi, The Glass Rabbit by Setsuko Shibuichi


The Japan Foundation Midwest Film Festival 2010
Dates: January 20 to March 10, 2010
Venues: USA /Michigan, Wisconsin, Kansas
Oakland University, Western Michigan University, University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of Kansas
Presented by: The Japan Foundation New York
Films Screened: Memories of Matsuko by Tetsuya Nakashima, ALWAYS-Sunset on Third Street- by Takashi Yamazaki, The Girl Who Leapt Through Time by Mamoru Hosoda, I just did’t do it by Masayuki Suo


Major Film Studios in Japan 3: History of TOEI
Dates: January 21 to March 20, 2010
Venues: France / Paris
Presented by: The Japan Cultural Institute in Paris
Films Screened: Woman was the Sun, The Life of Hiratsuka Raicho by Sumiko Haneda, Manzan Benigaki (Red Persimmons) A Record of People living with persimmons by Shinsuke Ogawa and Xiaolian Peng, Ms. Ryang, an “ama” diver by Masaki Haramura, and other films


Kampara Japanese Film Festival
Dates: January 29 to 31, 2010
Venues: Germany / The Japan Cultural Institute in Cologne (Cologne)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Uganda
Films Screened: Linda Linda Linda by Nobuhiro Ymashita, Futaribiyori by Keiichi Nomura

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