Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in August 2016

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

Oceania

Masaki Kobayashi Retrospective (Australia)
Dates: August 6 – 31, 2016
Venues: Brisbane, Melbourne/Australia
Queensland Art Gallery and Gallery of Modern Art, ACMI (Australian Centre for the Moving Image)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, The Melbourne Cinémathèque
Films Provided by JF: 5 films including Kwaidan, BLACK RIVER, and SAMURAI REBELLION by Masaki Kobayashi

The Americas

Designed with Nature, Refined by Tradition: Japan’s Culinary and Agricultural Heritage (Canada)
Dates: July 7 – August 8, 2016
Venue: Toronto/Canada
The Japan Foundation, Toronto
Presented by: The Japan Foundation
Film Provided by JF: Drops of Heaven by Atsunori Kawamura
Japanese Film Festival (Canada)
Dates: August 22 – November 5, 2016
Venues: Ottawa, Toronto, Vancouver, Whitehorse, Calgary, Edmonton, Montreal, etc./Canada
Embassy of Japan in Canada, Cinéma du Parc, etc.
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Canada, Consulate-General of Japan in Calgary, Consulate-General of Japan in Vancouver, Consulate-General of Japan in Montreal
Films Provided by JF: 6 films including Round Trip Heart by Yuki Tanada; Sue, Mai & Sawa: Righting the Girl Ship by Osamu Minorikawa; and Au revoir l' été by Koji Fukada
J-Film (USA)
Date: August 17, 2016
Venue: Washington DC/USA
Embassy of Japan in USA/Japan Information and Culture Center
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in USA, Japan Commerce Association of Washington DC
Film Provided by JF: Sue, Mai & Sawa: Righting the Girl Ship by Osamu Minorikawa
Nashville Japanese Film Festival (USA)
Date: August 27, 2016
Venue: Nashville, TN/USA
Watkins College of Art, Design & Film
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Consulate-General of Japan in Nashville, Nashville Japanese Film Festival
Films Provided by JF: 5 films including Mind Game by Masaaki Yuasa, Princess Arete by Sunao Katabuchi, and After School Midnighters by Hitoshi Takekiyo
Japanese Film Exhibition – Ko Nakahira Special Features (Brazil)
Dates: July 27 - August 8, 2016
Venues: Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo/Brazil
Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil Rio de Janeiro, Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil São Paulo
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil
Films Provided by JF: 8 films including Crazed Fruit, Summer Storm, and Only on Mondays by Ko Nakahira
Projection of Japanese movies in Quito (Ecuador)
Dates: August 23 - 25, 2016
Venue: Quito/Ecuador
Teatro Universitario, Universidad Central del of Ecuador
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Ecuador, The Central University of Ecuador
Films Provided by JF: Mind game by Masaaki Yuasa, Princess Arete by Sunao Katabuchi, After School Midnighters by Hitoshi Takekiyo

Europe

Modern Classics of Japanese Animation (Spain)
Dates: July 5 – August 5, 2016
Venue: Barcelona/Spain
Filmoteca de Catalunya
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Filmoteca de Catalunya
Films Provided by JF: 5 films including Mind game by Masaaki Yuasa, Princess Arete by Sunao Katabuchi, and After School Midnighters by Hitoshi Takekiyo
Summer Explores! 2 (UK)
Dates: July 30 and August 6, 2016
Venues: London/UK
BAFTA, Rich Mix
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, BAFTA
Films Provided by JF: 5 films including Mind game by Masaaki Yuasa, Princess Arete by Sunao Katabuchi, and After School Midnighters by Hitoshi Takekiyo
Screening in Summer (UK)
Date: August 20, 2016
Venue: London/UK
Goethe Institut
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Goethe Institut
Film Provided by JF: Four Sisters by Nobuhiko Obayashi
Japanese Film Festival(Denmark)
Dates: August 19 - 20, 2016
Venue: Skagen/Denmark
Kulturhus Kappelborg
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Demark
Films Provided by JF: 5 films including Love for Beginners by Takeshi Furusawa, Enoshima prism by Yasuhiro Yoshida, and Wonderful World End by Daigo Matsui

Africa

Luanda International Animation Festival (Angola)
Dates: August 19 - 26, 2016
Venue: Luanda/Angola
Camões, Instituto da Cooperação e da Língua - Portugal
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Angola
Films Provided by JF: 5 films including Mind game by Masaaki Yuasa, Princess Arete by Sunao Katabuchi, and After School Midnighters by Hitoshi Takekiyo
Japanese Film Festival (Botswana)
Dates: August 10 - 14, 2016
Venue: Gaborone/Botswana
New Capitol Cinemas, Riverwalk
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Botswana
Films Provided by JF: 5 films including Sketches of Kaitan City by Kazuyoshi Kumakiri, Being Good by Mipo O, and Pecoross' Mother and Her Days by Azume Morisaki

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