Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in June, 2013

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

 

 

Asia

Akira Kurosawa Retrospective (Korea)
Dates: June 20 - July 7 (Seoul) / July 13 - 20 (Gwangju)
Venues: Korea/ Seoul, Gwangju
Seoul Art Cinema / Gwangju Theater
Presented by: The Japan Foundation
Films Screened: 14 films by Akira Kurosawa including Seven Samurai, High and Low and Madadayo
Japanese Film Screening 2013 (Singapore)
Dates: June 26 - July 8
Venues: Singapore
National Museum of Singapore
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Japan Creative Centre (JCC), Singapore Film Society, National Museum of Singapore
Films Screened: Children of Hiroshima, Epitome, The Ditch, Lucky Dragon No.5, The Naked Island, Mother, A Last Note by Kaneto Shindo, The Ball at the Anjo House, The Disguise, Sisters of Nishijin, Under Current, by Kozaburo Yoshimura, Villain by Lee Sang-il, Canary by Akihiko Shiota

North America

Art Theatre Guild Retrospective (USA)
Dates: April 2 - June 4
Venues:

USA/ Chicago, IL

The University of Chicago
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, The University of Chicago
Films Screened: Films including The Inferno of First Love by Susumu Hani, Pastoral Hide-And-Seek by Shuji Terayama, Silence Has No Wings and The Assassination of Ryoma by Kazuo Kuroki

South America

Kozaburo Yoshimura Retrospective (Uruguay)
Dates: June 3 - 9
Venues: Uruguay/ Montevideo
Cinemateca Uruguaya
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Uruguay
Films Screened: Warm Current, The Ball at the Anjo House, The Disguise, The Tale of Genji, Sisters of Nishijin and Cape Ashizuri by Kozaburo Yoshimura

Europe

Jidaigeki Film Screening (Italy)
Dates: May 6 - June 13
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
36 Great Directors of Japanese Cinema (Spain)
Dates: June 15 - July 15
Venues: Spain/ Madrid
Filmoteca Española
Presented by: The Japan Foundation
Films Screened: Wife of Seishu Hanaoka by Yasuzo Masumura, Kwaidan by Masaki Kobayashi, The Ghost of Yotsuya by Nobuo Nakagawa, Seven Samurai by Akira Kurosawa, Eternal Breasts by Kinuyo Tanaka, The Sword of Doom by Kihachi Okamoto
Retrospective of Kiju Yoshida & Mariko Okada (Spain)
Dates: June 10 - 16
Venues: Spain/ Granada
Festival Cines del Sur
Presented by: The Japan Foundation
Films Screened: 8 films including Bloody Thirst, Impasse, Joen by Kiju Yoshida
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 17 - 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 19 - June 29
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 (Serbia)
Dates: May 31 - June 4
Venues: Serbia / Belgrade
Yugoslav Film library “Kinoteka”
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Serbia
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 (Montenegro)
Dates: June 7 - 9
Venues: Montenegro/ Herceg Novi
Public Institution of Culture “Herceg Fest”
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Serbia
Films Screened: Japanese Film screening under the theme of “Secret of Japanese Technology :Ninja, Transformation, Team Work.” 3 films that are A Band of Assassins (Satsuo Yamamoto),Yukinojo henge (An Actor's Revenge) (Kon Ichikawa), and CYBORG 009 (Masayuki Akehi)
Touring Japanese Film Festival in East Europe (Belarus)
Dates: June 17 - 23
Venues: Belarus/ Minsk
Belarus
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Belarus
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)

Middle East

Japanese Film Screening (Jordan)
Dates: June 2 - 6
Venues: Jordan/ Amman
The Royal Film Commission
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Jordan, The Royal Film Commission
Films Screened: 5 films including The Place Promised in Our Early Days (Makoto Shinkai), Miyori in the Sacred Forest(Fumi Yamamoto), Crayon Shin-chan: The Storm Called: The Adult Empire Strikes Back (Keiichi Hara)

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