Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in January, 2012

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 Eastern Europe
Dates: January 12 to Febuary 28, 2012
Venues:

Slovakia (January 12 to 14, 2012)
Slovakia / Bratislava
Mladost Cinema

Czech Republic (January 20 to 26, 2012)
Czech Republic / Prague
Prague Lucerna

Lithuania (Febuary 3 to 9, 2012)
Lithuania / Vilnius
Forum Cinemas Vingis

Bosnia and Herzegovina (Febuary 22 to 28, 2012)
Bosnia and Herzegovina / Sarajevo
Sarajevo Winter Festival

Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Slovakia, Mladost Cinema, Embassy of Japan in Czech Republic, Prague Lucerna, Embassy of Japan in Lithuania, Embassy of Japan in Bosnia and Herzegovina
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

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)


Docementary Film (USA)
Dates: January 9 to March 5, 2012
Venues:

USA / Chicago, IL

Maxx Palevsky Cinema

Presented by: The Japan Foundation,The Japan Foundation, New York, Docementary Film Group (Doc Film)
Films Screened:

Lightning”“A FLOATING CLOUD”“A HOUSE OF GEISHA”“THE HEART OF A WIFE” “UNTAMED WOMAN”“When a Woman Ascends the Stairs”“Daughters, Wives and Mothers” “DRIFTING”“YEARNING” by Mikio NARUSE


Japanese Film Screening at Pune International Film Festival
Dates:

January 12 to 19, 2012

Venues:

India / Pune

To be announced

Presented by: The Japan Foundation,Consulate General of Japan Mumbai, Pune International Film festival
Films Screened:

Yasujiro OzuTokyo Story, Munakata Sisters. etc


Satsuo yamamoto Retrospectives (Rome)
Dates:

January 10 to 31, 2012

Venues:

Italy / Rome

Istituto Giapponese di Cultura in Roma ( The Japan Cultural Institute in Rome)

Presented by: The Japan Foundation, The Japan Cultural Institute in Rome
Films Screened:

Satsuo YAMAMOTOBallad of the Cart,A Band of Assassins,Return of the Band of Assassins,  The Tycoon,The Ivory Tower, The Bride from Hades,Solar Eclipse


Les maîtres de l’âge d’or du cinéma de
genre japonais Kenji Misumi et Tai Katô VOL.1
Dates: January 17 to Febuary 18, 2012
Venues:

France / Paris

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

Presented by: The Japan Foundation, The Japan Cultural Institute in Paris
Films Screened:

Yotsuya Kwaidan,The Life and Times of Ichi the Masseur,Kiru, Ken,On the Road Forever, Fight, Zato-Ichi, Fight!, Kenki(Demon of the Sword),THE SWORD THAT SAVED EDO, River of Tears (Namidagawa) by Kenji MISUMI, and other films.
The Tale of Oiwa's Ghost, Love for a Mother, Brave Records of the Sanada Clan,Samurai Vagabond,Fightin' Tatsu the Rickshaw Man,Cruel Story at the end of the Tokugawa, Blood of Revenge,Tokijiro of Kutsukake,By a Man's Face Shall You Know Him,Requiem for a Massacre,Red Peony Gambles Her Life,Red Peony Finds a Daughter by Tai KATO

 

Japanese Film Screening at Yashwant International Film Festival
Dates: January 21 to 23, 2012
Venues:

India / Mumbai

To be announced

Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Consulate General of Japan Mumbai, Yashwant International Film festival
Films:

Galaxy Express by Rintaro,Captain Harlock in Arcadia by Tomoharu Katsumata,THE GLASS RABBIT by Setsuko Shibuichi etc.


Japanese film festival (São Paulo)
Dates:

January 28 to Febuary 12, 2012

Venues:

Argentina / Buenos Aires

Teatro San Martin

Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Argentina
Films Screened:

Osaka Elegy, The Woman of the Rumor, Lady OYU,by Kenji MIZOGUCHI
MMORTAL LOVE
,Port of Flowers,The Scent of Incense, by Keisuke KINOSHITA, and other films.

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