Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in February, 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: Bosnia and Herzegovina / Sarajevo (February 17 to 23)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Bosnia and Herzegovina
co-organized by: Sarajevo Winter Festival
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
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
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
Touring Japanese Film Festival in India / Retrospective of Mikio Naruse
Dates: February 2 to 5, 2010
Venues: India / Chennai
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Consulate-General of Japan, Chennai
Films Screened: Mother, Man and Wife, Her Lonely Lane, Scattered Cloouds, Sound of the Mountain by Mikio Naruse
Girls on Films: Females in Contemporary Japanese Cinema
Dates: February 9 to March 21, 2010
Venues: U.K. /ICA (London), Arnolfini (Bristol), Queen’s Film Theatre (Belfast), Showroom (Sheffield), Filmhouse (Edinburgh)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, London
Films Screened: Fourteen by Hiromasa Hirosue, Kamome Diner by Naoko Ogigami, How to Become Myself by Jun Ichikawa, German plus Rain by Satoko Yokohama
Japanese Film Festival in Cairo
Dates: February 14 to 18, 2010
Venues: Egypt / Artistic Creativity Center (Cairo)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Cairo
Films Screened: A Stranger of Mine by Kenji Uchida, Kamikaze Girls by Tetsuya Nakashima, Tony Takitani by Jun Ichikawa, Dog in a Sidecar by Kichitaro Negishi, The Stars Converge by Kiyoshi Sasabe
The 16th Japanese Film Festival in South Africa
Dates: February 25 to March 21, 2010
Venues: South Africa / Pretoria, Durban, Cape Town, Johannesburg
Presented by: Embassy of Japan in South Africa
co-organized by: JICA
Films Screened: Kikujiro by Takeshi Kitano, Floating Weeds by Yasujiro Ozu, Inochi by Tetsuo Shinohara, Linda Linda Linda by Nobuhiro Ymashita, Futaribiyori by Keiichi Nomura, Ping Pong Bath Station by Gen Yamakawa

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