Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in February, 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:

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


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


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


Dos maestros del cine japonés (Argentina)
Dates:

January 28 to February 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.


Japanese Literature in Film (Rome)
Dates:

February 21 to March 22, 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:

Fires on the Plain, I AM A CAT, THE MAKIOKA SISTERS by Kon ICHIKAWA. SILENCE  by Masahiro SHINODA , THE ECHO by Mikio, NARUSE ,WOMAN IN THE DUNES by Hiroshi TESHIGAWARA, RINCO'S RESTAURANT by Mai TOMINAGA, HE KII RIVER by Noboru NAKAMURA


Japanese masterpiece film festival (Algerie)
Dates:

February 1 to March 15, 2012

Venues:

Algeria/Algers, Bejaia, Oran, Sidi Bel Abbes, Thialet

Cinémathèque Algers, Cinémathèque Bejaia, Cinémathèque Oran, Cinémathèque Sidi Bel Abbes, Cinémathèque Thialet

Presented by:

The Japan Foundation, Ambassade du Japon en Algerie

Films Screened:

Voyage à Tokyo by Yasujiro Ozu, Conte de la lune vague après la pluie, Vie de Oharu  by Kenji Mizoguchi, Ciel et enfer, by Akira Kurosawa, Vie de Muhomatsu by Hiroshi Inagaki


Japan Foundation film festival (Seoul)
Dates:

February 7 to March 15, 2012

Venues:

Korea/Seoul, Pusan

KOFA, Pusan Cinematheque

Presented by:

The Japan Foundation, The Japan Foundation, Seoul

Films Screened:

Children of Hiroshima, Live Today, Die Tomorrow, The Owl, The Ditsch, Will to live, The last note by Kaneto Shindo, Ballad of the Cart, A Band of Assassins, Return of the Band of Assassins, The Tycoon, The Ivory Tower, The Bride from Hades, Solar Eclipse by Satsuo Yamamoto, and other films

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