Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in April 2014

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

 

 

Asia and Oceania

Yuzo Kawashima Retrospective (Korea)
Dates: April 19 – 27
Venues: Korea/Seoul
Korean Film Archive
Presented by: The Japan Foundation
Films Screened: 9 films by Yuzo Kawashima including Women Are Born Twice, Suzaki Paradise and Room for Rent

The Americas

Japan Film Festival (Canada)
Dates: April 4 - 5
Venues: Canada/Calgary
Globe Cinema
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Canada, Consulate-General of Japan in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Consulate-General of Japan at Montréal
Films Screened: TENCHI: The Samurai Astronomer by Yojiro Takita, Chronicle of My Mother by Masato Harada, 7 Days of Himawari by Emiko Hiramatsu, and CROSSROADS by Masatoshi Kurakata

Europe

Japanese Film Festiveal (Ireland)
Date: April 3 - 17
Venues: Ireland/Cork, Galway, Limerick, Dublin, Waterford
Gate Cinema, Triskel Arts Centre, Dublin City University, Light House Cinema, UCD Student Cinema, Eye Cinema, University of Limerick, Garter Lane Arts Centre
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Ireland
Films Screened: 20 films including About Her Brother by Yoji Yamada, Someday by Junji Sakamoto, Dear Doctor by Miwa Nishikawa 
Touring Japanese Film Festiveal (Switzerland)
Dates: April 1 - June 30
Venues: Switzerland/Basel, Bern, Geneva, Lausanne, Lugano, St. Gallen, Zurich
Stadtkino Basel, Kino Kunstmuseum Bern, Cinémas du Grütli, Cinémathèque suisse, Cinema Iride, Kinok Cinema, Filmpodium Zürich
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Swiss-Japanese Society, Association Suisse – Japon, Section Suisse Romande
Films Screened: A total of 26 titles
Sadao Yamanaka: A Pot Worth One Million Ryo, Humanity and Paper Baloon; Akira Kurosawa: Drunken Angel, High and Low; Yasujiro Ozu: Tokyo Story, Late Spring, Early Autumn, An Autumn Afternoon; Shirô Toyoda: Wild Geese; Keisuke Kinoshita: Twenty-Four Eyes; Kenji Mizoguchi: Crucified Lovers; Mikio Naruse: When a Women Ascends the Stairs; Nagisa Oshima: Naked Youth, Boy; Masaki Kobayashi: hara-kiri; Tômu Uchida: Kiga Kaikyo - The Straits of Hunger; Kihachi Okamoto: The Emperor and a General; Shôhei Imamura:Profound Desire of The Gods, Black Raib; Kon Ichikawa: I Am a Cat; Takeshi Kitano: Sonatine, Kids return; Kiyoshi Kurosawa: Kairo,Tokyo Sonata; Hirokazu Kore-eda: Nobody knows, Still walking

*Please find more details from the following link:
http://www.jpf.go.jp/e/culture/j_sw_2014/1404/04-01.html

Yasujiro Ozu Retrospective (Finland)
Dates: March 18 - April 27
Venues: Finland/Helsinki
National Audiovisual Institute
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Finland
Films Screened: 12 masterpieces of Yasujiro Ozu including Early Spring, I Was Born, But… and Munekata Sisters
Keisuke Kinoshita Retrospective (Belarus)
Dates: April 15 - 20
Venues: Belarus/Minsk
Pobeda, Tsentral'ny
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Belarus, Visual and Performing Arts Centre
Films Screened: Morning for the Osone, Family, Woman, The River Fuefuki, Immortal Love, The Scent of Incense (Koge),and others by Keisuke Kinoshita

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