Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in December 2015

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

Asia and Oceania

Retrospective of Ken Takakura (China)
Dates: November 14 - December 6, 2015
Venues: Beijing/China
Beijing Foreign Studies University (BFSU),
Ullens Center for Contemporary Art (UCCA)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Beijing
Embassy of Japan in China, BFSU, UCCA
Films Provided by JF: Hishakaku and Kiratsune -a tale of two yakuza- by Tomu Uchida
More Info: http://www.cj-jizhong.com/#5 (in Chinese)
Retrospective of Mikio Naruse (South Korea)
Dates: December 20, 2015 – February 28, 2016
Venues: Seoul, Busan/South Korea
SEOUL ART CINEMA, BUSAN CINEMA CENTER, KOREAN FILM ARCHIVE
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Seoul;SEOUL ART CINEMA; BUSAN CINEMA CENTER; KOREAN FILM ARCHIVE
Films Provided by JF: 18 films including A Married Life, Untamed Woman, Sudden Rain
9th Japan Film Week (Mongolia)
Dates: December 8 - 11, 2015
Venues: Ulaanbaatar/Mongolia
Tengis Movie Theater
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Mongolia
Films Provided by JF: A Tale of Samurai Cooking - A True Love Story by Yuzo Asahara, Mourning Recipe by Yuki Tanada, Ramen Samurai by Naoki Segi, The God of Ramen by Takashi Innami
Japanese Film Festival 2015 (Myanmar)
Dates: December 18 - 20, 2015 (Mandalay), January 15 - 17, 2016 (Yangon)
Venues: Mandalay, Yangon/India
Win Lite Cinema Hall (Mandalay), Nay Pyi Taw Cinema Hall (Yangon)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Myanmar
Films Provided by JF: 5 films including My Pretend Girlfriend by Saiji Yakumo and Be Sure to Share by Sion Sono
More Info: Embassy of Japan in Myanmar
Japan Film Festival (India)
Dates: December 7 - 12, 2015
Venue: Delhi/India
The Japan Foundation. New Delhi
Presented by: The Japan Foundation
Films Provided by JF: 5 films including friends NAKI ON THE MONSTER ISLAND by Takashi Yamazaki and Ryuichi Yagi, Dearest by Yasuo Furuhata, and PLATINUM DATA by Keishi Otomo
Asian Film Festival (India)
Dates: December 24 - 31, 2015
Venue: Mumbai/India
Ravindra Natya Mandir
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Consulate General of Japan in Mumbai, Third Eye Asian Film Festival
Films Provided by JF: The Apology King by Nobuo Mizuta, High Kick Angels by Kazuhiro Yokoyama, DANCING KARATE KID by Tsukasa Kishimoto, KANZABURO the movie by Tsukuru Matsuki
More Info: Third Eye Asian Film Festival
Japanese Film Festival 2015 - Classic Program (Australia)
Dates: November 26 - December 6, 2015
Venue: Melbourne/Australia
Australian Centre for the Moving Image, Cinema1
Presented by: The Japan Foundation
Films Provided by JF: ODD OBSESSION, HAKAI (The Outcast), and THE MAKIOKA SISTERS by Kon Ichikawa
More Info: Japanese Film Festival 2015

The Americas

Japanese Film Festival (Canada)
Dates: September 2, 2015 - January 24, 2016
Venues: Ottawa, Edmonton, Banff, Whitehorse, Prince George, Fredericton, Montreal, London, Toronto, etc./Canada
Embassy of Japan in Canada, Metro Cinema, Lux Cinema Banff, The Old Fire Hall Yukon Arts Centre, Prince George Playhouse, University of New Brunswick, Cinéma du Parc, University of Western Ontario, The Japan Foundation, Toronto, Bloor Hot Docs Cinema, etc.
Presented by: The Japan Foundation
Films Provided by JF: 7 films including WOOD JOB! by Shinobu Yaguchi and Leaving on the 15th Spring by Yasuhiro Yoshida
Seijun Suzuki Retrospective (USA, Canada)
Dates: October 9, 2015 - April 16, 2016
Venues: Washington D.C., Austin (TX), New York (NY), Nashville (TN), Chicago (IL), Minneapolis (MN), Los Angeles (CA), Annandale-on-Hudson (NY), Philadelphia (PA), etc./USA
Toronto, Vancouver/Canada
Meyer Auditorium of Freer and Sackler Galleries, Austin Film Society at the Marchesa Hall & Theatre, Walter Reade Theater, Belcourt Theatre, etc.
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Freer and Sackler Galleries, Austin Film Society, Film Society of Lincoln Center, Belcourt Theatre, etc.
Films Provided by JF: 19 films including Kagero-za, Pistol Opera, and Carmen from Kawachi by Seijun Suzuki
Clássico e Animê: a presença do cinema japonês (mostra comemorativa dos 120 anos de amizade Brasil-Japão) (Brazil)
Dates: November 26 - December 2, 2015
Venue: Rio de Janeiro/Brazil
Cine Arte UFF
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Consulate General of Japan in Rio de Janeiro, Fluminense Federal University
Films Provided by JF: 5 films including Mind game by Masaaki Yuasa, Princess Arete by Sunao Katabuchi, and After School Midnighters by Hitoshi Takekiyo
The 25th Japanese Film Exhibition "Anime Festival" (Peru)
Dates: November 5 - December 3, 2015
Venue: Lima/Peru
Peruvian Japanese Cultural Center, Dai hall
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Peru, Peruvian Japanese Assosiation
Films Provided by JF: 5 films including Mind game by Masaaki Yuasa, Princess Arete by Sunao Katabuchi, and After School Midnighters by Hitoshi Takekiyo

Europe

The 49th Japanese Film Festival (Russia)
Dates: December 17 - 22, 2015
Venues: Saint-Petersburg/Russia
Kinocenter 《Rodina》 (Saint-Petersburg)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Consulate General of Japan in Saint-Petersburg
Films Provided by JF: 6 films including My Little Nightmare: The Movie by Noriyoshi Sakuma and Tamako in Moratorium by Nobuhiro Yamashita
Japanese Film Festival (Germany)
Dates: November 29 - December 19, 2015
Venue: Munich/Germany
Evangelische Stadtakademie München
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Consulate-General of Japan in Munich
Films Provided by JF: 4 films including Homeland by Nao Kubota, Seven Weeks by Nobuhiko Obayashi, and Reunion by Ryoichi Kimizuka
Giovani Amori (Italy)
Dates: November 10 - December 15, 2015
Venue: Rome/Italy
The Japanese Cultural Institute in Roma
Presented by: The Japan Foundation
Films Provided by JF: 5 films including My Pretend Girlfriend by Saiji Yakumo and Be Sure to Share by Sion Sono

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