Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in August, 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 East Europe
Dates: July 26 to August 31 , 2011
Venues: July 26 to August 1, 2011
Russia / Moscow
Kinoteatr Illusion
Presented by:The Japan Foundation, The Japanese Culture Department “Japan Foundation” of the All-Russia State Library for Foreign Literature

August 25 to 31, 2011
Russia / Saint-Petersburg
Kinocentr Rodina
Presented by:The Japan Foundation, Consulate-General of Japan in Saint-Petersburg
Films Screened: The Man Who Raised a Storm by Inoue Umeji, Akitsu Onsen by Yoshida Yoshishige, Red Handcerchief by Masuda Toshio, The Ballad of Narayama by Imamura Shohei, Violent Cop, Boiling Point, Getting Any?! by Kitano Takeshi


Eiga Sai 2011
Dates: July 1 to August 21, 2011
Venues:

Philippine / Manila, Cebu, Davao

Shangri-La, UP Film Institute (Manila), Gaisano South City Mall(Davao), Ayala Center(Cebu)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Manila
Films Screened: FEEL THE WIND by Sumio Omori, THE SUMMIT A CHRONICLE OF STONES by Daisaku Kimura, ONE MILLION YEN GIRL by Yuki Tanada, CLIMBER'S HIGH by Masato Harada, SUMMER DAYS WITH COO by Keiichi Hara, etc

 

Japanese Contemporary Film Festival
Dates: August 5 to 9, 2011
Venues:

Sri Lanka / Colombo

National Film Corporation Theatre
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, The Embassy of Japan in Sri Lanka, National Film Corporation
Films Screened: NABBIE'S LOVE, HOTEL HIBISCUS by Yuji Nakae, SHANGRI-LA (JAPAN GOES BANKRUPT) by Takashi Miike, THE GLASS RABBIT by Setsuko Shibuichi, A STRANGER OF MINE by Kenji Uchida, FUTARIBIYORI by Keiichi Nomura

 

University of Michigan Center for Japanese Studies Summer 2011 Film Series
Dates: July 29 to August 19, 2011
Venues:

USA / Ann Arbor, MI

University of Michigan
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, NY University of Michigan Center for Japanese Studies
Films Screened: Yasha by Yasuo Huruhata, HANA-BI, KIKUJIRO, A SCENE AT THE SEA by Takeshi Kitano

 

Shindo Kaneto Retrospective
Dates: July 2 to August 13, 2011
Venues:

USA / Chicago, IL Cleveland, OH

Gene Siskel Film Center, Cleveland Institute of Art Cinematheque
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Gene Siskel Film Center, Cleveland Institute of Art Cinematheque
Films Screened: “Children of Hiroshima” “THE LIFE OF CHIKUZAN, TSUGARU SHAMISEN PLAYER” “LIVE TODAY, DIE TOMORROW” “MOTHER” “THE DITCH” by Kaneto Shindo

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