Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in September, 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

Japanese Film Festival 2011
Dates: September 15 to 21, 2011
Venues:

Kuala Lumpur, Penang

Golden Screen Cinemas Mid Valley, Golden Screen Cinemas 1 Utama, Golden Screen Cinemas Pavilion, Golden Screen Cinemas Gurney Plaza

Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Kuala Lumpur
Films Screened: Double Trouble by Joji Matsuoka,Sawako Decides by Yuya Ishii,Happy Flight by Shinobu Yaguchi,About Her Brother by Yoji Yamada,Mai Mai Miracle by Sunao Katabuchi and 5 more films

Japanese film festival tour in Canada
Dates: September 1 to December 31, 2011
Venues:

Victoria, Whitehorse, Salmon Arm, Whitehorse, Vancouver, Calgary, Winnipeg,Ottawa, Montreal,City of Fredericton,Hamilton,London, Tronto

Cinecenta (University of Victoria), Qwanlin Theatre, Salmar Classic Theatre, Pacific Cinematheque, PLAZA THEATRE, Cinematheque, National Archives of Canada Library, Cinema du Parc, University of New Brunswick, The Westdale Theatre, Western Film, University of Western Ontario, Royal Theatre

Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Toronto
Films Screened: LINDA LINDA LINDA by YAMASHITA Nobuhiro,ALWAYS -Sunset on Third Street- 2 by YAMAZAKI Takashi,WONDER CHILD by HAGIUDA Koji,THE SUMMIT A CHRONICLE OF STONES by KIMURA Daisaku

Japanese Film Festival in the U.S. Midwest college tour
Dates: September 1 to December 31, 2011
Venues:

St Louis, MO/ Muncie, IN/ Iowa City, IA/ Ithaca, NY/Middlebury, VT/Middletown, CT

Washington University in St. Louis, Ball State University, University of Iowa, Cornell University, Middlebury College, Weslyan University

Presented by: The Japan Foundation, New York
Films Screened: HARMFUL INSECT by SHIOTA Akihiko,ONE MILLION YEN GIRL by TANADA Yuki,Yunagi City, Sakura Country by SASABE Kiyoshi,Kamikaze Girls by NAKASHIMA Tetsuya

Retrospective of Masahiro shinoda
Dates: September 1 to 25, 2011
Venues:

Mexico/Mexico

Cineteca Nacional

Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Mexico
Films Screened: Assassination, Pale Flower, The Dry Lake, Himiko, Double Suicide,by SHINODA Masahiro

 

Retrospective of Yasuzo Masumura
Dates: September 17 to 28, 2011
Venues:

Brasil / São Paulo

Municipal Cultural Center, São Paulo

Presented by: The Japan Foundation, São Paulo
Films Screened: (Yasuzo Masumura) Warm Current,The Precipice ,A Wife Confesses,Dr. Hanaoka’s Wife,The Blind Beast

 

Kansai:l'autre cinéma japonais
Dates: September 24 to October 27, 2011
Venues:

France / Paris

The Japan Cultural Institute in Paris ( Maison de la culture du Japon a Paris)

Presented by: The Japan Cultural Institute in Paris
Films Screened: German plus Rainby Satoko YAMASHITA,The Matsugane Potshot Affairby YAMASHITA Nobuhiro,Kishiwada Hooligansby IZUTSU Kazuyuki,Sawako Decidesby ISHII Yuya,Hanging Gardenby TOYODA Toshiaki,Face by SAKAMOTO Junji,Ote Checkmate by SAKAMOTO Junji etc. 74 films in total.

Kaneto Shindo Retrospective in Russia
Dates: September 27 to October 9, 2011
Venues:

Russian Federation / Moscow

Museum of Cinema

Presented by: The Japan Foundation, The Japanese Culture Department “Japan Foundation” of the All-Russia State Library for Foreign Literature
Co-organizer: Museum of Cinema
Films Screened: Children of Hiroshima,The Ditch,Mother ,Onibaba,Live Today, Die Tomorrow,The Life of Chikuzan,Tsugaru Shamisen Player,Sakuratai 8・6”,Bokuto Kidan” A Strange Story of Oyuki,A Last Note,Will to Live,The Owl,The Island,Byplayer, The Tale of Genji,Elegant Beast

 

Touring Japanese Film Festival in East Europe
Dates: September 15 to 17, 2011
Venues:

Greece / Athens

Greek Film Archive Film Museum

Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Greece
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

Japanese Amination Film Festival here in Botswana
Dates: September 15 to 18, 2011
Venues:

Gaborone

New Capital Cinema Game City

Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Botswana
Films Screened: Summer Days With Coo by Keiichi Hara,Tokyo Towerby Joji Matsuoka,Climber’s High by Masato Harada,Castle under Fire by Mitsutoshi Tanaka

Archive Theatre, National Film Archive of India
Dates: September 9 to 11, 2011 (New Delhi) ,
October 1 to 3, 2011 (Mumbai)
Venues:

New Delhi, Mumbai

Siri Fort Auditorium (New Delhi) , *Not determined in Mumbai

Presented by: The Japan Foundation, New Delhi, Embassy of Japan in India, Cunsulate General of Japan, Mumbai , Cinedarbaar
Films Screened: Galaxy Express by Rintaro,Captain Harlock in Arcadia by Tomoharu Katsumata,Miyori in the Secret Forest by Fumi Yamamoto, Chibi Maruko-chanby Tsutomu Shibayama, etc.

Ozu Yasujiro Retrospective
Dates: September 15 to October 21, 2011
Venues:

Seoul, Gwangju, Daegu

Seoul Art Cinema(Seoul), Gwangju Theater(Gwangju), Dong Sung Art Hall(Dong Sung).

Presented by: The Japan Foundation,Seoul, Seoul Art Cinema
Films Screened: I was born, but…, Early Spring, Tokyo Story, Munakata Sisters, The Early Autumn, etc.

Akira Kurosawa Retrospective
Dates: September 1, 2011 to January 29, 2012
Venues:

Köln, Berlin, München, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Nürnberg, Hamburg

The Japan Cultural Institute in Cologne (Cologne),Arsenal (Berlin),Munich Film Museum (Munich), Dusseldorf Film Museum (Düsseldorf), German Film Museum (Frankfurt), Nuremberg House Films (Nürnberg), Kinemathek Hamburg (Hamburg)

Presented by: The Japan Cultural Institute in Cologne
Films Screened: SANSHIRO SUGATA, THE MOST BEAUTIFUL, SANSHIRO SUGATA 2, THOSE WHO STEP ON THE TAIL OF THE TIGER ,NO REGRETS FOR OUR YOUTH, One Wonderful Sunday, Drunken Angel, QUIET DUEL, STRAY DOG, SCANDAL, RASHOMON, THE IDIOT, IKIRU, SEVEN SAMURAI, I Live in Fear, THE THRONE OF BLOOD, THE LOWER DEPTHS, THE HIDDEN FORTRESS, The Bad Sleep Well, YOJIMBO, SANJURO, HIGH AND LOW, RED BEARD, DODESKADEN, Dersu Uzala, Shadow Warrior, Ran, Dreams,Rhapsody in August, Madadayo(Not Yet)

Japanese Anime screenings and talks
Dates: September 15 to 17, 2011
Venues:

Australia /Canberra

National Film and Sound Archive Australia

Presented by: Embassy of Japan in Australia、National Film and Sound Archive Australia
Films Screened: Colorfulby HARA Keiichi,JUMPINGby TEZUKA Osamu, BROKEN DOWN FILMby TEZUKA Osamu

 

The 15th Japanese Film Festival Circuit (Australia)
Dates: September 6 to December 6, 2011
Venues:

Adelaide, Perth, Hobart, Brisbane, Canberra, Sydney, Melbourne

MurcuryCinema(Adelaid), State Libraly, Theatre,Perth Cultural Centre,Northbridge,WA(Perth), State Theatre, North Hobart, TAS(hobart),Schonell Cinema, Bld 22/Lvl3 Union Comple, Union Road, University of Queensland, St Lucia QLD 4072(Brisbane), National Film & Sound Archive, McCoy Circuit, Acton, ACT(Canberra),Event Cinema George Street(Sydney), ACMI(Australian Centre ofor Moving Image)/Hoyts Melbourne Central(Melbourne)

Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Sydney, Embassy of Japan in Australia, Respective Consulate General.
Films Screened: GALAXY EXPRESS 999by RIN Taro,RAILWAYS by NISHIKOORI Yoshinari,Ken, Kiru, On the Road Forever, Yotsuya Kwaidan, The Homely Sisterby MISUMI Kenji

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