Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in August, 2013

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

 

 

Asia and Oceania

Yasuzo Masumura and Kon Ichikawa Retrospective (Korea)
Dates: August 27 - September 22 (Busan), September 6 - November 3 (Seoul)
Venues: Korea/ Busan, Seoul
Busan Cinema Center (Busan), Korean Film Archive, Seoul Art Cinema (Seoul)
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
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

The Americas

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 (An Actor's Revenge) by Teinosuke Kinugasa, Daisatsujin 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

Seijun Suzuki Retrospective (Germany)
Dates: July 7 - August 25 (Hamburg), August 3 - 31 (Berlin)
Venues: Germany/ Hamburg, Berlin
Kinemathek Hamburg, Arsenal Berlin
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: August 14 - 18
Venues: Russia/ St. Petersburg
Theatre Rogina
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)

Middle East and Africa

Japanese Film Screening (Egypt)
*This event has been cancelled due to security concerns.
Dates: August 15 - 22
Venues: Egypt/ Cairo
Hadara Centre Cinema Halls, Artistic Creative Center
Presented by: The Japan Foundation
Films Screened: 11 films including Half a Confession by  Kiyoshi Sasabe, Rebirth by Izuru Narushima, Star Watching Dog by Tomoyuki Takimoto
Japanese Film Screening (Zimbabwe)
Dates: August 24 - 27
Venues: Zimbabwe/Harare
Rainbow City
Presented by: The Japan Foundation
Films Screened: Megane by Naoko Ogigami, Sawako Decides by Yuya Ishii, Wonder Child by Koji Hagiuda

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