Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in January, 2013

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

 

Asia

Akira Kurosawa Retrospective in Pune International Film Festival (India)
Dates: January 10 - 17
Venues:

India/Pune

City Pride Kothrud and other film theaters in Pune
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Consulate General of Japan, Mumbai, Pune International Film Festival
Films Screened: 10 films of Akira Kurosawa including Sanshiro and Yojimbo

 

Keisuke Kinoshita Retrospective (India)
Dates: January 21 - 25
Venues:

India/Chennai

M. M. Preview Theatre
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Consulate General of Japan in Chennai, Madras Film Society
Films Screened: 6 films of Keisuke Kinoshita including Twenty-four Eyes and Immortal Love

 

 

America

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

USA/New York

The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Presented by:

The Japan Foundation, The Museum of Modern Art (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

This is a part of the commemorative project to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Japan Foundation's establishment.

 

Celebrating the Nikkatsu Centennial (USA)
Dates: January 6 - 27
Venues:

USA/Los Angeles

The Cinefamily
Presented by: The Japan Foundation
Films Screened:

Twisted Path of Love, Following Desire, The Woman with Red Hair by Tatsumi Kumashiro, THE RED SCHOOL ROOM by Chusei Sone

 

Susumu Hani Retrospective (USA)
Dates: January 19 - 28
Venues:

USA/Cambridge

Harvard Film Archive
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Harvard Film Archive
Films Screened:

12 titles including She and He, Children in Class, Bad Boys, Children Who Draw Pictures, Horyuji Temple by Susumu Hani and others

 

Susumu Hani Retrospective (USA)
Dates: January 29 - 30
Venues:

USA/New Haven

Yale University
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Yale University
Films Screened:

Children in Class, Children Who Draw Pictures by Susumu Hani and others

 

Kenji Misumi Retrospective (Panama)
Dates: January 8 - 12
Venues:

Panama/Panama City

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

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

 

50 Years of Japanese Cinema. Decades and Cult Directors (Italy)
Dates: January 10 - February 19
Venues:

Italy/Rome

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

15 films of the directors representing each decade from 1960s to 2000s.

 

 

Europe

Seijun Suzuki Retrospective (Germany)
Dates: January 14 - June 6
Venues:

Germany/Cologne

The Japan Cultural Institute in Cologne
Presented by: The Japan Foundation
Films Screened: 37 films of Seijun Suzuki including Habour Toast: Victory in My Hands and Satan's Town

 

Daiei Retrospective (Spain)
Dates: October 2 - January 9
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 Ichikawa)and Clothes of Deception (Kozaburo Yoshimura)

 

Nikkatsu 100th Anniversary Retrospective (Spain)
Dates: January 22 - April 30
Venues:

Spain/Madrid, Barcelona, Zaragoza, A Coruña, Valencia

Filmoteca Española (Madrid), Filmoteca de Catalunya (Barcelona), Filmoteca de Zaragoza, (Zaragoza) Valencia Film Center (Valencia)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation
Films Screened: 15 titles by Nikkatsu Studios such as Mud and Soldiers (Tomotaka Tasaka), and Juvenile Jungle (Ko Nakahira)

 

Touring Japanese Film Festival in East Europe (Slovakia)
Dates: January 9 - 12
Venues:

Slovakia/Bratislava

Mladost Cinema
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Slovakia
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 (Czech Republic)
Dates: January 22 - 28
Venues:

Czech Republic/Prague

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

 

 

Middle East · Africa

Japanese Film Screening (Jordan)
Dates: January 13 - 17
Venues:

Jordan/Amman

Al-Hussein Cultural Center
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Jordan
Films Screened: 8 titles including Woman in the Mist, The Young Women of Izuby Heinosuke Gosho and Tale of Genji byKozaburo Yoshimura

 

Japanese Film Screening (Uganda)
Dates: January 18 - 20
Venues:

Uganda/ Kampala

Cineplex Garden City
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Uganda
Films Screened: 4 titles including Abacus and Sword (Yoshimitsu Morita), Hotel Hibiscus (Yuji Nakae), The Stars Converge (Kiyoshi Sasabe)

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