Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in January 2016

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

Asia and Oceania

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
More Info: The Japan Foundation, Seoul (in Korean)
Japanese Film Festival 2015 (Myanmar)
Dates: January 15 - 17, 2016
Venue: Yangon/Myanmar
Nay Pyi Taw Cinema Hall
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: January 13 – 16, 2016
Venue: Kolkata/India
Satyajit Ray Film & Television Institute
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Consulate-General of Japan in Kolkata
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
More Info: Satyajit Ray Film & Television Institute
14th Pune International Film Festival (India)
Dates: January 14 - 21, 2016
Venues: Pune/India
City Pride Kothrud, National Film Archives of India, Mangala Multiplex
Presented by: The Japan Foundation,Consulate-General of Japan in Mumbai, Pune International 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: Pune International Film Festival
Japan Film Festival 2016 (India)
Dates: January 25 – 30, 2016
Venue: Mumbai/India
K. J. Somaiya College of Engineering
Presented by: The Japan Foundation,Consulate-General of Japan in Mumbai
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

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
Festival de Cine Japonés de Animación (El Salvador)
Dates: January 16 – 30, 2016
Venue: San Salvador/El Salvador
Museo Nacional de Antropología "DR. David J. Guzmán"
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in El Salvador, Secretaría de Cultura de la Presidencia
Films Provided by JF: 6 animation films including Planzet, Negadon by Jun Awazu, SOS! TOKYO METRO EXPLORERS: THE NEXT by Shinji Takagi
More Info: Embassy of Japan in El Salvador (in Japanese)
Movie Exposition Gosho Heinosuke Series (Chile)
Dates: January 6 – 10, 2016
Venues: Santiago/Chile
Moneda Culture Center
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Chile, Moneda Culture Center
Films Provided by JF: 5 films including AN INNOCENT WITCH, THE YELLOW CROW, and Hunting Rifle by Heinosuke Gosho

Europe

Japanese Film Week (Germany)
Dates: January 25 – 30, 2016
Venue: Berlin/Germany
Japanese Embassy in Germany (Multipurpose Hall)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Japanese Embassy in Germany
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 on the occasion of the opening the Japanese Embassy in Armenia(Armenia)
Dates: January 14 – 17, 2016
Venue: Yerevan/Armenia
Moscow Cinema (Blue Hall)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Japanese Embassy in Armenia, "Hikari" Armenian-Japanese scientific, educational and cultural center
Films Provided by JF: 6 films including My Little Nightmare: The Movie by Noriyoshi Sakuma and Tamako in Moratorium by Nobuhiro Yamashita
The 15th Japanese Film festival (Lithuania)
Dates: January 22 – 26, 2016
Venue: Vilnius/Lithuania
Forum Cinema Vingis
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Japanese Embassy in Lithuania, Forum Cinema Vingis
Films Provided by JF: 8 animation films including Planzet, Negadon by Jun Awazu, and SOS! TOKYO METRO EXPLORERS: THE NEXT by Shinji Takagi

Middle East

Japanese Film Festival (Iran)
Dates: December 17 and 24, 2015, January 7 and 14, 2016
Venue: Tehran/Iran
Embassy of Japan in Iran (Multipurpose Hall)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Iran
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

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