Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in February 2017

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

Asia and Oceania

Japanese Film Festival (Myanmar)
Dates: February 10-12, 2017
Venue: Mandalay/Myanmar
Win Lite Cinema
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Myanmar
Films Provided by JF: 3 films including MAESTRO! by Shotaro Kobayashi and Have a Song on Your Lips by Takahiro Miki
Japanese Film Festival (India)
Dates: February 23 – 25, 2017
Venue: Kolkata/India
Jadavpur University
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Consulate-General of Japan in Kolkata
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
Japan Film festival (Micronesia)
Dates: February 16 – 17, 2017
Venue: Kolonia/Micronesia
Pohnpei Cinemas
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Micronesia, Pohnpei Cinemas
Films Provided by JF: 4 films including 5 Centimeters per Second by Makoto Shinkai and Homeland by Nao Kubota

The Americas

Japanese Film Festival (Canada)
Dates: August 22, 2016 – March 8, 2017
Venues: Ottawa, Toronto, Banff, Calgary, Vernon, St. John's, Victoria, Montreal, London, Hamilton, Whitehorse, Vancouver, 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, Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema, Hamilton Public Library, Old Fire Hall, The Cinematheque, 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
Special Film Screening: Featuring Kurosawa Kiyoshi "Seventh Code" (USA)
Dates: February 10, 2017
Venue: Washington D.C./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
Film Provided by JF: Seventh Code by Kiyoshi Kurosawa
Japanese Contemporary Cinema in Caracas 2017 (Venezuela)
Dates: February 14 – 17, 2017
Venue: Caracas / Venezuela
The Auditorium of the Humanities and Education School, Central University of Venezuela
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Venezuela, Fundación Audiovisual Margot Benacerraf
Film Provided by JF: 4 films including Love for Beginners by Takeshi Furusawa and WOOD JOB! by Shinobu Yaguchi

Europe

EIGA-SAI 2017 (Czech Republic)
Dates: February 16 – March 31, 2017
Venues: Prague, Ostrava/Czech Republic
Lucerna Cinema (Prague), Cineport Cinema (Ostrava)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Czech-Japanese Association, Embassy of Japan in the Czech 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
Odd obsessions: Desires, Hopes and Impulse in Japanese Cinema (U.K.)
Dates: February 3 – March 29, 2017
Venues: 15 cities including London, Leicester, and Edinburgh/U.K.
15 venues including ICA, Phoenix Leicester, and Edinburgh Filmhouse
Presented by: The Japan Foundation
Films Provided by JF: 14 films including Pieta in the Toilet by Daishi Matsunaga, The Mohican Comes Home by Shuichi Okita, Odd Obsession by Kon Ichikawa, and Flora on the Sand by Ko Nakahira
URL: http://www.jpf-film.org.uk/
Japanese Cinema Month (Germany)
Dates: January 10 - February 2, 2017
Venue: Berlin/Germany
Multifunction Hall, Embassy of Japan in Germany
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Germany
Films Provided by JF: 5 films including My Pretend Girlfriend by Saiji Yakumo and Beyond the Memories by Takehiko Shinjo
Japanese Film Series 2017 (Germany)
Dates: February 2 – March 28, 2017
Venue: Munich/Germany
Evangelische Stadtakademie
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Consulate-General of Japan in Munich
Films Provided by JF: 5 films including WOOD JOB! by Shinobu Yaguchi and Climbing to Spring by Daisaku Kimura
FOOD CINEMA (Italy)
Dates: January 24 - March 21, 2017
Venue: Rome/Italy
The Japan Cultural Institute in Rome (The Japan Foundation)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation
Films Provided by JF: 5 films including Akanezora: Beyond the Crimson Sky by Masaki Hamamoto and A drop of the grapevine by Yukiko Mishima
Japan Film Festival (Greece)
Dates: February 22 - 24, 2017
Venue: Athens/Greece
Michael Cacoyannis Foundation
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, The Embassy of Japan in Greece
Films Provided by JF: 4 films including films including A Tale of Samurai Cooking - A True Love Story by Yuzo Asahara and Mourning Recipe by Yuki Tanada
Sarajevo Film Festival (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
Dates: February24 - 28, 2017
Venue: Sarajevo/Bosnia and Herzegovina
Cinema "Meeting Point"
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Bosnia and Herzegovina
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: February 1 – 26, 2017
Venues: Saint-Petersburg/ Russia
Kinocenter 《Rodina》
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Consulate General of Japan in Saint-Petersburg, Embassy of Japan in Russia
Films Provided by JF: 11 films by Yoshishige Yoshida including Akitsu Onsen, Flames of Love, and Good for Nothing
Japanese Film Festival (Latvia)
Dates: February 15 – 18, 2017
Venue: Liga/Latvia
Splendid Palace
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Latvia
Films Provided by JF: 4 films including WOOD JOB! by Shinobu Yaguchi and Climbing to Spring by Daisaku Kimura
Japanese Film Festival (Lithuania)
Dates: February 3 – 8, 2017
Venue: Vilnius/ Lithuania
FORUM CINEMAS
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Lithuania
Films Provided by JF: 6 films including PLATINUM DATA by Keishi Otomo, FRUITS OF FAITH by Yoshihiro Nakamura, and A BOY CALLED H by Yasuo Furuhata

Middle East

Japanese Film Month (Saudi Arabia)
Dates: January 31 – March 14, 2017
Venue: Jeddah/Saudi Arabia
Consulate-General of Japan in Jeddah
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Consulate-General of Japan in Jeddah
Films Provided by JF: 5 films including Sketches of Kaitan City by Kazuyoshi Kumakiri and Pecoross' Mother and Her Days by Azuma Morisaki
The 14th Japanese Film Festival in Ankara (Turkey)
Dates: February 23 – 26, 2017
Venues: Ankara/Turkey
Çankaya Contemporary Arts Center, The Turkish-Japanese Foundation Culture Center
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan, Çankaya Contemporary Arts Center, The Turkish-Japanese Foundation Culture Center
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
13th Japanese Film Festival (Turkey)
Dates: February 25 – 26, March 2 – 4, 2017
Venues: Istanbul/Turkey
Caddebostan Culture Center, Tekfen Tower Conference Hall
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Consulate-General of Japan in Istanbul, Tekfen Holding
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

Africa

Japanese Film week 2016 (Egypt)
Dates: February 26 – March 2, 15-16, 2017
Venues: Cairo, Aswan/Egypt
Artistic Creativity Center (Cairo), Aswan University Conference Hall (Aswan)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Cairo; Cultural Development Fund (Artistic Creativity Center); Aswan University
Films Provided by JF: 5 films including Silver Spoon by Keisuke Yoshida and A DROP OF THE GRAPEVINE by Yukiko Mishima
Kampala Japanese Film Festival (Uganda)
Dates: February 17 – 19, 2017
Venue: Kampala/Uganda
UGANDA NATIONAL CULTURAL CENTRE
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, The Embassy of Japan in Uganda
Films Provided by JF: 5 films including Silver Spoon by Keisuke Yoshida and A DROP OF THE GRAPEVINE by Yukiko Mishima

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