Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in September 2016

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

Asia

Japanese Film Festival 2016 (Singapore)
Dates: September 1 – 18, 2016
Venue: Singapore/Singapore
National Museum of Singapore
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Japan Creative Centre (Embassy of Japan in Singapore), Singapore Film Society, National Museum of Singapore
Films Provided by JF: 22 films including ZIGEUNERWEISEN and The Call of Blood by Seijun Suzuki
Retrospective Masaki Kobayashi (Korea)
Dates: September 2 – 11, 2016
Venue: Seoul/Korea
Seoul Art Cinema
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Seoul Art Cinema
Films Provided by JF: 11 films including The Human Condition, Kwaidan, and Black River by Masaki Kobayashi

The Americas

Japanese Film Festival (Canada)
Dates: August 22 – November 5, 2016
Venues: Ottawa, Toronto, Banff, Calgary, Vernon, St. John’s, Montreal, etc./Canada
Embassy of Japan in Canada, Lux Cinema Banff, Globe Cinema, Vernon Towne Cinema, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Cinémathèque Québécoise, 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: 7 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
12th Annual Japan Foundation Film Series (USA)
Dates: September 14 – November 17, 2016
Venues: St. Petersburg (FL), Tuskegee (AL), Gainesville (FL), Oxford (MS), Dahlonega (GA)/USA
Eckerd College, Tuskegee University Bioethics Auditorium, University of Florida McKay Auditorium, University of Mississippi, University of North Georgia Young Hall
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Eckerd College, Tuskegee University, University of Florida, University of Mississippi, University of North Georgia
Films Provided by JF: WOOD JOB! by Shinobu Yaguchi, Ecotherapy Getaway Holiday by Shuichi Okita, A Farewell to Jinu by Suzuki Matsuo, CLIMBING TO SPRING by Daisaku Kimura
Love in Japan Movie Screening (USA)
Dates: September 16 – 26, 2016
Venues: Miami, Fort Lauderdale/USA
University of Miami, Cinema Paradiso Fort Lauderdale
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Consulate General of Japan in Miami
Films Provided by JF: 5 films including Love for Beginners by Takeshi Furusawa and I Just Wanna Hug You by Akihiko Shiota
Shohei Imamura Retrospective (Argentina)
Dates: September 20 – October 2, 2016
Venue: Buenos Aires/Argentina
Centro Cultural General San Martín
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Argentina, Teatro Municipal General San Martín, Fundacion Cinemateca Argentina
Films Provided by JF: 8 films including Intentions of Murder, Vengeance is Mine, BLACK RAIN by Shohei Imamura
Muestra de Cine Japonés en Quito (Ecuador)
Dates: September 7 – 9, 2016
Venue: Quito/Ecuador
Aula Magna Bartolome de las Casas de la Universidad Politécnica Salesiana
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Ecuador, la Universidad Politécnica Salesiana
Films Provided by JF: Omnibus films Genius Party, Genius Party Beyond
CINE JAPONÉS 2016 (Bolivia)
Dates: September 8 – 15, 2016
Venue: La Paz/Bolivia
CINEMATECA BOLIVIANA
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Bolivia, CINEMATECA BOLIVIANA
Films Provided by JF: 4 films including Love for Beginners by Takeshi Furusawa, I Just Wanna Hug You by Akihiko Shiota, and WOOD JOB! by Shinobu Yaguchi

Europe

Retrospective Yasujiro Ozu (Germany)
Dates: September 12 – October 24, 2016
Venue: Cologne/Germany
The Japan Cultural Institute in Cologne (The Japan Foundation)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation
Films Provided by JF: 7 films including I was born, but...; Early Spring; and A Hen in the Wind by Yasujiro Ozu
Animatsuri Festival (Estonia)
Dates: September 13 – 27, 2016
Venue: Tartu/Estonia
Genialistide Klubi
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Estonia, Animeklubi Asashio
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 (Belarus)
Dates: September 27 – October 1, 2016
Venue: Minsk/Belarus
《POBEDA》cinema
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in the Republic of Belarus
Film Provided by JF: 5 films including Love for Beginners by Takeshi Furusawa and I Just Wanna Hug You by Akihiko Shiota
Contemporary Japanese Film Screenings (Macedonia)
Dates: September 26 - 30, 2016
Venue: Skopje/Macedonia
Cinematheque of Macedonia
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Austria, Cinematheque of Macedonia
Films Provided by JF: 5 films including THE ROUND TABLE by Isao Yukisada and ST:THE MOVIE by Touya Sato

Middle East

Japanese Film Festival (Iran)
Dates: September 15 – October 6, 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: WOOD JOB! by Shinobu Yaguchi, Ecotherapy Getaway Holiday by Shuichi Okita, A Farewell to Jinu by Suzuki Matsuo, CLIMBING TO SPRING by Daisaku Kimura
Japan Film Week 2016 (Jordan)
Dates: September 25 - 29, 2016
Venue: Amman/Jordan
Royal Film Commission
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Jordan, Royal Film Commission
Films Provided by JF: 5 films including THE ROUND TABLE by Isao Yukisada and ST:THE MOVIE by Touya Sato

Africa

JAPANESE FILM FESTIVAL (Zambia)
Dates: September 20 - 22, 2016
Venue: Lusaka/Zambia
Ster-Kinekor Theatres
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in the Republic of Zambia
Films Provided by JF: Silver Spoon by Keisuke Yoshida, KARAAGE☆USA by Naoki Segi, A DROP OF THE GRAPEVINE by Yukiko Mishima

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