Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in July, 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 (Seoul), Gwangju Theater (Gwangju)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation
Films Screened: 14 films by Akira Kurosawa including Seven Samurai, High and Low and Madadayo
Yasuzo Masumura and Kon Ichikawa Retrospective (Korea)
Dates: July 2 - 21, September 6 - November 3 (Seoul), August 27 - September 22 (Busan)
Venues: Korea/ Seoul, Busan
Korean Film Archive, Seoul Art Cinema (Seoul), Busan Cinema Center (Busan)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation
Films Screened: 27 films by Yasuzo Masumura and Kon Ichikawa including Manji, Seisaku’s Wife, Blind Beast, Conflagration, Crammed Streetcar and Nihonbashi
"Ninkyo" Film Retrospective (Korea)
Dates: July 25 - August 15
Venues: Korea/ Seoul
Seoul Art Cinema
Presented by: The Japan Foundation
Films Screened: 9 “Ninkyo” films including Fighting Tatsu: the Rickshaw Man, Blood of Revenge, and Graveyard of Honor
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
A Touch of Summer: Young and Beautiful in Japanese Films (Taiwan)
Dates: July 5 - 28
Venues: Taiwan/ Kaohsiung
Kaohsiung Film Archive
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Interchange Association Japan, Kaohsiung Office
Films Screened: Twenty-Four Eyes by Keisuke Kinoshita, Kishiwada Hooligans and We Shall Overcome Someday by Kazuyuki Izutsu, Go by Isao Yukisada, Kids Return byTakeshi Kitano, Feel the Wind by Sumio Omori, Someday by Junji Sakamoto, Fancy Dance by Masayuki Suo
Eiga-sai 2013 (Philippines)
Dates: July 3 - August 25
Venues: Philippines/ Manila, Davao, Cebu
Shangri-La Plaza Mall, UP Film Institute (Manila), Gaisano Grand City Mall (Davao), Ayala Center Cebu (Cebu)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation
Films Screened: ALWAYS -Sunset on Third Street-, ALWAYS -Sunset on Third Street- 2 byTakashi Yamazaki, Castle Under Fiery Skies by Mitsutoshi Tanaka, Dear Doctor by Miwa Nishikawa, Rinco's Restaurant by Mai Tominaga, KAMUI by Yoichi Sai, Mai Mai Miracle by Sunao Katabuchi, Parade by Isao Yukisada, About Her Brother by Yoji Yamada

North America

Anime Favourites (Canada)
Dates: July 9 - 22
Venues:

Canada/ Toronto

University of Toronto, Innis Town Hall
Presented by: The Japan Foundation
Films Screened: Arcadia of My Youth by Tomoharu Katsumata, Chibi Maruko-Chan by Tsutomu Shibayama, The Girl Who Leapt Through Time by Mamoru Hosoda, Franz Kafka's A Country Doctor by Koji Yamamura, etc.

South America

Animation (Jamaica)
Dates: July 6, 13
Venues: Jamaica/ Kingston, Montego Bay
St. Andrew High School for Girls, Civic Centre
Presented by: Embassy of Japan in Jamaica, The Japan Foundation
Films Screened: Miyori in the Sacred Forest by Fumi Yamamoto, Crayon Shinchan The Storm Called: The Adult Empire Strikes Back by Keiichi Hara, Doraemon the Movie: Nobita's Dinosaur 2006 by Ayumu Watanabe, The Place Promised in Our Early Days by Makoto Shinkai
Samurai Film Screening (Mexico)
Dates: July 18 - August 4, July 30 - August 5
Venues: Mexico/ Mexico City, Monterrey
Cineteca Nacional, Cineteca Nuevo León
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Cineteca Nacional
Films Screened: Films including Yukinojo henge by Teinosuke Kinugasa, Dai satsujin by Eiichi Kudo, Samurai Bride Hunter by Sadatsugu Matsuda, Cruel Story at the end of the Tokugawa by Tai Kato, Sword of Desperation by Hideyuki Hirayama, Vengeance for Sale by Kihachi Okamoto, When the Last Sword is Drawn by Yojiro Takita, The Hidden Blade and Love and Honor by Yoji Yamada, etc.
NARUSE Mikio Retrospective (Brazil)
Dates: July 26 - August 1 (Recife), August 16 - 22 (Salvador)
Venues: Brazil/Recife, Salvador
Cinema da Fundaj (Cineteatro José Carlos Cavalcanti Borges) (Recife), DIMAS da Fundação Cultural do Estado da Bhia (Salvador)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Brazil, Consular Office of Japan in Recife, Consulate-General of Japan in Curitiba, Consulate-General of Japan in Sao Paulo, Consulate-General of Japan in Belém, Consulate-General of Japan in Rio de Janeiro
Films Screened: 13 films by Mikio Naruse: Tsuruhachi and Tsurujiro, Working Family, Actors Who Play The Horse, Repast, Mother, A Floating Cloud, Sudden Rain, Flowing, Summer Clouds, The Approach of Autumn, When a Woman Ascends the Stairs, Yearning, Two in the Shadow

Europe

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
Seijun Suzuki Retrospective (Germany)
Dates: May 9 - July 13 (Nuremberg), July 7 - August 25 (Hamburg)
Venues: Germany/ Nuremberg, Hamburg
Filmhaus Nürnberg, Kinemathek Hamburg
Presented by: The Japan Foundation
Films Screened: 10 - 13 films of Seijun Suzuki including Gate of Flesh and Carmen from Kawachi, etc.
Touring Japanese Film Festival in East Europe (Russia)
Dates: July 24 - 28
Venues: Russia/ Moscow
Illusion Movie Theatre
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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