Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in May, 2014

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

 

 

Asia and Oceania

Kyoko Kagawa Retrospective (Korea)
Dates: May 29 - June 5
Venues: Korea/Seoul
MEGABOX
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, International Women’s Film Festival in Seoul
Films Screened: 8 films with Kyoko Kagawa including Mother by Mikio Naruse, Tokyo Story by Yasujiro Ozu, Crucified Lovers by Kenji Mizoguchi
Kaneto Shindō Retrospective (Taiwan)
Dates: May 17 - June 1
Venues: Kaohsiung/Taiwan
Kaohsiung Film Archive
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, International Association Japan (Kaohsiung Office), Kaohsiung Film Archive
Films Screened: 9 films by Kaneto Shindō including MOTHER, ONIBABA, LIVE TODAY, DIE TOMORROW

The Americas

Kenji Mizoguchi Retrospective (USA)
Dates: May 2 - June 23
Venues: New York, Cambridge/USA
Museum of the Moving Image (MoMI), Harvard Film Archive (HFA)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation
Films Screened: Approximately 30 films by Kenji Mizoguchi including A GEISHA,THE CRUCIFIED LOVERS, SANSHO THE BAILIFF, STREET OF SHAME

Europe

Kihachi Okamoto Retrospective (Italy)
Dates: May 6 - June 26
Venues: Rome/Italy
The Japan Cultural Institute in Rome
Presented by: The Japan Foundation
Films Screened: 27 films by Kihachi Okamoto including All About Marriage, The Big Boss and Desperado Outpost
ZERO NENDAI: Unique Films from 2000 to 2009 (Germany)
Dates: May 5 - June 30
Venues: Cologne/Germany
The Japan Cultural Institute in Cologne
Presented by: The Japan Foundation
Films Screened: 13 films including The Laughing Frog by Hideyuki Hirayama, Blue Spring by Toshiaki Toyoda
Touring Japanese Film Festival (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

Feature Program on the Present Toho Films (2011-2013) (Hungary)
Dates: May 13 - 18
Venues: Budapest/Hungary
Toldi Mozi
Presented by: The Japan Foundation
Films Screened: 6 films including Hospitality Department by Yoshishige Miyake, Platinum Data by Keishi Otomo, Dearest by Yasuo Furuhata

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