Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in March, 2013

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

 

 

Asia

Akira Kurosawa Retrospective (India)
Dates: From March 15
Venues:

India/ New Delhi
The Japan Foundation, New Delhi, and others

Presented by: The Japan Foundation
Films Screened: 25 films of Akira Kurosawa including Seven Samurai and Rashomon

 

 

America

Art Theatre Guild Retrospective (USA)
Dates: Late March
Venues:

USA/ Cambridge, Massachusetts
Harvard Film Archive

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

Ningen by Kaneto Shindo, Oh, Long Lost Lovers! by Kunio Shimizu, NIKUDAN, A HUMAN BULLET by Kihachi Okamoto, Silence Has No Wings by Kazuo Kuroki, and others

 

Japanese Film Festival (USA)
Dates: February 25 - March 3
Venues:

USA/ Tennessee
Middle Tennessee State University, Nashville Public Library

Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Consulate-General of Japan at Nashville
Films Screened:

MENTAL by Kazuhiro Souda, 5 Centimeters per Second and The place Promised in Our Early Days by Makoto Shinkai

 

Kenji Misumi Retrospective (Costa Rica)
Dates: February 27 - March 5
Venues:

Costa Rica/ San José
Cine Magaly

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

Ken, Kiru, On the Road Forever, River of Tears (Namidagawa), Yotsuya Kwaidan by Kenji Misumi.
The Glass Rabbit (Setsuko Shibunichi), COO From Faraway Sea (Tetsuo Imazawa)

 

Yoshida & Okada Retrospective (Peru)
Dates: March 13 - 22
Venues:

Peru/ Lima
Cultural Center of the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru,
Centro Cultural Peruano-Japones

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

GOOD FOR NOTHING, JOEN (Flames of Love), LOVE AFFAIR AT AKITSU SPA and COUP D'ETAT by Yoshishige Yoshida and Enraptured by Hideo Oba

 

Nikkatsu 100th Anniversary Retrospective (Brazil)
Dates: March 1 - 10
Venues:

Brazil/ Curitiba
CINEMATECA BRASILEIRA

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

Duel in Takadanobaba (Masahiro Makino), A Hole of My Own Making (Tomu Uchida), Kokoro (Kon Ichikawa), THE MAN WHO RAISED A STORM (Umeji Inoue), Alone on the Pacific (Kon Ichikawa), Nihon Retto (Kei Kumai), Harmful Insect (Akihiko Shiota), Glasses (Naoko Ogigami), How to Become Myself (Jun Ichikawa), and One Million Yen Girl (Yuki Tanada)

 

 

Europe

The Japan Foundation Touring Film Programme (UK)
Dates: February 1 - March 27
Venues:

UK/London, Nottingham, Sheffield, Birmingham, Bristol,
Edinburgh, Belfast, Newcastle

ICA(London),Broadway(Nottingham),MAC(Birmingham),
Showroom(Sheffield),Watershed(Bristol),Filmhouse(Edinburgh),
Queen’s Film Theatre(Belfast),Tyneside(Newcastle),

Presented by: The Japan Foundation
Films Screened:

10 films including Zero Focus (Isshin Inudo), Rebirth (Izuru Narushima), Ninja Kids!!! (Takashi Miike), Mai Mai Miracle
(Sunao Katabuchi)

 

Nikkatsu 100th Anniversary Retrospective (Spain)
Dates: February 1 - May 15
Venues:

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

Filmoteca de Catalunya (Barcelona), CGAI (A Coruña), Alhóndiga Zinemateka (Bilbao), Filmoteca Española (Madrid), Filmoteca de Zaragoza, (Zaragoza), Institut Valencià de l'Audiovisual i de la Cinematografia (Valencia)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation
Films Screened: 24 titles by Nikkatsu Studios such as Mud and Soldiers (Tomotaka Tasaka), and Juvenile Jungle (Ko Nakahira),Sun in the Last Days of the Shogunate (Yuzo Kawashima), and Pigs and Battleships (Shohei Imamura)

 

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

 

Keisuke Kinoshita Retrospective (Italy)
Dates: February 28 - March 22
Venues:

Italy/ Rome
The Japan Cultural Institute in Rome

Presented by: The Japan Foundation
Films Screened: 12 films of Keisuke Kinoshita including 24 Eyes and Immortal Love

 

Japanese Film Screening (Uzbekistan)
Dates: March 15 - 18
Venues:

Uzbekistan / Tashkent
Dom Kino

Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Uzbekistan
Films Screened: 5 films including Gamera the Guardian of the Universe by Shusuke Kaneko

 

Touring Japanese Film Festival in East Europe (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
Dates: March 21 - 23
Venues:

Bosnia and Herzegovina/ Sarajevo
Cinema Meeting Point

Presented by: The Japan Foundation,
Embassy of Japan in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Films Screened: 7 titles including Woman in the Mist, The Young Women of Izu by Heinosuke Gosho and Tale of Genji by Kozaburo Yoshimura

 

 

Middle East · Africa

10th Ankara Japanese Film Festival (Turkey)
Dates: February 27 - March 2
Venues:

Turkey/Ankara
Goethe Institut

Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Turkey
Films Screened: In His Chart (Yoshihiro Fukagawa), Peak (Osamu Katayama), Railways (Yoshinari Nishikiori), and others

 

9th Istanbul Japanese Film Festival (Turkey)
Dates: March 7 - 10
Venues:

Turkey/ Istanbul
Levent Kultur Merkezi, Ortaköy Kültür Merkezi

Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Consulate-General of Japan in Istanbul
Films Screened: In His Chart (Yoshihiro Fukagawa), Peak (Osamu Katayama), Railways (Yoshinari Nishikiori), and others

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