Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in April 2016

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

Asia

Japanese Film Festival “In Remembrance of the 5th Anniversary of the Great East Japan Earthquake” (Taiwan)
Dates: March 11 - April 3, 2016
Venue: Kaohsiung/Taiwan
Kaohsiung Film Archive
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Interchange Association (Kaohsiung branch), Kaohsiung Film Archive
Films Provided by JF: Reunion by Ryoichi Kimizuka, Seven Weeks and Casting Blossoms to the Sky by Nobuhiko Obayashi

The Americas

Seijun Suzuki Retrospective (USA, Canada)
Dates: October 9, 2015 - June 30, 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), Portland (OR), Seattle (WA), Berkeley (CA), Cambridge (MA), etc./USA
Toronto, Vancouver/Canada
Meyer Auditorium of Freer and Sackler Galleries (Washington D.C.), Austin Film Society at the Marchesa Hall & Theatre (Austin), Walter Reade Theater (New York), Belcourt Theatre (Nashville), 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
Cine erótico japonés, 1972-1988 (Mexico)
Dates: April 27 - 29, 2016
Venue: Mexico City/Mexico
FILMOTECA UNAM (Sala Julio Bracho)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, FILMOTECA UNAM
Films Provided by JF: 6 films including Ecstacy of the Black Rose by Tatsumi Kumashiro and SADA AND KICHI by Noboru Tanaka

Europe

Retrospective of Japanese director Masahiro Shinoda (Russia)
Dates: February 18 – April 1, 2016
Venues: Saint-Petersburg, Moscow/Russia
Kinocenter 《Rodina》 (Saint-Petersburg), The State Tretyakov Gallery (Moscow)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Moscow,
Embassy of Japan in Russia; The State Tretyakov Gallery; Consulate-General of Japan in Saint-Petersburg
Films Provided by JF: 11 films including Assassination and Pale Flower by Masahiro Shinoda
Japanese Film Festival 2016 (Ireland)
Dates: April 3 - 21, 2016
Venues: Dublin, Cork, Limerick, Galway, Waterford, Sligo, Dundalk/Ireland
Gate Cinema, Light House Cinema, Eye Cinema etc.
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Ireland, access>CINEMA
Films Provided by JF: The Apology King by Nobuo Mizuta, Petal Dance by Hiroshi Ishikawa, Tamako in Moratorium by Nobuhiro Yamashita, JYOKYO MONOGATARI by Toshiyuki Morioka
More info: http://www.jff.ie/
Retrospective of Kaneto Shindo (Spain)
Dates: April 1 - May 25, 2016
Venue: Murcia/Spain
Filmoteca Región de Murcia
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Filmoteca Región de Murcia
Films Provided by JF: 17 films including THE ISLAND, A LAST NOTE, Sakuratai 8.6, Children of Hiroshima, and Lucky Dragon No.5 by Kaneto Shindo

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