Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in April, 2013

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

 

 

Asia

Dates: April 19 - May 5
Venues: Taiwan/ Kaohsiung
Kaohsiung Film Archive
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Interchange Association Japan, Kaohsiung Office
Films Screened: 8 films by Nagisa Oshima including Street of Love and Hope, The Sun’s Burial, Sing a Song of Sex

America

Kenji Mizoguchi Retrospective (USA)
Dates: April 2 - 23
Venues:

USA/ Red Hook, NY

Bard College Jim Ottaway Jr. Film Center
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Bard College
Films Screened:

9 films including Osaka Elegy, The Crucified Lovers, Princess Yang Kwei Fei (Yokihi) by Kenji Mizoguchi

 

Kaneto Shindo and Kozaburo Yoshimura Retrospective (Argentina)
Dates: April 23 - May 5
Venues: Argentina/ Buenos Aires
Teatro San Martin
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Argentina
Films Screened: 13 films including Children of Hiroshima, Epitome, Dobu, Lucky Dragon No. 5, The Naked Island and Mother by Kaneto Shindo, The Disguise, -Onna no Saka- A Woman's Uphill Slope and Cape Ashizuri by Kozaburo Yoshimura

Europe

Japanese Film Festival (Ireland)
Dates: April 11 - 20
Venues:

Ireland/ Dublin, Cork, Limerick, Galway, Waterford

Light House Cinema (Dublin), Triskel Christchurch (Cork), University of Limerick (Limerick), EYE Cinema (Galway), Garter Lane Arts Center (Waterford)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation
Films Screened: 13 films including Mai Mai Miracle (Sunao Katabuchi), REBIRTH (Isuru Narushima)

 

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 films 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

 

Touring Japanese Film Festival in East Europe (Estonia)
Dates: April 8 - 15
Venues:

Estonia/ Tallinn

Kumu Art Museum (Kumu Auditorium)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Estonia
Films Screened: 7 films including A Band of Assassins (Satsuo Yamamoto), Yukinojo henge (An Actor's Revenge) (Kon Ichikawa), Samurai Spy (Masahiro Shinoda), CYBORG 009 (Masayuki Akehi)

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