Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in December, 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


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: Serbia/Belgrade, Montenegro (late November to early December)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Serbia
Films Screened: Four films including The Dagger of Kamui by Rintaro, Hotel Hibiscus by Yuji Nakae, and The Climbers High by Masato Harada.


Touring Japanese Film Festival in Canada
Dates: September 14 to December 12, 2010
Venues: Canada / Toronto
The Bloor Cinema (December 9-12)
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 December
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Consulate-General of Japan in Seattle
Films Screened: MIYORI in the SACRED FOREST by Fumi YAMAMOTO


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


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,


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: The Book of the Dead by Kihachiro Kawamoto, Memories of Tomorrow by Yukihiko Tsutsumi, Mind Game by Masaaki Yuasa, Fourteen by Hiromasa Hirosue, Linda Linda Linda, The Matsugane Potshot Affair by Nobuhiro Yamashita, Hanging Garden by Toshiaki Toyoda


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


Japan Foundation Film Festival
Dates: December 16 to 23, 2010
Venues: Korea / Seoul
Arthouse Momo
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Seoul
Films Screened: Scandal, The Idiot, Quiet Duel, Madadayo by Akira Kurosawa; Face, The Iron Fis, Ote Checkmate, Knockout by Junji Sakamoto

15th International Film Festival of Kerala
Dates: December 11 to 17, 2010
Venues: India / Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
Kalabhavan Theatre
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, New Delhi
Films Screened: Classical Films
THE STORY OF THE LAST CHRYSANTHEMUMS by Kenji Mizoguchi, The Grand Master by Daisuke Ito, THE HUMAN CONDITION Part Ι & ΙΙ by Masaki Kobayashi, THE TYCOON by Satsuo Yamamoto, PASTORAL HIDE-AND-SEEK by Shuji Terayama, ZEGEN by Shohei Imamura, BOILING POINT by Takeshi Kitano
Japanese Manga
The Spider and The Tulip by Kenzo Masaoka, Room by Yoji Kuri, The Demon by Kihachiro Kawamoto, Pica Don by Renzo Kinoshita, The Magic Box by Tadanari Okamoto, Broken Down Film by Osamu Tezuka, Karo & Piyobupt "Imagination" by Koji Yamamura, TarZan by Taku Furukawa, Ski Jumping Pairs by Riichiro Mashima

The 14th Japanese Film Festival
Dates: October 18, 2010 to January 2011
Venues: Australia / Perth, Brisbane, Canberra, Sydney, Melbourne, Hobart
Australian Centre for Moving Images (Melbourne) (December 2 to 7)
Village Cinema (Hobart) (December 12 to 26)
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

Premiere Japan 2010
Dates: December 10 to 11, 2010
Venues: United Kingdom / London
British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, London, The Embassy of Japan in the UK
Films Screened: Crazy Thunder Road by Sogo Ishii, The Chef of South Polar by Shuichi Okita

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