Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in July, 2014

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

 

 

Asia and Oceania

The Cinema of Kiju Yoshida & Mariko Okada (Korea)
Dates: July 8 – 22
Venues: Seoul/Korea
Seoul Art Cinema
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, The Korean Association of Cinematheques
Films Screened: Total 13 films by Kiju Yoshida including Good For Nothing, Eros + Massacre, Women In The Mirror/ Actress Mariko Okada-starring movies including the Scent of Incense (Kōge) by Keisuke Kinoshita
Kyoko Kagawa Retrospective (Korea)
Dates: July 4 - 13
Venues: Korea/Seoul
Korean Film Archive
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Korean Film Archive
Films Screened: 10 films with Kyoko Kagawa including Mother by Mikio Naruse, Tokyo Story by Yasujiro Ozu, Crucified Lovers by Kenji Mizoguchi
Japanese Film Screening 2014 (Singapore)
Dates: June 26 - July 11
Venues: Singapore
National Museum of Singapore
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Japan Creative Centre (JCC), Singapore Film Society, National Museum of Singapore
Films Screened: 15 films by Kon Ichikawa including Harp of Burma, Ten Black Women, HAKAI (The Outcast)
Eiga Sai 2014 (Philippines)
Dates: July 3 - August 3
Venues: Manila, Davao City/Phillipines
Shang Cineplex at Shangri-La Plaza (Manila), FDCP Cinematheque Davao (Davao City)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in the Philippines, Film Development Council of the Philippines
Films Screened: 11 contemporary films including The Kirishima Thing by Daihachi Yoshida, A story of Yonosuke by Shuichi Okita

The Americas

Kenji Mizoguchi Retrospective (USA)
Dates: June 19 - August 29
Venues: Berkeley/USA
Pacific Film Archive (PFA)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation
Films Screened: 16 films by Kenji Mizoguchi including A Geisha, Lady Oyū, The Woman of the Rumor.
Perspective of Japanese Animation (Mexico)
Dates: July 17 - August 28
Venues: Mexico City, Monterrey, Cuernavaca, Ciudad Victoria/Mexico
Cineteca Nacional, Cine Morelos, Centro Cultural de Tamaulipas
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Cineteca Nacional
Films Screened: 26 films including Little Norse Prince Valiant by Isao Takahata, The White Snake by Taiji Yabushita, The Spider and the Tulip by Kenzo Masaoka, Broken Down Film by Osamu Tezuka, Phenakistoscope by Taku Furukawa

Europe

36 Great Directors of Japanese Cinema Vol. 4 (Spain)
Dates: June 1- July 31
Venues: Madrid, Barcelona/Spain
Filmoteca Española, Filmoteca de Catalunya
Presented by: The Japan Foundation
Films Screened: 6 films including TWO IN THE SHADOW by Mikio Naruse, Akitsu Onsen by Yoshishige Yoshida, The Book of Dead by Kihachiro Kawamoto
Japanese Film Screening (Denmark)
Dates: July 2 – 4
Venues: Nuuk/Denmark
Katuaq Theater
Presented by: The Japan Foundation
Films Screened: 7 films including The Kirishima Thing by Daihachi Yoshida, 5 Centimeters per Second by Makoto Shinkai

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