Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in March, 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.

Organized


Naruse & Takamine - Of an Auteur and an Actress - (USA)
Dates: January 9 to March 5, 2012
Venues:

USA / Chicago, IL

Maxx Palevsky Cinema

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


Shinoda Masahiro Retrospective (Spain)
Dates:

January 19 to April 15, 2012

Venues:

Spain / Madrid, Zaragoza, Barcelona

Circulo de Bellas Artes de Madrid, Zaragoza City Film Center, etc.

Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Madrid
Films Screened:

Assassination, Pale Flower, The Dry Lake, Himiko, Double Suicide, by Masahiro Shinoda


Dos maestros del cine japonés (Argentina)
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: Embassy of Japan in Argentina,The Japan Foundation
Films Screened:

Tokyo Story byYasujiro Ozu, Tale of the Rainy Moon, Life of Oharu by Kenji Mizoguchi, High and Low by Akira Kurosawa, The Ricksnow Man by Hiroshi Inagaki


NIKKATSU 100th Anniversary (Germany)
Dates:

February 2 to March 31, 2012

Venues:

Germany/Cologne

The Japan Cultural Institute in Cologne

Presented by: The Japan Cultural Institute in Cologne
Films Screened:

Juvenile Jungle by Ko Nakahira, Sun Legend of the Shogunate's Last Days by Yuzo Kawashima, Mud and Soldiers by Tomotaka Tasaka, Intensions of Murder by Shohei Imamura


Japan Foundation Touring Film Programme (UK)
Dates:

February 4 to March 28, 2012

Venues:

UK / London, Sheffield, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Belfast, Bristol, Nottingham

ICA, Showroom, Edinburgh Filmhouse

Presented by: The Japan Foundation, London, etc.
Films Screened:

A Stranger of Mine by Kenji Uchida, I Just Didn’t Do It by Masayuki Suo, Dear Doctor by Miwa Nishikawa, etc.


Japan Foundation film festival (Seoul)
Dates:

February 7 to March 15, 2012

Venues:

Korea / Seoul, Pusan

KOFA, Pusan Cinematheque

Presented by:

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


Japanese Literature in Film - From the NFC Non-film Collection (Rome)
Dates:

February 21 to March 22, 2012

Venues:

Italy / Rome

The Japan Cultural Institute in Rome

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

Rinco’s Restaurant by Mai Tominaga, Sound of the Mountain by Mikio Naruse, I am a Cat by Kon Ichikawa and others


The Human Condition I-VI (Paris)
Dates:

March 1 to 24, 2012

Venues:

France / Paris

The Japan Cultural Institute in Paris

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

Human Condition I-VI by Masaki Kobayashi


Japanese Anime screenings (Australia)
Dates:

March 4, 2012

Venues:

Australia / Canberra

National Film and Sound Archive Australia

Presented by:

Embassy of Japan in Australia, National Film and Sound Archive Australia

Films Screened:

Buddha and Pictures at an Exhibition by Osamu Tezuka

 

Yoji Yamada Retrospective (India)
Dates:

March 5 to 7, 2012

Venues:

India / Chennai

MM Preview Theatre

Presented by: Consulate General of Japan Chennai,The Japan Foundation
Films Screened:

About My Brother, Twilight Samurai by Yoji Yamada


Japanese Films screening in Uruguay
Dates:

March 5 to 20, 2012

Venues:

Uruguay / Montevideo

Cinemateca Uruguaya

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

Osaka Elegy, The Woman of the Rumor, Lady Oyu byKenji Mizoguchi,Immortal Love, Port of Flowers, The Scent of Incense byKeisuke Kinoshita

 

Japanese Film Screening to Celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Establishment of Japan-Uzbekistan Diplomatic Relations Uzbekistan Film Festival
Dates:

March 13 to 17, 2012

Venues:

Uzbekistan / Tashkent

Domkino

Presented by:

Embassy of Japan in Uzbekistan, Uzbekkino, The Japan Foundation

Films Screened:

WANKO - The Story of Me, My Family and My Dog by Isamu Nakae, Hotel Hibiscus by Yuji Nakae, A Class to Remember 2 by Yoji Yamada, A Brief Message from the Heart by Shinichiro Sawai, Doraheita by Kon Ichikawa


Retrospective of Yasuzo Masumura (India)
Dates:

March 19 to 26, 2012

Venues:

India / New Delhi

JFND, India International Centre, India Habitat Centre

Presented by: The Japan Foundation New Delhi
Films Screened:

Eighteen films including The Precipice, Hoodlum Soldier byYasuzo Masumura

 

Japanese Classic Comedy screening (Malaysia)
Dates:

March 24 to 25, 2012

Venues:

Malaysia / Kuala Lumpur

ASWARA

Presented by:

The Japan Foundation Kuala Lumpur

Films Screened:

Crammed Streetcar by Kon Ichikawa, Sun Legend of the Shogunate's Last Days by Yuzo Kawashima, I Was Born, But… by Yasujiro Ozu, etc.

 

Nagisa Oshima Retrospective (Russia)
Dates:

March 27 to April 1, 2012

Venues:

Russian Federation / Moscow

Central House of Artists

Presented by:

The Japanese Culture Department “Japan Foundation” of the All-Russia State Library for Foreign Literature, Museum of Cinema, The Japan Foundation

Films Screened:

Street of Love and Hope, Naked Youth, The Sun’s Burial, Japanese Night and Fog, Sing a Song of Sex, Sinner in Paradise, Boy by Nagisa Oshima

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