Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in June 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
Kiju Yoshida Retrospective (Taiwan)
Dates: June 4 – June 14
Venue: Kaohsiung City/Taiwan
Kaohsiung Film Archive
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Interchange Association, Kaohsiung Film Archive
Films Provided by JF: 8 films by Kiju Yoshida including Eros + Massacre, COUP D’ETAT
More Info: Kaohsiung Film Archive (in Traditional Chinese)

The Americas

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
Japanese Anime Festival (Jamaica), Japan Anime & Culture Festival (Belize)
Dates: May 30 – May 31 (Jamaica), June 7 (Belize)
Venues: Kingston/Jamaica, Belize City/Belize
St. Andrew Girls High School, Liguanea Club (Jamaica),
Best Western Biltmore Plaza (Belize)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation and Embassy of Japan in Jamaica (Jamaica)
The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Belize, Belize Japanese Association and JICA Belize (Belize)
Films Provided by JF: Planzet and NEGADON - the Monster from Mars by Jun Awazu, KAKURENBO by Shuhei Morita, Science Ninja Team Gatchaman by Hisayuki Toriumi, SOS! TOKYO METRO EXPLORERS: THE NEXT by Shinji Takagi, KOMANEKO -The Curious Cat- by Tsuneo Goda

Europe

Shinji Somai Retrospective at Nippon Connection (Germany)
Dates: June 5 – June 7
Venue: Frankfurt/Germany
Deutsches Filmmuseum
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Nippon Connection
Films Provided by JF: The Catch, Typhoon Club, Dreamy Fifteen, Stepchildren and Love Hotel by Shinji Somai
More Info: Nippon Connection
Japanese Film Festival (Hungary)
Dates: June 8 – June 13
Venue: Budapest/Hungary
Toldi Mozi
Presented by: The Japan Foundation
Films Provided by JF: 6 films including Kamome Diner by Naoko Ogigami, Rinco’s restaurant by Mai Tominaga, and Mourning Recipe by Yuki Tanada
Japanese Anime Screenings (The Netherlands)
Dates: June 14, 17
Venues: Rotterdam/The Netherlands
Shofukan, LantarenVenster
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in the Netherlands
Films Provided by JF: Planzet and NEGADON - the Monster from Mars by Jun Awazu, KAKURENBO by Shuhei Morita, Science Ninja Team Gatchaman by Hisayuki Toriumi, SOS! TOKYO METRO EXPLORERS: THE NEXT by Shinji Takagi, KOMANEKO -The Curious Cat- by Tsuneo Goda
Japan Anime Festival (Norway)
Dates: June 11 – 13, June 26 – 28
Venues: Oslo, Lillestrøm/Norway
Ringen Kino, Norges Varemesse
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Norway, Mangapolis EpiCon
Films Provided by JF: Omunibus films Genius Party, Genius Party Beyond ,MIND GAME by Masaaki Yuasa, PRINCESS ARETE by Sunao Katabuchi, AFTER SCHOOL MIDNIGHTERS by Hitoshi Takekiyo
Japanese Film Festival 2015 -Spirits of Japanese Cuisine- (Serbia)
Dates: June 25 – June 28
Venue: Belgrade/Serbia
Yugoslavian Kinoteka
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Serbia
Films Provided by JF: 4 films including A Tale of Samurai Cooking – A True Love Story by Yuzo Asahara and Mourning Recipe by Yuki Tanada

Africa

Japanese Film Festival (Madagascar)
Dates: June 6 – June 10
Venues: Antananarivo/Madagascar
Institut francais, University of Antananarivo, Embassy of Japan in Madagascar
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Madagascar
Films Provided by JF: A Tale of Samurai Cooking – A True Love Story by Yuzo Asahara and Mourning Recipe by Yuki Tanada

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