Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in May 2015

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

Asia and Oceania

MEMORY! International Film Heritage Festival (Myanmar)
Dates: May 29 - June 7
Venue: Yangon / Myanmar
Nay Pyi Taw Theater
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Myanmar, MEMORY! Cinema Association
Films Provided by JF: A Man Vanishes by Shohei Imamura, Red Peony Finds a Daughter, Red Peony Gambles Her Life by Tai Kato, LIFE OF OHARU by Kenji Mizoguchi
More Info: MEMORY! International Film Heritage Festival Official Site

The Americas

J-FILM (USA)
Date: May 20
Venue: Washington DC/USA
Embassy of Japan/ Japan Information and Culture Center
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in the United States of America, Japan Commerce Association of Washington DC
Film Provided by JF: Mourning Recipe by Yuki Tanada
More Info: Embassy of Japan in USA
Portraying the Human Condition: The Films of Masaki Kobayashi and Tatsuya Nakadai (USA)
Dates: May 15 - May 24
Venue: New York /USA
Sumner M. Redstone Theater, Museum of Moving Image
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Museum of Moving Image
Films Provided by JF: 3films by Masaki Kobayashi, THE INHERITANCE, BLACK RIVER and STRIKE A LIFE FOR NOTHING A LIFE FOR NOTHING
More Info: Museum of Moving Image
Japan Animation (Brazil)
Dates: May 29 - June 7
Venue: Belém /Brazil
Hangar Convention Center
Presented by: The Japan Foundation ,Consulado do Japão em Belém
Films Provided by JF: Omnibus films Genius Party, Genius Party Beyond; MIND GAME by Masaaki Yuasa, PRINCESS ARETE by Sunao Katabuchi, AFTER SCHOOL MIDNIGHTERS by Hitoshi Takekiyo

Europe

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]
Cinema da Gustare (Italy)
Dates: May 7 - May 29
Venue: Rome/Italy
The Japan Cultural Institute in Rome (The Japan Foundation)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation
Films Provided by JF: 8 films including Kamome Diner by Naoko Ogigami, Rinco’s restaurant by Mai Tominaga, and Mourning Recipe by Yuki Tanada
More Info: The Japan Cultural Institute in Rome (The Japan Foundation) [in Italian]

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