Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in November, 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.

 

Asia

Nikkatsu 100th Anniversary Suzuki Seijun Retrospective (Korea)
Dates: September 16 to the end of December, 2012
Venues:

Korea/Seoul, Busan

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

31 titles of Seijun Suzuki including Branded to Kill, Youth of the Beast, Tokyo Nagaremono, and 9 Nikkatsu masterpieces including Alone Across the Pacific (Kon Ichikawa),

I hate but love (Koreyoshi Kurahara)

 

Fukuoka-Kyushu Film Festival (India)
Dates: October 16 to November 2, 2012
Venues: India/New Delhi
India National Centre, Japan Foundation New Delhi
Presented by: Embassy of Japan in India, The Japan Foundation
Films Screened: I wish (Hirokazu Kore-eda), Megane (Naoko Ogigami), Sad Vacation (Shinji Aoyama), Tokyo Tower (Joji Matsuoka)

Crazy Thunder Road Screening at Kaohsiung Film Festival (Taiwan)
Dates: October19 to November 4, 2012
Venues: Taiwan/Kaohsiung
Kaohsiung Film Archive
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Kaohsiung Office, Interchange Association (JAPAN), Kaohsiung Film Archive
Films Screened: Crazy Thunder Road (ISHII Sogo)

Japanese Film Festival: Comedy 2012
- various styles of laugh and smile - (Vietnam)
Dates: October 25 to November 21, 2012
Venues:

Vietnam/Hanoi, Phan Thiết, Ho Chi Minh
National Cinema Center (Hanoi), 19/4 Cinema (Phan Thiết),

Dong Da Cinema (HCMC)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation
Films Screened: Permanent Nobara (Daihachi Yoshida), The Chef of South Polar (Shuichi Okita), DOUBLE TROUBLE (Joji Matsuoka), Summer Days With Coo (Keiichi Hara), MIND GAME (Masaaki Yuasa), Hush!  (Ryosuke Hashiguchi), and others

Akira Kurosawa Film Festival (Pakistan)
Dates: November 9 to November 14, 2012
Venues: Pakistan / Islamabad
Presented by: Embassy of Japan in Pakistan, The Japan Foundation
Films Screened: 7 films of Akira Kurosawa including Seven Samurai and Sansiro Sugata

 

 

Australia

16th Japanese Film Festival (Australia)
Dates: September 26 to December 16, 2012
Venues: Australia/Perth, Hobart, Darwin, Cairns, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne
State Library of Western Australia, State Cinema, Birch Carroll and Coyle Cinemas, Birch Carroll & Coyle–Cairns Central (Cairns Central Cinemas), Schonell Theatre, National Film & Sound Archive, Australia Centre for Moving Images
Presented by: Embassy of Japan in Australia, Consulate-General of Japan in Sydney, Consulate-General of Japan in Perth, Consulate-General of Japan in Brisbane, Consulate-General of Japan in Melbourne, Branch Office in Cairns, The Japan Foundation
Films Screened: STAR WATCHING DOG (Tomoyuki Takimoto), HANAMIZUKI ~May your love bloom for a hundred years~ (Nobuhiro Doi)

 

 

America

Touring Japanese Film Festival at South American Universities (USA)
Dates: September to December, 2012
Venues:

USA
Duke University, University of Mississippi, University of Oklahoma, University of Virginia, University of Florida,

University of Texas at Austin
Presented by:

The Japan Foundation

Films Screened:

A STRANGER OF MINE (Kenji Uchida), DOG IN A SIDECAR (Kichitaro Negishi), HANGING GARDEN (Toshiaki Toyoda),

The Matsugane Potshot Affair (Nobuhiro Yamashita)

 

Touring Japanese Film Festival in Canada (Canada)
Dates: September 16 to December 10, 2012
Venues: Canada/Victoria, Vancouver, Kamloops, Edmonton, Saskatoon, Ottawa, Montreal, Sackville, Hamilton, Kingston, Toronto
Vic Theatre, Pacific Cinematheque, Vogue Cinema, Queen’s University, Bloor Cinema, and others
Presented by: Embassy of Japan in Canada, Consulate-General of Japan in Montréal, Consulate-General of Japan in Calgary, Consulate-General of Japan in Vancouver, Consulate-General of Japan in Toronto, The Japan Foundation,
Films Screened:

HAPPY FLIGHT (Shinobu Yaguchi), SOMEDAY (Junji Sakamoto), VILLON'S WIFE (Kichitaro Negishi), Feel the Wind (Sumio Omori), 5 Centimeters per Second (Makoto Shinkai),

The place Promised in Our Early Days (MakotoShinkai)

 

Kenji Misumi Retrospective (USA)
Dates: October 5 to November 9, 2012
Venues:

USA/New York, Wisconsin

Museum of the Moving Image (NY), UW Cinematheque (Wisconsin)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation
Films Screened:

Films by Misumi Kenji

Yotsuya Kwaidan, The Life and Times of Ichi the Masseur, Kiru, Ken, Fight, Zato-Ichi, Fight!, River of Tears, On the Road Forever

 

 

Europe

Land Scape of Japanese cinema, 150 films for the 15th anniversary of the Japanese Cultural Institute in Paris (Part 2) (France)
Dates: September 5 to December 11, 2012
Venues:

France/Paris
The Japan Cultural Institute in Paris (The Japan Foundation)

Presented by: The Japan Foundation
Films Screened: 80 films by themes such as “Chusingura”, “Comedy”, “Society”, “Nostalgy” and “Retrospective of Ko Nakahira”

 

Daiei Retrospective (Spain)
Dates: September 25 to October 27, 2012
Venues:

Spain/Madrid, Barcelona, Zaragoza, Valencia
Filmoteca Española (Madrid), Filmoteca de Catalunya (Barcelona),

Aragon Film Center (Zaragoza), Valencia Film Center (Valencia)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation
Films Screened: 22 titles by Daiei Studios such as Gate of Hell (Teinosuke Kinugasa), Crammed Streetcar (Kon Ichikawar) and Clothes of Deception (Kozaburo Yoshimura)

 

Keisuke Kinoshita Retrospective (Germany)
Dates: October 8 to December 22, 2012
Venues: Germany/Cologne
The Japan Cultural Institute in Cologne
Presented by: The Japan Foundation
Films Screened: 18 titles by Keisuke Kinoshita such as Twelve Pairs of Eyes, Ballad of Narayama and Fuefuki River

 

Nagisa Oshima Retrospective (Belarus)
Dates: November 2 to November 9, 2012
Venues: Cinema Pobeda
Presented by: Embassy of Japan in Belarus, The Japan Foundation
Co-presented by Cinemascope Project
Films Screened: 10 titles by OSHIMA Nagisa such as STREET OF LOVE AND HOPE, The Sun's Burial, SING A SONG OF SEX

 

Touring Japanese Film Festival in East Europe (Bulgaria)
Dates: November 7 to November 25, 2012
Venues:

Bulgaria/Sofia, Suvorovo
The Bulgarian National Film and Theatre Academy (Sofia),
Festival and Sports Complex "Gen. Suvorov",

town of Suvorovo (Suvoroco)
Presented by: Embassy of Japan in Bulgaria, The Japan Foundation
Films Screened: 8 titles including Woman in the Mist, The Young Women of Izu by Heinosuke Gosho and Tale of Genji by Kozaburo Yoshimura

 

Japanese Film Festival -Japanese Autumn Film Festival- (Georgia)
Dates: November 9 to November 11, 2012
Venues: Rustaveli Cinema
Presented by: Embassy of Japan in Georgia, The Japan Foundation
Films Screened: A Class to Remember 2 by YAMADA Yoji, Gamera the Guardian of the Univers by KANEKO Shusuke, A Brief Message from the Heart by SAWAI Shinichi

 

46th Japanese Film Festival (Russia)
Dates: November 14 to December 9, 2012
Venues:

Russia /Moscow, Saint Petersburg
“35mm” (Moscow),

Formula Kino (Saint Petersburg)
Presented by: The Japanese Culture Department “The Japan Foundation” of the All-Russia State Library for Foreign Literature, Consulate-General of Japan in Saint Petersburg, The Japan Foundation
Films Screened: 9 films including Gaku by Osamu Katayama, Hankyu Railway ― A 15-minute Miracle by Kiju Miyake, Bushido Sixteen by Tomoyuki Furuya, The Wife of Gegege by Takuji Suzuki, and others

 

History of Cinema: Human Condition by Masaki Kobayashi (Finland)
Dates: November 30 to December 23, 2012
Venues: Finland / Helsinki
Presented by: Embassy of Japan in Finland, The Japan Foundation
Films Screened: Human Condition Part 1-6 by Masaki Kobayashi

 

 

Middle East

Japanese Animation Festival (Kuwait)
Dates: November 6 to November 7, 2012
Venues: KNCC (Kuwait National Cinema Company) Cinescape Laila Gallery
Presented by: Embassy of Japan in Kuwait, The Japan Foundation
Films Screened:

MIYORI in the SACRED FOREST, CRAYON SHINCHAN THE STORM CALLED: THE ADULT EMPIRE STRIKES BACK,

Children Who Chase Lost Voices

 

Kaneto Shindo Retrospective (Israel)
Dates: November 7 to November 14, 2012
Venues:

Israel/Herzliya

Cinematheque Herzliya
Presented by: Embassy of Japan in Israel, The Japan Foundation,
Films Screened: Children of Hiroshima, The Life of Chikuzan, Onibaba by Kaneto Shindo

 

 

Africa

19th Japanese Film Festival (South Africa)
Dates: October 19 to November 4, 2012
Venues:

South Africa/Pretoria, Cape Town, Johannesburg
Cinema Nouveau Brooklyn Mall (Pretoria), Cinema Nouveau V&A Waterfront Mall (Cape Town), Cinema Nouveau Rosebank Mall (Johannesburg)

Presented by: Embassy of Japan in South Africa, The Japan Foundation
Films Screened: Abacus And Sword (Yoshimitsu Morita), ALWAYS -Sunset on Third Street- (Takashi Yamazaki), 5 Centimeters per Second (Makoto Shinkai), One Million Yen Girl (Yuki Tanada)

 

Japanese Film Screening (Botswana)
Dates: November 15 to November18, 2012
Venues:

Botswana/Gaborone
New Capitol Cinema (Game City)

Presented by: Embassy of Japan in Botswana, The Japan Foundation
Films Screened: Abacus And Sword (Yoshimitsu Morita), ALWAYS -Sunset on Third Street- (Takashi Yamazaki), One Million Yen Girl (Yuki Tanada), The Girl Who Leaps Throuhj Time (Mamoru Hosoda)

 

Japanese Film Screening (Zimbabwe)
Dates: November 23 to December 1, 2012
Venues:

Zimbabwe/Harare
East Gate Cinema

Presented by: Embassy of Japan in Zimbabwe, The Japan Foundation
Films Screened: LINDA LINDA LINDA (Atsuhiro Yamashita), Hotel Hibiscus (Yuji Nakai), The Stars Converge (Sasabe Kiyoshi)

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