Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in December, 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

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)

Japanese film festival tour in Canada
Dates: September 1 to December 10, 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

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

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 25 to December 21, 2011
Venues:

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

Serbia (December 8 to 11)
Serbia/Belgrade
Belgrade culture center

Serbia (December 19 to 21)
Serbia/Podgorica
National Theatre of Montenegro

Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Serbia, Embassy of Japan in Poland, The National Film Archive, Belgrade culture center, National Theatre of Montenegro
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

Kihachi Okamoto Retrospective
Dates: December 1 to 31, 2011
Venues:

Korea / Seoul

Korean Film Archive

Presented by: The Japan Foundation, The Japan Foundation, Seoul, Korean Film Archive
Films Screened: Kihachi Okamoto :The Elegant Life of Mr. Everyman, Nikudan, Zatoichi meets Yojimbo, Vengence for Sale

Special Screenings of Japanese Silent Films
with Benshi( narrator) and Live Music
Dates: December 2 and 3 (Berlin)
Venues: Germany / Berlin
The Japanese-German Center Berlin ( December 2, Berlin ), Kino Babylon( December 3, Berlin )
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, 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)

Satsuo yamamoto Retrospectives (Portugal)
Dates: December 2 to 19, 2011
Venues: Portugal / Lisbon
Cinemateca (PDF:External link)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation
Films Screened: THE CART SONG, STREET OF VIOLENCE: THE PEN NEVER LIES,
A BAND OF ASSASSINS, RETURN OF THE BAND OF ASSASSINS, THE TYCOON, THE IVORY TOWER, THE BRIDE OF HADES, SOLAR ECLIPSE

Kaneto Shindo Retrospective in Russia
Dates: December 8 to 18, 2011
Venues: Kinocentr Rodina
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, The Consulate General of Japan in Saint Petersburg
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

Satsuo yamamoto Retrospectives (Spain)
Dates: December 9 to 10, 2011
Venues: Spain / Catalan
Barcelona Provincial Film Library
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, The Japan Foundation, Madrid
Films Screened: THE TYCOON, Tby Satsuo yamamoto

Japanese Film Screening at International Film Festival of Kerala
Dates: December 9 to 16, 2011
Venues: India / Trivandrum
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, The Japan Foundation, New Delhi
Films Screened: Yasuzo Masumura: The Precipice, Hoodlum Soldier.  Nagisa Oshima: Street of Love and Hope, The Sun’s Burial.

Japanese Film Week 2011 - Spirit of Renaissance in Japan after World War II-
Dates: December 11 to 15, 2011
Venues: Egypt / Cairo
Artistic Creativity Center
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, The Japan Foundation, Cairo
Films Screened: Takashi Koizumi:Best Wishes for Tomorrow, Shohei Imamura: Madam Onboro, Susumu Hani: Children in Class, Kirio Urayama : Cupola, Where the Furnaces Glow, Noriaki Tsuchimoto:The Fireman, Takashi Yamazaki:ALWAYS -Sunset on Third Street-

BESUCH VON REGISSEUR TAKASHI KOIZUMI
Dates: December 12 to 17, 2011
Venues: Germany/Cologne, Düsseldorf, Nürnberg, München
Eastgate Cinema
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, The Japan Cultural Institute in Cologne
Films Screened: BEST WISHES FOR TOMORROW(Cologne),  After the Rain(München)

Japanese Film Screening at Third Eye Asian Film Festival
Dates: December 22 to 29, 2011
Venues: India / Mumbai
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Consulate General of Japan, Mumbai , The Japan Foundation, New Delhi
Films Screened: Yasujiro Ozu :Tokyo Story, Munakata Sisters.  Takeshi Kitano : Kids Return, Kikujiro

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