Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in September, 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

Daiei Film Festival (Germany)
Dates: June 18 to September 27, 2012
Venues:

Germany/Cologne

The Japan Cultural Institute in Cologne

Presented by: The Japan Cultural Institute in Cologne
Eight Titles including: 16 titles by Daiei Studios such as Gate of Hell, Crammed Streetcar and Clothes of Deception


Touring Japanese Film Festival in Eastern Europe (Hungary)
Dates:

September 1 to September 8, 2012

Venues:

Hungary/Budapest

Örökmozgó Filmmúzeum (Affiliated to Hungarian National Film Archive)

Presented by: The Japan Foundation
Films Screened:

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


Touring Japanese Film Festival in Eastern Europe(Kosovo)
Dates:

September 22 to September 29, 2012

Venues:

Kosovo/Prishtina

Kino ABC

Presented by:

Embassy of Japan in Austria, The Japan Foundation

Films Screened:

Seven Titles including Woman in the Mist and The Young Women of Izu


Celebrating the Nikkatsu Centennial (USA)
Dates: August 11 to September 5, 2012
Venues:

USA/Portland, OR

The Northwest Film Center

Presented by: Consulate-General of Japan in Portland, The Japan Foundation
Films Screened:

Sun Legend of the Shogunate's Last Days by Yuzo Kawashima, Alone Across the Pacific by Kon Ichikawa, CHARISMA by Kiyoshi Kurosawa, Voice With No Shadow by Seijun Suzuki, Suzaki Paradise-Red Signal by Yuzo Kawashima


Celebrating the Nikkatsu Centennial (USA)
Dates: September 24 to September 26, 2012
Venues:

USA/Boulder, CO

University of Colorado at Boulder

Presented by: Consulate-General of Japan in Denver, The Japan Foundation
Films Screened:

A POT WORTH ONE MILLION RYO by Sadao Yamanaka, Megane by Naoko Ogigami, ONE MILLION YEN GIRL by Yuki Tanada and others


Kenji Misumi Retrospective (Peru)
Dates: September 17 to September 23, 2012
Venues:

UPeru/ Lima

Centro Cultural Peruano-Japones

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

Yotsuya Kwaidan, Kiru, Ken, River of Tears, On the Road Forever by Kenji Misumi


Japanese Film Festival 2012 (Malaysia)
Dates: September 11 to September 23, 2012
Venues:

Malaysia/Kuala Lumpur, Penang

Venue 1: KL/Golden Screen Cinemas Mid Valley
Venue 2: KL/Golden Screen Cinemas 1 Utama
Venue 3: KL/Golden Screen Cinemas Pavilion
Venue 4: Penang/Golden Screen Cinemas Gurney Plaza

Presented by: Consulate-General of Japan in Penang (September 20 to 23: Screenings in Penang only), The Japan Foundation
Films Screened:

WONDER CHILD by Koji Hagiuda, Permanent Nobara by Daihachi Yoshida, A GOOD HUSBAND by Isao Yukisada, REBIRTH by Izuru Narushima , SOMEDAY by Junji Sakamoto, Ninja Kids!!! by Takashi Miike and The Last Ronin by Narimichi Sugita


Athens International Film Festival,
Celebrating the Nikkatsu Centennial (Greece)
Dates: September 19 to September 30, 2012
Venues:

Greece/Athens

TBD

Presented by: Embassy of Japan in Greece, Athens International Film Festival, The Japan Foundation
Films Screened:

Sun Legend of the Shogunate's Last Days by Yuzo Kawashima, Intensions of Murder by Shohei Imamura, Charisma byKiyoshi Kurosawa, and others


Seijun Suzuki Retrospective &
Celebrating the Nikkatsu Centennial (Korea)
Dates: September to the end of December, 2012
Venues:

Korea/Seoul, Busan

Seoul Art Cinema, Korean Film Archive, Busan Cinema Center

Presented by: Seoul Art Cinema, Korean Film Archive, Busan Cinema Center, The Japan Foundation
Films Screened:

30 titles by Seijun Suzuki including Branded to Kill, Youth of the Beast, Tokyo Nagaremono, and 9 Nikkatsu masterpieces including Alone Across the Pacific by Kon Ichikawa and I Hate But Love by Koreyoshi Kurahara


Land Scape of Japan Cinema, 150 Films for the 15th Anniversary of
the Japan Cultural Institute in Paris (Part 2) (France)
Dates: September 5 to December 11, 2012
Venues:

France/Paris

The Japan Cultural Institute in Paris

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

80 films by themes such as “Chusingura”, “Comedy”, “Society”, “Nostalgy” and “Retrospective of Ko Nakahira”

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