Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in March 2017

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

Asia & Oceania

Japan film week (China)
Dates: March 15 – 26, 2017 (to be fixed)
Venues: Shenyang, Harbin/China
Liaoning University, Shenyang Normal University, Shenyang University, Heilongjiang University, Harbin Normal University
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Consulate-General of Japan in Shenyang
Films Provided by JF: 5 films including I Just Wanna Hug You by Akihiko Shiota, Enoshima prism by Yasuhiro Yoshida, and WONDERFUL WORLD END by Daigo Matsui
Japanese Film Festival Autumn (New Zealand)
Dates: March 15 – 17, 2017
Venue: Christchurch/New Zealand
Charles Luney Auditorium, St. Margaret's College
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Consular Office of Japan in Christchurch, JETAA South Island Chapter, MEXTAA South Island Chapter
Films Provided by JF: The Letter by Jiro Shono, Pecoross' Mother and Her Days by Azuma Morisaki, TWILIGHT: Saya in Sasara by Yoshihiro Fukagawa
Japanese Film Festival 2017 (Fiji)
Dates: March 1 – 3, 2017
Venue: Suva/Fiji
Village 6 Cinema
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in the Republic of Fiji
Films Provided by JF: I Just Wanna Hug You by Akihiko Shiota, Enoshima prism by Yasuhiro Yoshida, WONDERFUL WORLD END by Daigo Matsui

The Americas

Japanese Film Festival (Canada)
Dates: August 22, 2016 – March 5, 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
Japanese Film Series: 35mm Recent Works by Toho Pictures (U.S.A.)
Dates: March 13 – 19, 2017
Venue: Boulder/U.S.A.
Muenzinger Auditorium, University of Colorado Boulder
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Consulate-General of Japan in Denver, University of Colorado Boulder International Film Series
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
23rd Annual Honolulu Festival (U.S.A.)
Dates: March 11 – 12, 2017
Venue: Honolulu /U.S.A
Hawaii Convention Center
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Consulate General of Japan in Honolulu, Honolulu Festival Foundation
Films Provided by JF: 4 films including WOOD JOB! by Shinobu Yaguchi and CLIMBING TO SPRING by Daisaku Kimura
Semana de Cine Japonés 2017 (Panama)
Dates: March 14 – 17, 2017
Venue: Panama City/Panama
Cine Universitario
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Panama, GECU (Grupo Experimental de Cine Universitario)
Films Provided by JF: 4 films including Love for Beginners by Takeshi Furusawa and WOOD JOB! by Shinobu Yaguchi
Japanese ANIME week (Uruguay)
Dates: March 17 – 27, 2017
Venue: Montevideo/Uruguay
University of the Republic
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Uruguay, University of the Republic
Films Provided by JF: 5 films including Mind Game by Masaaki Yuasa and Princess Arete by Sunao Katabuchi

Europe

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
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 film screenings (Sweden)
Dates: March 1 - 11, 2017
Venue: Stockholm, Göteborg/Sweden
Svenska Filminstitutet, Göteborg-Frölunda
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Sweden
Films Provided by JF: 6 films including films including Hana by Hirokazu Kore-eda, Life Back Then by Takahisa Zeze, and Key of the Life by Kenji Uchida.
Films “Power of Music” (Germany)
Dates: March 2 – 30, 2017
Venue: Cologne/Germany
The Japan Cultural Institute in Cologne (The Japan Foundation)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation
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
URL: http://www.jki.de/veranstaltungen/filme/die-kraft-der-musik.html
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
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
Sarajevo Film Festival (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
Dates: March 10 – 14, 2017
Venue: Banja Luka/Bosnia and Herzegovina
Banja Luka University
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

Middle East & Africa

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
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
Japanese Film week 2016 (Egypt)
Dates: February 26 – March 2; March 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

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