Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in September 2013

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

 

 

Asia and Oceania

Yasuzo Masumura and Kon Ichikawa Retrospective (Korea)
Dates: 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: September 7 - 13
Venues: Korea/ Seoul
Korean Film Archive
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 Festival 2013 (Malaysia)
Dates: September 12 - 17 (Kuala Lumpur), September 19 - 22 (Penang), September 26 - 29 (Kuching), October 3 - 6 (Kota Kinabalu)
Venues: Malaysia/ Kuala Lumpur, Penang, Kuching, Kota Kinabalu
GSC Mid Valley, GSC 1 Utama, GSC Pavilion KL (Kuala Lumpur), GSC Gurney Plaza (Penang), GSC City One Megamall (Kuching), GSC Suria Sabah (Kota Kinabalu)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation
Films Screened: 5 films including The Chef of South Polar by Shuichi Okita, At River’s Edge by Tetsuo Shinohara
Japanese Film Festival in Christchurch (New Zealand)
Dates: September 9 - 11
Venues: New Zealand/ Christchurch
Hoyts Northland cinema
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Consular Office of Japan in Christchurch
Films Screened: The Breeze on the Ridge, Million Dollar Smash and Grab, The Guys Who Put Money on Me by Seijun Suzuki
Japanese Film Festival in Wellington (New Zealand)
Dates: September 23 - 27
Venues: New Zealand/ Wellington
The New Zealand Film Archive
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in New Zealand
Films Screened: Feel the Wind by Sumio Omori, Permanent Nobara by Daihachi Yoshida, A Good Husband by Isao Yukisada, Abacus and Sword by Yoshimitsu Morita, REBIRTH by Izuru Narushima

The Americas

Shintaro Katsu & Tomisaburo Wakayama (Argentina)
Dates: September 2 - 12
Venues: Argentina/ Buenos Aires
Teatro San Martin
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Argentina
Films Screened: 10 films including Samurai Vendetta by Kazuo Mori, Bad Name by Tokuzo Tanaka, Bakuchi-uchi: Socho-Tobaku by Kosaku Yamashita, Ote (Checkmate) by Junji Sakamoto
NARUSE Mikio Retrospective (Brazil)
Dates: September 25 - 29
Venues: Brazil/ Belém
FUNDAÇÃO CULTURAL DO PARÁ TANCREDO NEVES (CENTUR)
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: 10 films by Mikio Naruse: 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, Two in the Shadow

Europe

Seijun Suzuki Retrospective (Germany)
Dates: September 3 - February 12, 2014
Venues: Germany/ Munich
Filmmuseum Muenchen
Presented by: The Japan Foundation
Films Screened: 37 Films of Seijun Suzuki including Gate of Flesh and Carmen from Kawachi , etc.
50 Years of Japanese Cinema (Italy)
Dates: September 12 - October 29
Venues: Italy/ Rome
The Japan Cultural Institute in Rome
Presented by: The Japan Foundation
Films Screened: 15 films with the actresses/actors representing each decade from 1950s to 2000s.
Retrospective of Kiju Yoshida & Mariko Okada (Spain)
Dates: September 3 - 15
Venues: Spain/ Madrid
Filmoteca Espanola
Presented by: The Japan Foundation
Films Screened: 8 films including Bloody Thirst, Impasse, Joen by Kiju Yoshida
Retrospective of Nagisa Oshima (Spain)
Dates: September 20 - 28
Venues: Spain/ San Sebastian
San Sebastian International Film Festival
Presented by: The Japan Foundation
Films Screened: Complete retrospective of Nagisa Oshima
Japanese Film Screening (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
Date: September 12
Venues: Bosnia and Herzegovina/ Sarajevo
Art Gallery
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Films Screened: Double Suicide by Masahiro Shinoda
Touring Japanese Film Festival in East Europe (Croatia)
Dates: September 30 - October 5
Venues: Croatia/ Zagreb
Kino Tuskanac
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)
Japanese Film Festival (Turkmenistan)
Dates: September 20 - 22
Venues: Turkmenistan/ Ashgabat
Watan Cinema and Concert Centre
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Turkmenistan
Films Screened: The Eel by Shohei Imamura, A Class to Remember 2 by Yoji Yamada, Gamera: Guardian of the Universe by Shusuke Kaneko, A Brief Message from the Heart by Shinichiro Sawai, August in the Water by Sogo Ishii
Seijun Suzuki Retrospective (Russia)
Dates: September 24 - December 8
Venues: Russia/ Moscow
Pioneer Theater
Presented by: Embassy of Japan in Russia, The Japan Foundation, State Central Museum of Cinema “Muzei Kino”
Films Screened: 37 films of Seijun Suzuki including Gate of Flesh and Carmen from Kawachi, etc.

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