Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in November 2016

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

Asia and Oceania

Japan Food Festival - Food Cinema - (Indonesia)
Dates: November 3 – 11, 2016
Venue: Jakarta/Indonesia
Kota Kasablanka Event Space
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, JETRO
Films Provided by JF: KARAAGE☆USA, Ramen Samurai by Naoki Segi, A DROP OF THE GRAPEVINE by Yukiko Mishima, Akanezora Beyond the Crimson Sky by Masaki Hamamoto
Japanese Film Festival (India)
Dates: November 15 – 19, 2016
Venue: New Delhi/India
The Japan Foundation, New Delhi
Presented by: The Japan Foundation
Films Provided by JF: 5 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
Japanese Film Festival 2016 (Australia)
Dates: October 8 – December 4, 2016
Venues: 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: November 28 – December 1, 2016
Venue: Auckland/New Zealand
Fisher and Paykel Appliance Auditorium, Owen G Glen Building, The University of Auckland
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Consulate-General of Japan in Auckland, The University of Auckland
Films Provided by JF: Seven Weeks by Nobuhiko Obayashi, KANZABURO the movie by Tsukuru Matsuki, Key Of Life by Kenji Uchida, TWILIGHT: Saya in Sasara by Yoshihiro Fukagawa
Japanese Film Screening (Tonga)
Dates: November 4 – 29, 2016
Venues: Tongatapu/Tonga
Lavengamalie Primary School, Veitongo Government Primary School, Tailulu College
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Tonga
Films Provided by JF: MIYORI in the SACRED FOREST by Nizo Yamamoto, 5 Centimeters per Second by Makoto Shinkai

The Americas

Japanese Film Festival (Canada)
Dates: August 22 – November 24, 2016
Venues: Ottawa, Toronto, Banff, Calgary, Vernon, St. John’s, Victoria, Montreal, London, 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, Western 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
JAPANEMA (U.S.A.)
Dates: November 9 – December 14, 2016
Venues: Los Angeles/U.S.A.
UCLA Architecture & Urban Design Perloff Hall, Decafe; The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles
Presented by: The Japan Foundation
Films Provided by JF: WONDERFUL WORLD END by Daigo Matsui, Tamako Love Story by Naoko Yamada, Blindly in Love by Masahide Ichii
Takeshi Kitano Retrospective (U.S.A.)
Dates: November 17 – 27, 2016
Venue: New York/U.S.A.
Theater 1, Metrograph
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Metrograph
Films Provided by JF: 8 films including Violent Cop, A Scene at the Sea, and Kids Return by Takeshi Kitano
J-Film (U.S.A.)
Date: November 16, 2016
Venue: Washington DC/U.S.A.
Japan Information and Culture Center, Embassy of Japan in U.S.A
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in U.S.A, Japan Commerce Association of Washington DC
Film Provided by JF: Round Trip Heart by Yuki Tanada
Japan Film Event 2016 (Trinidad and Tobago)
Dates: November 17 – 19, 2016
Venue: Port of Spain/Trinidad and Tobago
Daaga Auditorium, The University of West Indies St. Augustine
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Trinidad and Tobago
Films Provided by JF: 5 films including A Tale of Samurai Cooking - A True Love Story by Yuzo Asahara, Drops of Heaven by Atsunori Kawamura, and The Place Promised in Our Early Days by Makoto Shinkai
Mostra de Cinema Japonês (Brazil)
Dates: November 10 – 12, 2016
Venue: Recife/Brazil
SALA MULTIMIDIA DA CAIXA CULTURAL RECIFE
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Consulate-General of Japan in Recife, CAIXA CULTURAL RECIFE
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
1968 in the Japanese Film (Mexico)
Dates: October 28 – November 27, 2016
Venues: Tijuana, Mexico City/Mexico
Cine Tonalá Tijuana, Cine Tonalá Mexico City
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Cine Tonalá
Films Provided by JF: 4 films including Eros + Massacre by Kiju Yoshida and A Man Vanishes by Shohei Imamura

Europe

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
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/
The 50th Japanese Film Festival (Russia)
Dates: November 23 – 30, 2016
Venue: Moscow/ Russia
Formula Kino Horizont
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Russia
Films Provided by JF: 8 films including Love for Beginners by Takeshi Furusawa, Homeland by Nao Kubota, and DANCING KARATE KID by Tsukasa Kishimoto
Retrospective Kenji Mizoguchi (Switzerland)
Dates: October 26 – November 18, 2016
Venue: Geneva/Switzerland
Les Cinémas du Grütl
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
Retrospective Mikio Naruse (Norway)
Dates: November 1 – December 18, 2016
Venues: Oslo, Bergen, Trondheim/Norway
Norwegian Film Institute, Cinemateket Bergen, Cinemateket Trondheim
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Norway, Norwegian Film Institute
Films Provided by JF: 14 films including THE ECHO, A Floating Cloud, and Yearning by Mikio Naruse
Japanese Film Festival 2016 (Slovakia)
Dates: November 2 – 6, 2016
Venue: Bratislava/Slovakia
Kino Lumière
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in the Slovak Republic
Films Provided by JF: 5 films including ST: THE MOVIE by Touya Sato, Samurai Cat by Yoshitaka Yamaguchi and THE ROUND TABLE by Isao Yukisada
Japanese Film Festival (Iceland)
Date: November 14, 2016
Venue: Reykjavik/Iceland
University Cinema [Háskólabíó], University of Iceland
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Iceland
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, Drops of Heaven by Atsunori Kawamura
Homage to Shochiku (Italy)
Dates: November 3 – December 13, 2016
Venue: Rome/Italy
The Japan Cultural Institute in Rome (The Japan Foundation)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation
Films Provided by JF: HANA by Hirokazu Koreeda, POLICE DOG DREAM by Yoshinori Kobayashi, THE GREAT PASSAGE by Yuya Ishii, LIFE BACK THEN by Takahisa Zeze
Japanese Film Festival (Romania)
Dates: November 17‐27, 2016
Venues: Bucharest, Timişoara/Romania
Sala Amfiteatrul II, Faculty of Law, University of Bucharest; National Muzeul National al Taranului Roman; Sala Aula Magna, West University of Timişoara
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Romania, University of Bucharest, West University of Timisoara
Films Provided by JF: 5 films including Silver Spoon by Keisuke Yoshida, There Is No Lid on the Sea by Keisuke Toyoshima, and Akanezora Beyond the Crimson Sky by Masaki Hamamoto
Human Landscapes cycle in Japanese cinema in CAFF2016 (Spain)
Dates: November 5 – December 3, 2016
Venue: Barcelona/Spain
Cinemes Girona
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Casa Asia
Films Provided by JF: 5 films including Sketches of Kaitan City by Kazuyoshi Kumakiri, Pecoross' Mother and Her Days by Azuma Morisaki, and All Around Us by Ryosuke Hashiguchi
Japanese Film Week 2016 (Slovenia)
Dates: November 7 – 11, 2016
Venue: Ljubljana / Slovenia
Kino Gledališče Bežigrad
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Slovenia, Kino Gledališče Bežigrad
Films Provided by JF: 4 films including MAESTRO! by Shotaro Kobayashi and Have a Song on Your Lips by Takahiro Miki

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 Week (Namibia)
Dates: November 16‐19, 2016
Venue: Windhoek/Namibia
Ster-Kinekor Namibia
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Namibia
Films Provided by JF: 4 films including ST: THE MOVIE by Touya Sato and MIYORI in the SACRED FOREST by Nizo Yamamoto

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