Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in May, 2013

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

 

 

Asia

Nagisa Oshima Retrospective (Taiwan)
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

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

Jidaigeki Film Screening (Italy)
Dates: May 9 - June 11
Venues:

Italy/ Rome

The Japan Cultural Institute in Rome
Presented by: The Japan Foundation
Films Screened: 15 Jidaigeki films including The Crucified Lovers by Kenji Mizoguchi, The Killer Pass by Tomu Uchida, Benten Boy by Daisuke Ito, Gate of Hell by Teinosuke Kinugasa
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 (Cologne)/ May 9 - July 13 (Nuremberg)
Venues:

Germany/ Cologne, Nuremberg

The Japan Cultural Institute in Cologne, Filmhaus Nürnberg
Presented by: The Japan Foundation
Films Screened: 37 films (13 film in Nuremberg) of Seijun Suzuki including Gate of Flesh and The Born Fighter
Satsuo Yamamoto Retrospective (France)
Dates: May 18 - June 28
Venues:

France/ Paris
The Japan Cultural Institute in Paris

Presented by: The Japan Foundation
Films Screened: 10 films of Satsuo Yamamoto including Street of Violence and The Ivory Tower
Tatsuya Nakadai Retrospective (France)
Dates: May 18 - June 28
Venues:

France/ Paris

The Japan Cultural Institute in Paris
Presented by: The Japan Foundation
Films Screened: 24 films with Tatsuya Nakadai including The Human Condition by Masaki Kobayashi, and Immortal Love by Keisuke Kinoshita, Conflagration by Kon Ichikawa, Haru’s Journey by Masahiro Kobayashi
Touring Japanese Film Festival in East Europe (Hungary)
Dates: May 6 - 12
Venues:

Hungary/ Budapest
TOLDI ART CINEMA

Presented by: The Japan Foundation
Films Screened: Japanese Film screening under the theme of “Secret of Japanese Technology :Ninja, Transformation, Team Work”: 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)
Touring Japanese Film Festival in East Europe (Romania)
Dates: May 21 - 26
Venues:

Bucharest/ Romania
Cinemateca Romana

Presented by: The Japan Foundation
Films Screened: Japanese Film screening under the theme of “Secret of Japanese Technology :Ninja, Transformation, Team Work”: 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)
Touring Japanese Film Festival in East Europe (Serbia)
Dates: May 31 - June 4
Venues:

Belgrade/ Serbia
Yugoslav Film library “Kinoteka”

Presented by: The Japan Foundation
Films Screened: Japanese Film screening under the theme of “Secret of Japanese Technology :Ninja, Transformation, Team Work”: 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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