Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in October 2016

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

Asia and Oceania

JAPANESE ANIME MOVIE FESTIVAL (Brunei)
Dates: October 14 – 16, 2016
Venue: Bandar Seri Begawan/Brunei
The Core, Universiti Brunei Darussalam
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Brunei Darussalam
Films Provided by JF: 6 animation films including 5 Centimeters per Second by Makoto Shinkai and Princess Arete by Sunao Katabuchi.
Chennai Japan Film Festival 2016 -Women in Modern Japan- (India)
Dates: October 21 – 22, 2016
Venue: Chennai/India
RKV Studios
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Consulate-General of Japan in Chennai
Films Provided by JF: 5 films including Sue, Mai & Sawa: Righting the Girl Ship by Osamu Minorikawa and Round Trip Heart by Yuki Tanada
Japanese Film Festival 2016 (Australia)
Dates: October 8 – December 4, 2016
Venue: Sydney, Melbourne/Australia
Domain Theatre, Art Gallery of New South Wales; Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI)
Films Provided by JF: 7 films including BLUE MOUNTAINS, SAMURAI SAGA (CRUEL TALES OF BUSHIDO) by Tadashi Imai, and ONIBABA by Kaneto Shindo
Japanese Film Festival (New Zealand)
Dates: October 18 – 22, 2016
Venue: Wellington/New Zealand
Paramount Theatre Auditorium
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in New Zealand
Films Provided by JF: 6 films including PLATINUM DATA by Keishi Otomo, DEAREST by Yasuo Furuhata, and FRUITS OF FAITH by Yoshihiro Nakamura
Japanese Film Festival Spring (New Zealand)
Dates: October 3 – 6, 2016
Venue: Christchurch/New Zealand
Charles Luney Auditorium, St Margaret College
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Consular Office of Japan in Christchurch, JETAA South Island Chapter, MEXTAA South Island Chapter
Films Provided by JF: 4 films including Sketches of Kaitan City by Kazuyoshi Kumakiri and Being Good by Mipo O

The Americas

Japanese Film Festival (Canada)
Dates: August 22 – November 5, 2016
Venues: Ottawa, Toronto, Banff, Calgary, Vernon, St. John’s, Victoria, Montreal, etc./Canada
Embassy of Japan in Canada, Lux Cinema Banff, Globe Cinema, Vernon Towne Cinema, Memorial University of Newfoundland, CINECENTA Theatre at the University of Victoria, Cinémathèque Québécoise, Carleton University, 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
Japanese Film Screenings "Power of Music" (USA)
Dates: October 5 – 21, 2016
Venues: Athens (GA), Columbia (SC), Atlanta (GA)/USA
CINÉ, The Nickelodeon, Georgia Perimeter College-Dunwoody Auditorium
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Consulate-General of Japan in Atlanta, CINÉ, The Nickelodeon, Atlanta Asian Film Festival
Films Provided by JF: 4 films including Have a Song on Your Lips by Takahiro Miki, "A Band Rabbit" and a Boy by Takuji Suzuki
Shohei Imamura Retrospective (Argentina)
Dates: September 20 – October 2, 2016
Venue: Buenos Aires/Argentina
El Cultural San Martín
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Argentina, Teatro Municipal General San Martín, Fundación Cinemateca Argentina
Films Provided by JF: 8 films including Intentions of Murder, Vengeance is Mine, and BLACK RAIN by Shohei Imamura
1968 in the Japanese Film (Mexico)
Dates: September 28 – October 2, 2016
Venue: Mexico City/Mexico
Filmoteca UNAM
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Filmoteca UNAM
Films Provided by JF: 5 films including DIARY OF A SHINJUKU THIEF by Nagisa Oshima, Eros + Massacre by Kiju Yoshida, and A Man Vanishes by Shohei Imamura
1968 in the Japanese Film (Mexico)
Dates: October 28 – 30, 2016
Venue: Mexico City/Mexico
Cine Tonalá
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Cine Tonalá
Films Provided by JF: Eros + Massacre by Kiju Yoshida, A Man Vanishes by Shohei Imamura
Muestra de Cine Japanime (Paraguay)
Dates: October 14 – 28, 2016
Venue: Asuncion/Paraguay
Paraguayan-Japanese Center for Human Resource Development
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Paraguay, Paraguayan-Japanese Center for Human Resource Development
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: "Living with Nature" (Brazil)
Dates: October 14 – 19, 2016
Venue: Brasilia/Brazil
Cine Brasília
Presented by: The Japan Foundation; Embassy of Japan in Brazil; Department of Culture, Government of Federal District of Brasilia
Films Provided by JF: 5 films including WOOD JOB! by Shinobu Yaguchi, Ecotherapy Getaway Holiday by Shuichi Okita, and Blindly in Love by Masahide Ichii
Curitiba International Biennial Film Festival (Brazil)
Dates: October 25 – 28, 2016
Venue: Curitiba/Brazil
Cine Pensamento
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Consulate General of Japan in Curitiba, Parana Art Institute, Curitiba International Biennial
Films Provided by JF: 5 films including WOOD JOB! by Shinobu Yaguchi, Ecotherapy Getaway Holiday by Shuichi Okita, and Blindly in Love by Masahide Ichii

Europe

Retrospective Yasujiro Ozu (Germany)
Dates: September 12 – October 27, 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
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
Films Provided by JF: 5 films including Love for Beginners by Takeshi Furusawa and I Just Wanna Hug You by Akihiko Shiota
11th Japanese Film Festival “Youth×Romance” (Armenia)
Dates: October 13 – 17, 2016
Venues: Yerevan, Vanadzor, Etchmiadzin/Armenia
“Moscow” Cinema, Blue Hall; Vanadzor Municipality; Etchmiadzin Municipality
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Armenia, "Hikari" Armenian-Japanese Scientific-Educational Center
Films Provided by JF: 7 films including Love for Beginners by Takeshi Furusawa and I Just Wanna Hug You by Akihiko Shiota
Japanese film cycle (Croatia)
Dates: October 3 – 7 and November 2 – 7, 2016
Venues: Zagreb, Rijeka/Croatia
Kino Tuškanac, Art-kino Croatia
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Croatia, Kino Tuškanac, Art-kino Croatia
Films Provided by JF: 5 films including Silver Spoon by Keisuke Yoshida and A DROP OF THE GRAPEVINE by Yukiko Mishima
Japanese Film Festival 2016 “Japanese Entertainment!” (Serbia)
Dates: October 20 – 26, 2016
Venue: Belgrade/Serbia
Muzeju Jugoslovenske Kinoteke
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Serbia, Muzeju Jugoslovenske Kinoteke
Films Provided by JF: 5 films including THE ROUND TABLE by Isao Yukisada and ST:THE MOVIE by Touya Satoa
Japanese Film Festival 2016 “Japanese Entertainment!” (Montenegro)
Dates: October 25 – 26, 2016
Venue: Podgorica/Montenegro
Cultural and Informative Centre »Budo Tomović« Podgorica – KIC-
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Serbia, Cultural and Informative Centre »Budo Tomović« Podgorica -KIC-
Films Provided by JF: 5 films including THE ROUND TABLE by Isao Yukisada and ST:THE MOVIE by Touya Satoa
Panorama of Japanese Film (Bulgaria)
Dates: October 10 – 14, 2016
Venue: Sofia Bulgaria
National academy for theatre and film arts
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Bulgaria
Films Provided by JF: 5 films including THE ROUND TABLE by Isao Yukisada and ST:THE MOVIE by Touya Satoa
3rd Japanese Film Festival (Poland)
Dates: October 25 – 28, 2016
Venue: Warsaw/Poland
Elektronik Cinema
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Poland, Elektronik Cinema
Films Provided by JF: 4 films including Have a Song on Your Lips by Takahiro Miki and "A Band Rabbit" and a Boy by Takuji Suzuki
Retrospective of Japanese director Yoshishige Yoshida (Russia)
Dates: October 20 – November 11, 2016
Venue: Moscow/Russia
The State Tretyakov Gallery
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Russia, The State Tretyakov Gallery
Films Provided by JF: 11 films including Flames of Love and GOOD FOR NOTHING by Yoshishige Yoshida
More Info: http://www.jpfmw.ru/
Japanese Film Festival (Denmark)
Dates: October 10 - 16, 2016
Venues: Tórshavn(Faroe Islands), Nuuk (Greenland/ Denmark)
Tórshavn Theater, Katuaq
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
Retrospective Kenji Mizoguchi (Switzerland)
Dates: October 26 – November 18, 2016
Venue: Geneva/Switzerland
Les Cinémas du Grütli
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Consulate of Japan in Geneva
Films Provided by JF: 15 films including Street of Shame, A Geisha, Yang Kwei Fei, Lady Yu, and Life of Oharu by Kenji Mizoguchi
Extreme Cinema Film Festival (France)
Dates: October 28 – November 5, 2016
Venue: Toulouse/France
The Film Archives of Toulouse
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, The Film Archives of Toulouse
Films Provided by JF: The Tokaido Yotsuya Ghost Story and Hell by Nobuo Nakagawa

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

Africa

Japanese Film Festival (South Africa)
Dates: October 20 – November 6, 2016
Venues: Pretoria, Cape Town, Johannesburg/South Africa
Cinema Nouveau Brooklyn Mall, Cinema Nouveau V&A Waterfront, Cinema Nouveau Rosebank Mall
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in South Africa
Films Provided by JF: 5 films including My Pretend Girlfriend by Saiji Yakumo and Beyond the Memories by Takehiko Shinjo
Japanese Film Festival (Zimbabwe)
Dates: October 1 – 7, 2016
Venue: Harare/Zimbabwe
ZITF
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Zimbabwe
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 Azuma Morisaki

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