Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in April 2015

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

The Americas

Seijun Suzuki Retrospective (Argentina)
Dates: March 18 - April 5
Venue: Buenos Aires/Argentina
Teatro Municipal General San Martin
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Argentina
Films Provided by JF: 15 films by Seijun Suzuki including Branded to Kill, The Tokyo Wanderer and Tattooed Life
More Info: Complejo Teatral de Buenos Aires [in Spanish]
Japanese Film Screening (USA)
Dates: April 22
Venue: Washington DC/USA
Embassy of Japan/Japan Information and Culture Center
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in USA, Japan Commerce Association of Washington, D.C.
Films Provided by JF: A Tale of Samurai Cooking - A True Love Story by Yuzo Asahara
More Info: Embassy of Japan in USA

Europe

Japanese Film Festival 2015 (Ireland)
Dates: April 8 - 23
Venue: Cork, Galway, Limerick, Dublin, Waterford, Sligo, Dundalk/Ireland
Gate Cinema, Triskel Arts Centre (Cork), Eye Cinema (Galway), University of Limerick (Limerick), Light House Cinema, UCD Student Cinema, Dublin City University (Dublin), Garter Lane Art Centre (Waterford), Institute of Technology Sligo (Sligo), An Tain Arts Centre (Dundalk)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Ireland, Access Cinema, Japan-Ireland Society
Films Provided by JF: Kwaidan by Masaki Kobayashi, Railways by Yoshinari Nishikori, Tug of War! By Nobuo Mizuta, Villon's Wife by Kichitaro Negishi
More Info: Japanese Film Festival 2015
Kaneto Shindo Retrospective (Italy)
Dates: April 9 - 30, June 1 - 26
Venue: Rome/Italy
The Japan Cultural Institute in Rome (The Japan Foundation)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation
Films Provided by JF: 16 films by Kaneto Shindo including Onibaba and Children of Hiroshima
Kihachi Okamoto Retrospective (Germany)
Dates: January 5 - May 31
Venue: Cologne/Germany
The Japan Cultural Institute in Cologne (The Japan Foundation)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation
Films Provided by JF: 27 films by Kihachi Okamoto including All about Marriage and The Elegant Life of Mr. Everyman
More Info: The Japan Cultural Institute in Cologne (The Japan Foundation) [in German]
Mikio Naruse Retrospective (France)
Dates: April 2 - 30
Venues: Paris/France
The Japan Cultural Institute in Paris (The Japan Foundation)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation
Films Provided by JF: 26 films by Mikio Naruse including Two in the Shadows, A Married Life and Mother
More Info: The Japan Cultural Institute in Paris (The Japan Foundation) [in French]

Middle East & Africa

Japanese Film Screening (Israel)
Dates: February 3 – April
Venues: Jerusalem, Haifa, Tel Aviv, Sderot, Herzliya/Israel
Jerusalem Cinematheque (Jerusalem), Haifa Cinematheque (Haifa),
Tel Aviv Cinematheque (Tel Aviv), Sderot Cinematheque (Sderot),
Herzliya Cinematheque (Herzliya)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Israel
Films Provided by JF: 8 films including Shangri-La (Japan Goes Bankrupt)by Takashi Miike, The Iron Fist by Junji Sakamoto, Sad Vacation by Shinji Aoyama

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