Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in August 2015

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

The Americas

Kon Ichikawa Retrospective (Mexico)
Dates: July 21 – August 8
Venue: Mexico City, Monterrey/Mexico
CINETECA NACIONAL, CINETECA MONTERREY
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Mexico; CINETECA NACIONAL
Films Provided by JF: 11films by Kon Ichikawa including THE MAKIOKA SISTERS, YUKINOJO and THE CONFLAGRATION
Nashville Japanese Film Festival (USA)
Dates: August 28-30
Venue: Nashville/USA
Watkins College of Art, Design & Film theatre
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Consulate-General of Japan in Nashville, Nashville Japanese Film Festival
Films Provided by JF: 4 films including A Tale of Samurai Cooking - A True Love Story by Yuzo Asahara, Mourning Recipe by Yuki Tanada, Ramen Samurai by Naoki Segi and The God of Ramen by Takashi Innami
More Info: http://www.nashvillejapanesefilmfestival.org
Japanese Film Week in Cuenca, Japanese Film Week in Quito (Ecuador)
Dates: August 5-8 (Cuenca), August12-16 (Quito)
Venue: Cuenca, Quito/Ecuador
Auditorium of the Central University of Cuenca (Cuenca)
Cinemateca de la Casa de la Cultura "Benjamin Carrión" (Quito)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Ecuador, The City of Cuenca, Casa de la Cultura "Benjamin Carrión"
Films Provided by JF: 6 animation films including SOS! TOKYO METRO EXPLORERS: THE NEXT by Shinji Takagi and PLANZET by Jun Awazu
Exciting Japanimation (Bolivia)
Dates: August 13-22
Venue: La Paz/Bolivia
Cinemateca Boliviana Foundation, Oscar Soria second projection room
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Bolivia, Cinemateca Boliviana Foundation
Films Provided by JF: 5 animation films including Princess Arete by Sunao Katabuchi and After School Midnighters by Hitoshi Takekiyo

Europe

Summer Explorers! (UK)
Dates: August 1
Venue: London/UK
BAFTA
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, London
Films Provided by JF: 6 animation films including SOS! TOKYO METRO EXPLORERS: THE NEXT by Shinji Takagi and PLANZET by Jun Awazu
More Info: http://www.jpf.org.uk/whatson.php#779

Africa

International Images Film Festival for Women: IIFF (Zimbabwe)
Dates: August 14-22
Venue: Harare/Zimbabwe
Eastgate Cinema, Alliance Française
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Zimbabwe, Women Filmmakers of Zimbabwe
Films Provided by JF: 4 films including My Little Nightmare: The Movie by Noriyoshi Sakuma, Petal Dance by Hiroshi Ishikawa, Tamako in Moratorium by Atsuhiro Yamashita and JYOKYO MONOGATARI by Toshiyuki Morioka
More Info: http://www.icapatrust.org/iiff.html

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