Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in October, 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 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

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 27 to November 2, 2011
Venues:

Croatia (September 27 to October 12)
Croatia/Zagreb
Kino Tuskanac

Macedonia (October 19 to October 25)
Macedonia/Scopie
The Cinematheque of Macedonia

Bulgaria (October 31 to November 2)
Bulgaria/Varna
Festival and Congress Centre of Varna City

Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Croatia, Kino Tuskanac, Embassy of Japan in Austria, The Cinematheque of Macedonia, Embassy of Japan in Bulgaria, Varna-Japan Friendship Association
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

 

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.

Art Theater Guild of Japan (ATG)
Dates: October 4 to November 11, 2011
Venues: Italy / Rome
The Japan Cultural Institute in Rome
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, The Japan Cultural Institute in Rome
Films Screened: The Inferno of First Love, She and He by Susumu Hani, Funeral Parade of Roses by Toshio Matsumoto, Silence Has No Wings by Kazuo Kuroki, Nikudan-A Human Bullet by Kihachi Okamoto, Oh, Long Lost Lovers! by Kunio Shimizu, The Pitfall by Hiroshi Teshigawara, Pastral Hide-and-Seek by Shuji Terayama, Diary of a Shinjuku Thief, The Ceremony, Yunbogi’s Diary by  Nagisa Oshima

 

Satsuo yamamoto Retrospectives (Spain)
Dates: October 14 to November 13, 2011
Venues: Spain / Madrid, Zaragoza
Ateneo de Madrid, Segovia Film Center
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, The Japan Foundation, Madrid
Films Screened: "Niguruma no Uta" Wagon Song, A Band of Assassins,  Return of the Band of Assassins, The Tycoon, The Ivory Tower, Botan Dōrō , Solar Eclipse. by Satsuo yamamoto

Retrospective of Yasuzo Masumura (Brasil)
Dates: October 4 to October 9, 2011
Venues: Brasil / Curitiba
Cinemateca de Curitiba
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Consulate-General of Japan in Curitiba
Films Screened: Warm Current, Dr. Hanaoka’s Wife, The Blind Beast, by Yasuzo Masumura etc.

The Japan Cultural Week 2011 (Fiji)
Dates: October 18 to October 21, 2011
Venues: Republic of Fiji / Suva
Suva City Village 6
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Fiji
Films Screened: THE DAGGER OF KAMUI by RIN Taro, GALAXY EXPRESS 999 by RIN Taro, The Girl Who Leapt Through Time by HOSODA Mamoru,LAPUTA:CASTLE IN THE SKY , by MIYAZAKI Hayao

Japanese Film Festival 2011 – LOVE (Vietnam)
Dates: October 20 to November 30, 2011
Venues: Hanoi, Phan Thiet, Danang, HCMC
To be determined
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, The Japan Foundation Center for Cultural Exchange in VietNam
Films Screened: Sawako Decides by Yuya Ishii, Twilight Samurai by Yoji Yamada, Water Boys by Shinobu Yaguchi, Mai Mai Miracle by Sunao Katabuchi, Milkwoman by Akira Ogata

18th Japan Film Festival (South Africa)
Dates: October 7 to October 28, 2011
Venues: Pretoria, Cape Town, Johannesburg
Cinema Nouveau@Brooklyn Mall, Cinema Nouveau@V&A Waterfront Mall, Cinema Nouveau@Rosebank Mall
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in South Africa
Films Screened:

Castle under Fiery Skies by Mitsutoshi Tanaka, Climber's High by Masato Harada, Tokyo Tower by Joji Matsuoka, Summer Days with Coo by Keiichi Hara


Japan Film Festival 2011 (Micronesia)
Dates: October 11 to October 15, 2011
Venues: Federated States of Micronesia / Kolonia
Pohnpei Cinemas
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Micronesia
Films Screened: HAPPY FLIGHT by YAGUCHI Shinobu, I JUST DIDN'T DO IT by SUO Masayuki, RINCO'S RESTAURANT by TOMINAGA Mai, MEMORIES OF TOMORROW by TSUTSUMI Yukihiko, STAKE A LIFE FOR NOTHING by KOBAYASHI Masaki

Jikken kôbô - L’Atelier expérimental des années 1950 (France)
Dates: October 15 to October 28, 2011
Venues: France / Paris
The Japan Cultural Institute in Paris
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, The Japan Cultural Institute in Paris
Films Screened: Au Fou!,CLAP VOCALISM by Yoji KURI and films by Toshio MATSUMOTO and Shuntaro TANIGAWA 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)

 

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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