Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in November, 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

Retrospective of Yasuzo Masumura (United)
Dates: November 16 to 20, 2011
Venues:

USA / Boulder, CO

University of Colorado- Boulder

Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Consulate-General of Japan at Denver
Films Screened: (Yasuzo Masumura) The Precipice, A Woman's Testament, The Woman Who Touched Legs, A Wife Confesses, Hoodlum Soldier

Tomu UCHIDA Retrospective
Dates: November 23 to December 4, 2011
Venues:

Brasil / São Paulo

Cinemateca Brasileira

Presented by: The Japan Foundation, The Japan Foundation, São Paulo
Films Screened: (Tomu UCHIDA), Bloody Spear at Mt.Fuji, -Kiga Kaikyo-The Straits of Hunger, Daibosatsutoge The Killer Pass, Daibosatsutoge The Killer Pass , Daibosatsutoge The Killer Pass (the final chapter).

 

Touring Japanese Film Festival in East Europe
Dates: November 4 to December 15, 2011
Venues:

Bulgaria (November 4 to 10)
Bulgaria/Sofia
National Academy for Theatre and Film Arts Hall

Poland (November 25 to December 15)
Poland/Warsaw
The National Film Archive

Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Bulgaria, National Academy for Theatre and Film Arts (NATFA), Embassy of Japan in Poland, The National Film Archive
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

 

Art Theater Guild of Japan (ATG)
Dates: October 4 to November 17, 2011
Venues: Italy / Rome
The Japan Cultural Institute in Rome
Presented by: The Japan Found ation, 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 27 to November 13, 2011
Venues: España / Zaragoza
Filmoteca de Zaragoza
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, The Japan Foundation, Madrid
Films Screened: STREET OF VIOLENCE: THE PEN NEVER LIES, THE CART SONG, A BAND OF ASSASSINS, RETURN OF THE BAND OF ASSASSINS, THE TYCOON, THE IVORY TOWER, THE BRIDE OF HADES, SOLAR ECLIPSE by Satsuo yamamoto

 

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

Germany / 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 Foundation, 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

Japanese Film Festival of India tour (Kolkata)
Dates: November 10 to 17, 2011
Venues: India/Kolkata
Nandan Cinema. etc
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in the State of Kuwait, The Japan Foundation, New Delhi
Films Screened: Eijanaika, Vangence is Mine, Black Rain, Nishi Ginza Station, Stolen Desire, Zegen by IMAMURA Shohei

Japanese Animation Festival (Kuwait)
Dates: November 20 to 22, 2011
Venues: Kuwait
KNFC Theater
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in the State of Kuwait
Films Screened: THE DAGGER OF KAMUI by RIN Taro, GALAXY EXPRESS 999 by RIN Taro, The Girl Who Leapt Through Time by HOSODA Mamoru, Mai Mai Miracle by KATABUCHI Sunao

Japan Film Festival (Zambia)
Dates: November 18, 2011
Venues: Zambia/Lusaka
Cineplex Garden City Shopping Centre
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Zambia
Films Screened: Castle under Fiery Skies by Mitsutoshi Tanaka, Tokyo Tower by Joji Matsuoka, Summer Days with Coo by Keiichi Hara

The Japan Film Festival(Zimbabwe)
In Collaboration With The In Ternational Images Film Festival For Women
Dates: November 18 to 26, 2011
Venues: Zimbabwe/Harare
Eastgate Cinema
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Zimbabwe
Films Screened: Twenty-four Eyes by KINOSHITA Keisuke, Your Friends by HIROKi Ryuichi, Dog in a Sidecar by NEGISHI Kichitaro, Nabbie’s Love by NAKAE Kenji

Fifth Japanese Film Week (Mongolia)
Dates: November 16 to 20, 2011
Venues: Mongolia / Ulaanbaatar
Orgoo kino teatre
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Mongolia
Films Screened: Happy Flight by YAGUCHI Shinobu, Climber’s High by HARADA Masato, The Battery byTAKITA Yojiro, About Her Brothe by YAMADA Yoji, Double Trouble by MATSUOKA Joji

Special Screenings of Japanese Silent Films
with Benshi( narrator) and Live Music
Dates: November 22, 2011 to January 29, 2012
Venues: Rome (November 22)
Italy / Rome
The Japan Cultural Institute in Rome
France (November 29)
France / Paris
The Japan Cultural Institute in Paris
Germany (December 2to3)
Germany / Berlin
The Japanese-German Center Berlin , Kino Babylon
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, The Japan Cultural Institute in Rome, The Japan Cultural Institute in Paris, The Japan Cultural Institute in Cologne and The Japanese-German Center Berlin
Films: Kid Commotion by SAITO Torajiro, The Downfoll of Osen by MIZOGUCHI Kenji
Narrator: SAWATO Midori
Music: YUASA Joichi (Guitar and Shamisen), SUZUKI Makiko (Flute)

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