Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in January, 2011

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 India
Dates: September 4, 2010 to January 2011
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

Film Screening Miyori no mori (Miyori in the Sacred Forest)
Dates: August 3, 2010 to January 20, 2011
Venues: US / Washington
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Consulate-General of Japan in Seattle
Films Screened: MIYORI in the SACRED FOREST by Fumi YAMAMOTO


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: Tokyo Tower by Joji Matsuoka, The Battery - Future in Our Hands - by Yojiro Takita, I Just Didn´t Do It by Masayuki Suo, The Glass Rabbit by Setsuko Shibuichi, Canary by Akihiko Shiota, A Stranger of Mine by Kenji Uchida, WARABINOKOU - to the bracken fields - by Hideo Onchi, The King of 21st Century by Yoshie Ogihara, German plus Rain by Satoko Yokohama

 

Tribute to Takeo Kimura
Dates: January 6 to 18, 2011
Venues: France / Paris
The Institute of Japanese Culture in Paris
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Maison de la culture du Japon a Paris
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

 

Pune International Film Festival
Dates: January 6 to 13, 2011
Venues: India / Pune
E-Square, Inox, Fame and others
Presented by: Pune International Film Festival, Consulate General of Japan in Mumbai
Films Screened: 27 films including The Story of the Last Chrysanthemums by Kenji Mizoguchi, The Grand Master by Daisuke Ito, The Human Condition Part I & II by Masaki Kobayashi, The Tycoon by Satsuo Yamamoto, Pastral Hide-and-Seek by Shuji Terayama, Zegen by Shohei Imamura, and Boiling Point by Takeshi Kitano

 

Yashwant International Film Festival
Dates: January 21 to 27, 2011
Venues: India / Mumbai
Yashwantrao Chavan Prathishtan
Presented by: Pune International Film Festival, Consulate General of Japan in Mumbai
Films Screened: Face by Junji Sakamoto, Pastral Hide-and-Seek by Shuji Terayama, Zegen by Shohei Imamura, and Boiling Point by Takeshi Kitano

 

Japanese Film Festival 2011
Dates: January 14 to 17, 2011
Venues: Uganda / Kampala
Cineplex
Presented by: Embassy of Japan in Uganda
Films Screened: Half a Confession by Kiyoshi Sasabe?Shangri-LA (Japan Goes Bankrupt) by Takashi Miike, Out of This World by Junji Sakamoto, Chibi Maruko Chan by Tsutomu Shibayama

Akira Kurosawa Centennial Retrospective
Dates: January 6 to 19, 2011
Venues: Thai / Bangkok
SF World Cinema
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Bangkok
Films Screened: 25 films by Akira Kurosawa including Seven Samurai, Yojimbo, Sanshiro Sugata, High and Low, Red Beard, and The Throne of Blood


Akira Kurosawa Centennial Retrospective
Dates: January 6 to 19, 2011
Venues: Thai / Bangkok
SF World Cinema
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Bangkok
Films Screened: 25 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 East Europe
Dates: May, 2010 to March, 2011
Venues: Slovak Republic / Bratislava (January 14 to 16)
Mladost Cinema
Czech Republic / Prague (January 21 to 25)
Kino Lucerna
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Slovak Republic, Embassy of Japan in Czech Republic
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, Climber’s High by Masato Harada

 

Yasujiro Ozu Retrospective
Dates: January 6 to March 28, 2011
Venues: Germany / Cologne
The Japan Cultural Institute in Cologne
Presented by: The Japan Cultural Institute in Cologne
Films Screened: I Flunked, but ..., Young Days, Tokyo Chorus, I Was Born, but ..., Passing Fancy, The Only Son, The Record of a Tenement Gentleman, A Hen in the Wind, Late Spring, The Munakata Sisters, Early Summer, The Flavor of Green Tea over Rice, Tokyo Story, Early Spring, Twilight in Tokyo, Equinox Flower, Floating Weeds, Good Morning, Late Autumn, Early Autumn, An Autumn Afternoon


Japanese Anime Film Festival
Dates: January 17 to 28, 2011
Venues: Nicaragua / Managua (January 17 to 21) Cinemark
Leon (January 24 to 28) Siglo Nuevo
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Nicaragua
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


Nagisa Oshima Retrospective
Dates: January 22 to 31, 2011
Venues: Argentine / Buenos Aires
La Sala Leopoldo Lugones del Teatro San Martín
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Argentine, La Sala Leopoldo Lugones del Teatro San Martín, Argentine Film Foundation
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, Diary of A Shinjuku Thief by Nagisa Oshima

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