Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in November, 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

Shohei Imamura Retrospective
Dates: November 9 to 22, 2010
Venues: Russia / Krasnoyarsk
Krasnoyarsk Museum Center
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 44th Japanese Film Festival
Dates: November 10 to 15, December 3 to 7, 2010
Venues: Russia / Moscow, St. Petersburg
Cinema “35mm” (Moscow), Cinema Rodina (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, Muzey Kino
Films Screened: School Days with a Pig by MAEDA Tetsu, Chibi Maruko-chan by SHIBAYAMA Tsutomu, One Million Yen Girl by TANADA Yuki, How to Become Myself by ICHIKAWA Jun, 5 Centimeters per Second by SHINKAI Makoto
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 East Europe
Dates: May, 2010 to March, 2011
Venues: Bulgaria / Sofia
NAFTIZ (November 2 to 8)
Serbia/Belgrade, Montenegro (late November to early December)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Bulgaria, Embassy of Japan in Serbia
Films Screened: Scarred Angels by Junji Sakamoto, The Dagger of Kamui by Rintaro, A Scene at the Sea by Takeshi Kitano, Hotel Hibiscus by Yuji Nakae, The Blossoming of Etsuko by Kazuo Kuroki, Awaking by Junji Sakamoto, The Climbers High by Masato Harada
Touring Japanese Film Festival in Canada
Dates: September 14 to December 12, 2010
Venues: Canada / Calgary, Ottawa, Halifax
Cinema du Parc (Montreal, November 12-13), Princess Theatre (Waterloo, November 21), The Westdale Theatre (Hamilton, November 28)
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
Film Screening Miyori no mori (Miyori in the Sacred Forest)
Dates: August 3, 2010 to January 20, 2011
Venues: US / Washington
No screening in November
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Consulate-General of Japan in Seattle
Films Screened: MIYORI in the SACRED FOREST by Fumi YAMAMOTO
Touring Japanese Film Festival in Southern Universities
Dates: September 16 to December 12, 2010
Venues:

US / Norman, Oklahoma; University, Mississippi; Lexington, Kentucky; Charlottesville, Virginia;New York, New York

University of Oklahoma, University of Mississippi, University of Kentucky, University of Virginia, Asia Society

Presented by: The Japan Foundation, University of Oklahoma, University of Mississippi, University of Kentucky, University of Virginia, Asia Society
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
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
Hiroshima: Japanese Film Festival 2010
Dates: October 2010 to February 2011
Venues: Egypt / Cairo, Alexandria (October 21-November 23)
El Sawy Culture Wheel, Artistic Creativity Centre (in Cairo);
Centre of Arts (in Alexandria)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Cairo
Films Screened: Children of Hiroshima by Kaneto Shindo; Black Rain by Shohei Imamura; Women in the Mirror by Yoshishige Yoshida; Yunagi City, Sakura Country by Kiyoshi Sasabe; The Face of Jizo by Kazuo Kuroki; Barefoot Gen 1 by Mamoru Masaki
Japanese Film Festival 2010
Dates: October 9 to November 10, 2010
Venues: Viet Nam / Hanoi, Hai Phong, HCMC, Nha Trang
BHD Star Cinema (HCMC), Cinema 10, Hoang Hoa Tham St. (Nha Trang), 1 May Cinema Theater (Hai Phong), National Film Center (Hanoi)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Vietnam, Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, The Consulate General of Japan in Ho Chi Minh City, Foreign Affair Department of Hai Phong City, National Cinema Center, Hanoi
Films Screened: Happy Flight by Fumiyasu Yaguchi, 5 Centimeters per Second by Makoto Shinkai, Yunagi City, Sakura Country by Kiyoshi Sasabe, Memories of Tomorrow by Yukihiko Tsutsumi, Kamikaze Girls by Tetsuya Nakajima, Tony Takitani by Jun Ichikawa, Rashomon by Akira Kurosawa, Sansho the Bailiff by Kenji Mizoguchi
Traveling Film Screenings:
Akira Kurosawa Retrospective (Serbia, Hungary, Slovakia)
Dates: November 1 to 17, 2010
Venues: Serbia/Nis
Nis Cultural Center (November 1-5)
Hungary / Budapest
Hungarian National Film Archive (November 11-17)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Budapest
Films Screened: Films by Akira Kurosawa, including Drunken Angel, Stray Dog, Doomed, Red Beard, and High and Low.
The 100th Anniversary Film Festival of Akira Kurosawa’s Birth
Dates: October 28 to November 12, 2010
Venues: Indonesia / Jakarta, Bandung, Depok
Institut Kesenian Jakarta, Universitas Indonesia, Indonesia College of Arts, Bandung Institute of Technology, Widyatama University, Darma Persada University
Presented by: The Japan Foundation
Films Screened: 10 films by Akira Kurosawa, including Seven Samurai, Yojimbo, Sanshiro Sugata, High and Low, and Red Beard.
Yasuzo Masumura Retrospectives
Dates: October 28 to November 7, 2010
Venues: Spain / Madrid
Circulo de Bellas Artes de Madrid
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Madrid
Films Screened: 18 films by Yasuzo Masumura including Warm Current, The Precipice, A Wife Confesses, Dr. Hanaoka’s Wife, and The Blind Beast.
Yasuzo Masumura Retrospectives
Dates: November 18 to December 17, 2010
Venues: Portugal /Amadora
Escola Superior de Teatro e Cinema
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, The Embassy of Japan in Portugal
Films Screened: La Baisers, Giants and Toys, Le Gars des Vents Froids, A Wife Confesses, La Femme de Seisaku, Manji, The Hoodlum Soldier,
Japanese Film Festival in Ireland 2010
Dates: October 29 to November 14, 2010
Venues: Ireland / Cork, Limerick, Galway, Dublin
University of Limerick (Limerick), CineWorld (Dublin)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Ireland, access cinema
Films Screened: 9 souls by Toshiaki Toyoda, The place Promised in Our Early Days by Makoto Shinkai, and other films.
16th Japanese Film Festival
Dates: November 5 to 21, 2010
Venues: South Africa/Johannesburg, Cape Town, Pretoria
Brooklyn Mall (Pretoria), V&A Mall (Cape Town), Rose Bank Mall (Johannesburg)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in South Africa
Films Screened: HALF A CONFESSION by Kiyoshi Sasabe, SHANGRI-LA (JAPAN GOES BANKRUPT) by Takashi Miike, The Girl Who Leapt Through Time by Mamoru Hosoda, Kamome Dinerby Naoko Ogigami, A Dog in a Sidecar by Kichitaro Negishi
Years 2000-2010: Panorama of Contemporary Japanese Cinema
Dates: October 27, 2010 to February 5, 2011
Venues: France /Paris
Maison de la culture du Japon a Paris
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Maison de la culture du Japon a Paris
Films Screened: Waterboys by Shinobu Yaguchi, Franz Kafka's A Country Doctor by Koji Yamamura, Sad Vacation by Shinji Aoyama, Go by Sadao Yukisada, Harmuful Insect by Akihiko Shiota, Megane by Naoko Ogigami, Wonder Child by Koji Hagiuda, blue by Hiroshi Ando
Takeo Kimura: Tribute to A Great Set Designer
Dates: October 19 to December 7, 2010
Venues: Italy / Rome
The Institute of Japanese Culture in Rome
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, The Institute of Japanese Culture in Rome
Films Screened: Wild Geese by Shiro Toyoda, A Hole of My Own Making by Tomu Uchida, The Young Rebel by Seijun Suzuki, Flowers & Rage by Seijun Suzuki, Comfort Women by Seijun Suzuki, Tokyo Nagaremono by Seijun Suzuki, Zigeunerweisen by Seijun Suzuki, Dreaming Awake by Takeo Kimura
The 14th Japanese Film Festival
Dates: October 18, 2010 to January 2011
Venues: Australia / Perth, Brisbane, Canberra, Sydney, Melbourne, Hobart
National Film & Sound Archive (Canberra) (November 10 to 14)
Event Cinemas George Street (Sydney) (November 22 to 28)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation,
Embassy of Japan in Australia; Consulate-General of Japan, Sydney; Consulate-General of Japan, Perth; Consulate-General of Japan, Melbourne, Consulate-General of Japan, Brisbane;
Films Screened: The Summit a Chronicle of Stones by Daisaku Kimura, About Her Brother by Yoji Yamada, Feel the Wind by Sumio Oomori, Castle under Fiery Skies by Mitsutoshi Tanaka, Villon’s Wife by Kichitaro Negishi

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