Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in May, 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

Touring Japanese Film Festival in East Europe
Dates: May 9 to May 30, 2012
Venues:

Latvia/ Riga (May 9 to 12, 2012)
Splendid Palace

Rumania/ Bucharest (May 25 to 30, 2012)
Cinemateca Romana

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

Eight films including Woman in the Mist, The Young Women of Izu and The Tale of Genji

 

Seijun Suzuki Retrospective (Austria)
Dates:

April 12 to May 10, 2012

Venues:

Austria / Vienna

Film Museum

Presented by: Film Museum, Embassy of Japan in Austria, The Japan Foundation
Films Screened:

22 titles including Branded to Kill, Tokyo Drifter and Gate of Flesh by Seijun Suzuki


Best Selection Works of Tomu Uchida & Kenji Misumi (Korea)
Dates:

April 26 to July 15, 2012

Venues:

Korea/Jeonju, Seoul, Incheon, Daejeon, Gwangju

Jeonju International Film Festival, Seoul Art Cinema, Movie Space Juan, Gwangju Theater, Korea University, Daejeon Art Cinema, and others

Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Seoul
Films Screened:

Daibosatsutoge The Killer Pass I-III, Bloody Spear at Mt.Fuji, Yoshiwara The Pleasure Quarters by Tomu Uchida, The Life and Times of Ichi the Masseur, Fight, Zato-Ichi, Fight!, Ken by Kenji Misumi


Japanese Animation Festival (JAFF) (Estonia)
Dates:

April 27 to May 20, 2012

Venues:

Esthonia/ Tallin, Tartu

Artis, Solaris Kino, Tartu Elektriteater

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

Colorful by Keiichi Hara, and others


Land Scape of Japanese Cinema, 150 Films for the 15th Anniversary of the Japanese Cultural Institute in Paris (Part 1) (France)
Dates:

May 2 to July 28, 2012

Venues:

France/ Paris

The Japan Cultural Institute in Paris

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

70 films by theme of “Fukushima,” “Family,” “Love,” “Children” and Retrospective of Jun Ichikawa


New Cinema From Japan (Italy)
Dates:

May 8 to June 14, 2012

Venues:

Italy/ Rome

The Japan Cultural Institute in Rome

Presented by: The Japan Foundation
Films Screened:

Rebirth by Izuru Narushima, Last Ronin by Narimichi Sugita, Sword of Desperation by Hideyuki Hirayama, etc.


Seijun Suzuki Retrospective (Slovenia)
Dates:

May 15 to 26, 2012

Venues:

Slovenia/ Ljubljana

Slovenska Kinoteca

Presented by: Slovenska Kinoteka, Embassy of Japan in Slovenia, The Japan Foundation
Films Screened:

22 titles including Branded to Kill, Tokyo Drifter and Gate of Flesh by Seijun Suzuki

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