Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in December, 2012

Film Screenings Presented by Embassies of Japan Overseas and The Japan Foundation

 

Asia

Nikkatsu 100th Anniversary Suzuki Seijun Retrospective (Korea)
Dates: September 16 to December 23, 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)

 

Film Screening: Animation Films of Director Keiichi Hara (Indonesia)
Dates: December 7 to December 11, 2012
Venues:

Indonesia/Jakarta, Medan
Cinema21 Plaza Senayan (Jakarta)

Cinema 21 Sun Plaza (Medan)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Consulate-General of Japan in Medan
Films Screened: Summer Days With Coo, Colorful by Keiichi Hara

Akira Kurosawa Film Screenings in Third Eye Asian Film Festival (India)
Dates: December 6 to December 13, 2012
Venues:

India/Munbai, Pune
Ravindra Natyamandir, Malhar Talkies (Munbai)

Film Institute Auditorium, Film Archive Auditorium (Pune)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Consulate-General of Japan in Mumbai, Asian Film Foundation
Films Screened: 15 films of Akira Kurosawa including Seven Samurai and Rashomon

Akira Kurosawa Film Screenings in International Film Festival of Kerala (India)
Dates: December 7 to December 14, 2012
Venues:

India/Trivandrum

Presented by: The Japan Foundation, International Film Festival of Kerala
Films Screened: 10 films of Akira Kurosawa including Sanshiro Sugata and Yojimbo

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: The Japan Foundation, 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 of Japan in Cairns
Films Screened: STAR WATCHING DOG (Tomoyuki Takimoto) HANAMIZUKI ~May your love bloom for a hundred years~ (Nobuhiro Doi). 6 titles of Yasuzo Masumura including Seisaku's Wife (shown only in Melbourne)

 

 

America

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:

The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Canada, Consulate-General of Japan at Montreal, Consulate-General of Japan in Calgary, Consulate-General of Japan in Vancouver, Consulate-General of Japan in Toronto

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 (Makoto Shinkai)

 

Samourais en vue (Canada)
Dates: December 2-8, 2012
Venues:

Canada/ Quebec City, Montreal

Musée de la civilisation (Dec. 2 - 3), La Cinémathèque québécoise (Dec. 6 - 8)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Consulate General of Japan at Montreal
Films Screened:

Yukinojo henge (Teinosuke Kinugasa), An Actor's Revenge (Kon Ichikawa), Daisatsujin (Eiichi Kudo), Samurai Bride Hunter  (Sadatsugu Matsuda), THE SWORD OF DOOM (Kihachi Okamoto)

 

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 (NobuhiroYamashita)

 

Art Theater Guild and Japanese Underground Cinema, 1960-1984 (USA)
Dates: December 6 to February 10, 2013
Venues:

USA/New York

The Museum of Modern Art, New York (MoMA)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, The Museum of Modern Art, New York (MoMA)
Films Screened:

The Ruined City (Nobuhiko Obayashi), The Inferno of First Love (Susumu Hani), "SHURA -THE 48TH RONIN (Toshio Matsumoto), YUNBOGI'S DIARY (Nagisa Oshima), Silence Has No Wings (Kazuo Kuroki),and others

 

Yoshida & Okada (Mexico)
Dates: November to December, 2012
Venues:

Mexico/Mexico City, Tijuana, Monterrey, Guadalajara

Cineteca Nacional, Cineteca Tijuana, Cineteca Monterrey, Cineforo Universidad de Guadalajara
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Cineteca Nacional
Films Screened:

10 titles of Kiju Yoshida including Eros + Massacre, WOMEN IN THE MIRROR, AKITSU ONSEN. Enraptured by Hideo Oba, -Onna no Saka- Woman's Uphill Battle by Kozaburo Yoshimura

 

Kenji Misumi Retrospective (Cuba)
Dates: December 4 to 14, 2012
Venues:

Cuba/Havana

Cine Riviera, Cine Infanta (The 34th International Festival of New Latin American Cinema)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Cuba
Films Screened:

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

 

 

Europe

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

 

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”

 

Nikkatsu 100th Anniversary (Portugal)
Dates: Early in December
Venues:

Portugal/Lisbon

Cinemateca Portuguesa
Presented by: Embassy of Japan in Portugal, The Japan Foundation, Cinemateca Portuguesa
Films Screened: 7 Nikkatsu films such as Intensions of Murder by Shohei Imaura and Sun Legend of the Shogunate's Last Days by Yuzo Kawashima

 

History of Cinema: Human Condition by Masaki Kobayashi (Finland)
Dates: November 30 to December 23, 2012
Venues:

Finland/Helsinki

Cinema Orion
Presented by: Embassy of Japan in Finland, The Japan Foundation, National Audiovisual Archive
Films Screened: Human Condition Part 1-6 by Masaki Kobayashi

 

Touring Japanese Film Festival in East Europe (Serbia)
Dates: December 18 to December 21, 2012
Venues:

Serbia/ Beograd

Beograd kinoteka
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Serbia
Films Screened: 8 titles including Woman in the Mist, The Young Women of Izuby Heinosuke Gosho and Tale of Genji byKozaburo Yoshimura

 

Touring Japanese Film Festival in East Europe (Montenegro)
Dates: December 13 to December 14, 2012
Venues:

Montenegro/ Kotor

Kotor Culture Center Kino
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Serbia
Films Screened: 8 titles including Woman in the Mist, The Young Women of Izuby Heinosuke Gosho and Tale of Genji byKozaburo Yoshimura

 

The 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: Embassy of Japan in Russia, The Japan Foundation
Films Screened: 9 films includingPEAK –The Rescuers- (Osamu Katayama), Hankyu Railway ― A 15-minute Miracle (Kiju Miyake), Bushido Sixteen (Tomoyuki Furuya), The Wife of Gegege (Takuji Suzuki)

 

 

Africa

Japanese Film Screening (Zambia)
Dates: December 4 to December 6, 2012
Venues:

Zambia/Lusaka

Star Kineco
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Zambia
Films Screened: Abacus And Sword (Yoshimitsu Morita), ALWAYS -Sunset on Third Street- (Takashi Yamazaki), The Girl Who Leaps Through Time (Mamoru Hosoda)

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