Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in September, 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

Japanese Film Festival in Wellington
Dates: August 30 to September 3, 2010
Venues: New Zealand / Wellington
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: Hungary / Budapest
Örökmozgó Filmmúzeum (September 6 to 12)
Zagreb / Croatia
Kino Tuskanac, Zagreb (September 20 to 28)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Budapest, Hungary National Film Archive The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Croatia, Croatian Film Clubs' Association
Films Screened: A Scene at the Sea by Takeshi Kitano, Scarred Angels by Junji Sakamoto, Hotel Hibiscus by Yuji Nakae, The Blossoming of Etsuko Kamiya by Kazuo Kuroki, Awaking by Junji Sakamoto, The Dagger of Kamui by Rintaro, The Climbers High by Masato Harada

 

Shohei Imamura Retrospective
Dates: September 28 to October 8, 2010
Venues: PRussia / Moscow
Central House of Artist
Presented by: The Japanese Culture Department "Japan Foundation" of the All-Russia State Library for Foreign Literature, Muzey Kino
Films Screened: Nishi Ginza Station, Stolen Desire, Endless Desire, Hogs and Warships, The Insect Woman, Intensions of Murder, Pornographers, Profound Desire of the Gods, Madam Onboro, Vengeance if Mine, Eijanaika, The Ballad of Narayama, The Eel

 

The 100th Anniversary Film Festival of Akira Kurosawa’s Birth
Dates: September 14 to 29, 2010
Venues: Philippines / Manila
Cultural Center of the Philippines, UP Film Institute
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Manila
Films Screened: 23 films by Akira Kurosawa, including Seven Samurai, Yojimbo, Sanshiro Sugata, High and Low, Red Beard, and The Throne of Blood.

 

Touring Japanese Film Festival in India
Dates: September 4, 2010 to January 2010
Venues: India / New Delhi, Chennai, Mumbai, Kolkata, Kolhapur /
Shri Fort Auditorium (New Delhi), South Indian Film Chamber of Commerce Auditorium (Chennai), 9th Third Eye Asian Film Festival (Mumbai, Kolhapur), Kolkota Cinema Festival (Kolkata)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, New Delhi, Consulate-General of Japan in Kolkata, Consulate-General of Japan in Chennai, Consulate-General of Japan in Mumbai
Films Screened: Conflagration, The Harp of Burma, Nihonbashi, The Heir, The Makioka Sisters, The Outcast by Kon Ichikawa

 

Touring Japanese Film Festival in Canada
Dates: September 14 to December 12, 2010
Venues: Canada / Victoria, Whitehorse. Vancouver, Campbell River
(September 14 to 27)
Cinecenta (University of Victoria), Qwanlin Theatre (Whitehorse), Pacific Cinematheque (Vancouver), Caprice 5 Showcase Cinemas (Campbell River)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Toronto, Embassy of Japan in Canada, Consulate General of Japan in Vancouver, Consulate General of Japan inCalgary, Consulate General of Japan in Montreal, Consulate General of Japan in Toronto
Films Screened: ALWAYS -Sunset on Third Street- by Takashi Yamazaki, Memories of Matsuko by Tetsuya Nakajima, The Battery-Future in Our Hands- by Yojiro Takita, I Just Didn’t Do It by Masayuki Suo

Touring Japanese Film Festival in Southern Universities
Dates: September 16 to November 19, 2010
Venues: US / Norman, Oklahoma; University, Mississippi; Lexington, Kentucky; Clemson, South Carolina; Charlottesville, Virginia University of Oklahoma, University of Mississippi, University of Kentucky, Clemson University, University of Virginia
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, University of Oklahoma, University of Mississippi, University of Kentucky, Clemson University, University of Virginia
Films Screened: Killer’s Age by Kihachi Okamoto, The Face of Another by Hiroshi Teshigawara, Yearning by Mikio Naruse, The Fort of Death by Eiichi Kudo, Kwaidan by Masaki Kobayashi

FESTIVAL DE CINE "EL ANIME JAPONES”
Dates: September 3 to 16, 2010
Venues: Venezuela / Caracas
CELARG-Casa Rómulo Gallegos, Cinemateca MBA (Museo de Bellas Artes)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Venezuela, Fundación Cinemateca Nacional
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.

Japanese History Films (JIDAIGEKI)
Dates: September 2 to December 20, 2010
Venues: Germany / Cologne
The Japan Cultural Institute in Cologne
Presented by: The Japan Cultural Institute in Cologne
Films Screened: Samurai Vagabond by Tai Kato, The Life and Times of Ichi the Masseur, The Sword That Saved Edo by Kenji Misumi, Assassination by Masahiro Shinoda, Benten Boy by Daisuke Ito, Yukinojo by Kon Ichikawa, Assasination of Ryoma by Kazuo Kuroki, The Letter by Mansaku Itami, The Hidden Fortress by Akira Kurosawa, Shiranui Kengyo by Kazuo Kuroki, Miyamoto Musashi by Tomu Uchida, Kill by Kihachi Okamoto, A Pot Worth One Million Ryo by Sadao Yamanaka, Gate of Hell by Teinosuke Kinugasa

Kohei Oguri Retrospectives
Dates: September 9 to 18, 2010
Venues: France / Paris
The Japan Cultural Institute in Paris
Presented by: The Japan Cultural Institute in Paris
Films Screened: The Sting of Death, Kayako no Tameni, Muddy River, Nemuru Otoko

Japan Film Festival for 150th Anniversary of Japan-Portugal Friendship
Dates: September 21 to October 28, 2010
Venues: Portugal / Santarem, Torres Novas, Abrantes, Tomar, Lisbon
Teatro Sa da Bandeira, Teatro Virginia, Cine-Teatro São Pedro, Cine-Teatro Paraíso, Cinemateca Portuguesa (Lisbon)
Presented by: Embassy of Japan in Portugal
Films Screened: Street of Love and Hope, Sing a Song of Sex, Naked Youth, The Sun's Burial, Japanese Night and Fog, Yunbogi’s Diary, Sinner in Paradise, Boy, The Ceremony by Nagisa Oshima, Boiling Point, HANA-BI, Getting Any?!, Kids Return, Violent Cop by Takeshi Kitano

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