Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in December 2016

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

Asia and Oceania

Japanese Film Festival in Sri Lanka (Sri Lanka)
Dates: December 2 - 4, 2016
Venue: Colombo/Sri Lanka
National Film Corporation of Sri Lanka (NFC)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Sri Lanka
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 (India)
Dates: December 15 – 22, 2016
Venue: Mumbai/India
Ravindra Mini Theatre
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Consulate-General of Japan in Mumbai
Films Provided by JF: 4 films including Love for Beginners by Takeshi Furusawa and Enoshima prism by Yasuhiro Yoshida
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

The Americas

Japanese Film Festival (Canada)
Dates: August 22, 2016 – February 26, 2017
Venues: Ottawa, Toronto, Banff, Calgary, Vernon, St. John’s, Victoria, Montreal, London, Hamilton, 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, Bloor Hot Docs Cinema, Hamilton Public Library, 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
JAPANEMA (U.S.A.)
Dates: November 9 – December 14, 2016
Venues: Los Angeles/U.S.A.
Goethe-Institut Los Angeles; The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles; SAG-AFTRA Foundation Screening Room
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

Europe

The 50th Japanese Film Festival (Russia)
Dates: December 8 – 16, 2016
Venue: Saint-Petersburg/Russia
Kinocenter 《Rodina》
Presented by: The Japanese Culture Department "Japan Foundation" of the All-Russia State Library for Foreign Literature, Consulate General of Japan in Saint-Petersburg
Films Provided by JF: 8 films including WONDERFUL WORLD END by Daigo Matsui and Tamako Love Story by Naoko Yamada
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
Shochiku Films (Germany)
Dates: November 3 – December 22, 2016
Venue: Cologne/Germany
The Japan Cultural Institute in Cologne (The Japan Foundation)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation
Films Provided by JF: 10 films including POLICE DOG DREAM by Yoshinori Kobayashi, THE GREAT PASSAGE by Yuya Ishii, and LIFE BACK THEN by Takahisa Zeze
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 (Spain)
Date: December 2 – 27, 2016
Venue: Barcelona/Spain
Filmoteca de Catalunya
Presented by: The Japan Foundation
Films Provided by JF: 7 films including A Tale of Samurai Cooking - A True Love Story by Yuzo Asahara, Mourning Recipe by Yuki Tanada, Ramen Samurai by Naoki Segi, and Drops of Heaven by Atsunori Kawamura
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

Africa

Japanese Movie Night (Kuwait)
Dates: December 7 and 15, 2016
Venues: Kuwait City/Kuwait
Kuwait National Cinema Company, Salmiya Theater, National Council for Culture, Arts and Letters, Yarmouk museum
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Kuwait
Films Provided by JF: 4 films including Sketches of Kaitan City by Kazuyoshi Kumakiri and Pecoross' Mother and Her Days by Azuma Morisaki

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