Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in January 2014

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

 

 

Asia and Oceania

Yasujiro Ozu Retrospective (China)
Dates: December 12 - January 16
Venues: China/Beijing
Embassy of Japan in China, Ullens Center for Contemporary Art
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in China, Ullens Center for Contemporary Art
Films Screened: Early Spring, Good Morning, Late Autumn, An Autumn Afternoon, Equinox Flower, Floating Weeds, Tokyo Story, etc. by Yasujiro Ozu
Japanese Cinema Week (Fiji)
Dates: January 15 - 17
Venues: Fiji/Suva
Village 6 Cinemas
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Fiji
Films Screened: Dear Doctor by Miwa Nishikawa, Railways by Yoshinari Nishikoori, Happy Flight by Shinobu Yaguchi

Europe

The Japan Foundation Touring Film Programme: East Side Stories (UK)
Dates: January 31 - March 27
Venues: UK/ Belfast, Bristol, Dundee, Edinburgh, London, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Nottingham, Sheffield
Queen's Film Theatre (Belfast), Watershed (Bristol), Dundee Contemporary Arts (Dundee), Filmhouse (Edinburgh), ICA (London), Tyneside Cinema (Newcastle Upon Tyne), Broadway (Nottingham), Showroom Cinema (Sheffield)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation
Films Screened: 11 films including Colorful by Keiichi Hara, Your Friends by Ryuichi Hiroki, Parade by Isao Yukisada, Shindo (Wonder Child) by Koji Hagiuda and 18 Who Cause a Storm by Yoshishige Yoshida
Seijun Suzuki Retrospective (Switzerland)
Dates: January 1 - 31
Venues: Switzerland/Zurich
Filmpodium
Presented by: Japan Foundation
Films Screened: 11 films of Seijun Suzuki including Branded to Kill, Tokyo Drifter and Love Letter
36 Great Directors of Japanese Cinema Vol. 1 (Spain)
Dates: November 7 - January 15
Venues: Spain/Zaragoza, Valencia, Barcelona
Filmoteca de Zaragoza (Zaragoza), Institut Valencià de l'Audiovisual i de la Cinematografia (Valencia), Filmoteca de Catalunya (Barcelona)
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
Daiei Retrospective (France)
Dates: January 8 - March 29
Venues: France/Paris
Maison de la culture du Japon a Paris
Presented by: The Japan Foundation
Films Screened: 39 films of Daiei Studios including Gate of Hell by Teinosuke Kinugasa, The Tale of Genji by Kozaburo Yoshimura, Conflagration by Kon Ichikawa, Nakano Spy School by Yasuzo Masumura and The Ivory Tower by Satsuo Yamamoto
Seijun Suzuki Retrospective (Germany)
Dates: September 3 - February 12
Venues: Germany/Munich
Filmmuseum Muenchen (Munich Film Museum)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation
Films Screened: 37 Films of Seijun Suzuki including Gate of Flesh and Carmen from Kawachi, etc.
Retrospective of Kaneto Shindo & Kozaburo Yoshimura (Germany)
Date: November 14 - February 24
Venues: Germany/Cologne
The Japan Cultural Institute in Cologne
Presented by: The Japan Foundation
Films Screened: 17 masterpiece films by Kaneto Shindo and 3 masterpiece films by Kozaburo Yoshimura
Touring Japanese Film Festival in East Europe (Czech Republic)
Dates: January 22 - 28
Venues: Czech/Prague
Kino Lucerna
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in the Czech Republic
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 (Kon Ichikawa), Samurai Spy (Masahiro Shinoda), CYBORG 009 (Masayuki Akehi)

Middle East and Africa

Retrospective of Kiyoshi Kurosawa (Israel)
Dates: January 7 - 21
Venues: Israel/Jerusalem, Haifa, Tel Aviv
Jerusalem Cinematheque (Jerusalem), Haifa Cinematheque (Haifa), Tel Aviv Cinematheque (Tel Aviv)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Israel
Films Screened: 10 films of Kiyoshi Kurosawa including Serpent's Path, Eyes of the Spider, Cure, License to Live, Pulse
10th Istanbul Japanese Film Festival (Turkey)
Dates: January 11 - 25
Venues: Turkey / Istanbul
Akbank Sanat
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Consulate-General of Japan in Istanbul
Films Screened: Miyori's Forest (Nizo Yamamoto), 5 Centimeters per Second (Makoto Shinkai), The Place Promised in Our Early Days (Makoto Shinkai)

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