Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in August, 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

Emocao e Poesia: O Cinema de Yasujiro Ozu
Dates: June 30 to August 22 , 2010
Venues: Brazil / Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro
Rio de Janeiro CCBB (Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil)
Sao Paulo CCBB
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Sao Paulo
Films Screened: I Was Born, But…,Story of Floating Weeds, Good Morning, Passing Fancy, Tokyo Chorus, Twilight in Tokyo, The Munakata Sisters, I Flunked, But…, Young Days, Akibiyori, The Flavor of Green Tea over Rice, A Hen in the Wind, Early Spring, The Record of a Tenement Gentleman, Early Summer, Higambana, Floating Weeds

 

The 100th Anniversary Film Festival of Akira Kurosawa’s Birth
Dates: July 1 to August 29, 2010
Venues: Korea / Seoul, Pusan
Korean Film Archive, Film Forum, Cinematheque PUSAN
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Seoul
Films Screened: 23 films by Akira Kurosawa, including Seven Samurai, Yojimbo, Sanshiro Sugata, High and Low, Red Beard, and The Throne of Blood.

 

Eiga-sai 2010
Dates: July 1 to August 21, 2010
Venues: Philippine / Manila, Davao, Cebu
Shangri-La Plaza, UP Film Institute (Manila), Gaisano South City Mall (Davao), Ayala Center Cinema (Cebu)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Manila
Films Screened: ALWAYS -Sunset on Third Street- 2 by Takashi Yamazaki, Megane by Naoko Ogigami, The Bandage Club by Yukihiko Tsutsumi, Tokyo Tower by Joji Matsuoka, Franz Kafka's A Country Doctor by Koji Yamamura, The Battery-Future in Our Hands- by Yojiro Takita, Fourteen by Hiromasa Hirosue, How to Become Myself by Jun Ichikawa, Miyori in the Sacred Forest by Fumi Yamamoto, and I Just Didn’t Do It by Masayuki Suo.

 

Japanese Film Festival Singapore 2010
Dates: August 19 to 29, 2010
Venues: Singapore / Singapore
Gallery Theatre, National Museum of Singapore
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Singapore
Films Screened: A Man Vanishes, Hogs and Warships by Shohei Imamura, Sing a Song of Sex, Sinner in Paradise, Boy, Diary of A Shinjuku Thief by Nagisa Oshima, Her Brother by Kon Ichikawa, A Flame at the Pier by Masahiro Shinoda, Good for Nothing, Bloody Thirst by Yoshishige Yoshida

 

Japanese Film Festival in Wellington
Dates: August 30 to September 3, 2010
Venues: Wellington / New Zealand
The New Zealand Film Archive
The Reading Cinemas
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in New Zealand
Films Screened: Handsome Suit by Tsutomu Hanabusa, Departures by Yojiro Takita, The Summit A Chronicle of Stones by Daisaku Kimura, Kamome Diner by Naoko Ogigami, The Girl Who Leapt Through Time by Mamoru Hosoda

 

Touring Japanese Film Festival in East Europe
Dates: May, 2010 to March, 2011
Venues: Ljubljana / Slovenia
Kinodvor (August 23 to 30)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Slovenia
Films Screened: Scarred Angels by Junji Sakamoto, The Dagger of Kamui by Taro Rin, A Scene at the Sea by Takeshi Kitano, Hotel Hibiscus by Yuji Nakae, The Blossoming of Etsuko by Kazuo Kuroki, Awaking by Junji Sakamoto, Climber’s High by Masato Harada

 

FESTIVAL DE CINE "EL ANIME JAPONES”
Dates: August 4 to 8, 2010
Venues: Quito / Ecuador
La Cinemateca Nacional de la Casa de la Cultura Ecuatoriana
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Ecuador, la Casa de la Cultura Ecuatoriana
Films Screened: Chibimaruko-chan Ono-kun to Sugiyama-kun by Tsutomu Shibayama, Grito Desde el Mar Lejano by Tetsuo Imazawa, Ghost in the Shell by Mamoru Oshii, and more.

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