Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in October 2017

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

Asia & Oceania

Repertory Cinema 2017-Akira Kurosawa (Hong Kong)
Dates: October 28 - November 19, 2017
Venues: Hong Kong / China
Cinema, Hong Kong Film Archive
Lecture Hall, Hong Kong Science Museum
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Leisure and Cultural Services Department Film Programmes Office
Films Provided by JF: 12 films including Sanshiro Sugata, No Regrets for Our Youth, The Quiet Duel, Scandal, Ikiru (To Live), Seven Samurai by Akira Kurosawa
Chennai Japanese Film Festival (India)
Dates: October 6 - 8, 2017
Venue: Chennai / India
RKV Studio
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Consulate-General of Japan in Chennai, Indo-Cine Appreciation Foundation
Films Provided by JF: 5 films including Pecoross' Mother and Her Days by Azuma Morisaki, All Around Us by Ryosuke Hashiguchi Sketches of Kaitan City  by Kazuyoshi Kumakiri
2017 Japanese Film Festival - Classics (Australia)
Dates: October 1 - December 3, 2017
Venues: Sydney, Canberra, Melbourne / Australia
Art Gallery of New South Wales (AGNSW), National Film & Sound Archive (NFSA), Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Art Gallery of New South Wales (AGNSW), National Film & Sound Archive (NFSA), Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI)
Films Provided by JF: 8 films including Tokyo Drifter, Branded to Kill, and Zigeunerweisen by Seijun Suzuki
Japanese Film Festival 2017 (New Zealand)
Dates: September 1 - October 12, 2017
Venues: Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch / New Zealand
Academy Cinema; The University of Auckland, Fisher & Paykel Appliances Auditorium; Paramount Cinema; Christchurch Art Centre, Philip Carter Family Auditorium
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Consulate-General of Japan in Auckland, The University of Auckland, Auckland City Council, Embassy of Japan in New Zealand, Consular Office of Japan in Christchurch
Films Provided by JF: 12 films including The Long Excuse by Miwa Nishikawa, The Mohican Comes Home by Shuichi Okita, and MY love STORY!! by Hayato Kawai

The Americas

Japanese Film Festival (Canada)
Dates: August 21 - January 14, 2018
Venues: Ottawa, Toronto, Calgary, Winnipeg, Nanaimo, Halifax, Montreal, London, Hamilton, Vancouver, etc. / Canada
Embassy of Japan in Canada; The Japan Foundation, Toronto; Globe Cinema; The University of Winnipeg; St. Mary's University; Cinemateque Quebecoise; Vancouver Island University; Carleton University; etc.
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Canada, Consulate-General of Japan in Toronto, 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 KARATE-ROBO ZABORGAR by Noboru Iguchi, The Vancouver Asahi by Yuya Ishii, and Time of EVE the Movie by Yasuhiro Yoshiura
13th Annual Japan Foundation Film Series (U.S.A.)
Dates: September 20 - November 14, 2017
Venues: Champaign, IL; Rochester, NY; Middletown, CT; Haverford, PA; St. Louis, MO; Middlebury, VT; Kalamazoo, MI; Iowa City, IA; Kent, OH / USA
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Lincoln Hall Theater; University of Rochester; Wesleyan University, the Powell Family Cinema; Haverford College, Visual Culture Arts and Media Screening Room; Washington University in St. Louis, The Brown Hall Auditorium; Middlebury College, Dana Auditorium; Western Michigan University, Schneider Auditorium; University of Iowa; Kent State University, Bowman Hall
Presented by: The Japan Foundation; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; University of Rochester; Wesleyan University; Haverford College; Washington University in St. Louis; Middlebury College; Western Michigan University; University of Iowa; Kent State University
Films Provided by JF: 5 films including Akanezora Beyond the Crimson Sky by Masaki Hamamoto, There is No Lid on the Sea by Keisuke Toyoshima, and A Drop of Grapevine by Yukiko Mishima
Masaki Kobayashi Retrospective (Argentina)
Dates: October 19 - November 2, 2017
Venues: Buenos Aires / Argentina
Teatro Municipal General San Martín, Sala Leopoldo Lugones
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Argentina, Teatro Municipal General San Martín, Fundacion Cinemateca Argentina
Films Provided by JF: 10 films including THE INHERITANCE, KWAIDAN, and STAKE A LIFE FOR NOTHING by Masaki Kobayashi
Japanese Film Presentation in the three principle cities of Ecuador (Ecuador)
Dates: September 7 - November 24, 2017
Venues: Quito, Cuenca, Guayaquil / Ecuador OCHOYMEDIO, Casa de la Cultura Ecuatoriana “Benjamin Carrion”, Centro Interamericanos de Artes Populares, North American - Ecuadorian Center of Guayaquil
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embajada del Japón en Ecuador
Films Provided by JF: Amor Para Principiantes by Takeshi Furusawa, WOOD JOB! by Shinobu Yaguchi, La Cuchara de Plata by Keisuke Yoshida, Quiero Abrazarte by Akihiko Shiota
Japanese Film Event for Commemorating 50th Anniversary of Diplomatic Relations between the Cooperative Guyana and Japan (Guyana)
Date: October 25, 2017
Venue: Georgetown / Guyana
Princess Movie Theaters Guyana
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Trinidad and Tobago
Films Provided by JF: WOOD JOB! by Shinobu Yaguchi
Mostra de Cinema Japonês 2017 (Brazil)
Dates: October 20 - 22, 2017
Venue: Recife / Brasil
Sala Multimidia da Caixa Cultural Recife
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Escritório Consular do Japão no Recife
Films Provided by JF: 5 Films Including KARATE-ROBO ZABORGAR by Noboru Iguchi, The Projects by Junji Sakamoto, and La La La at Rock Bottom by Nobuhiro Yamashita
Japanese Film Week (Brazil)
Dates: October 31 – November 3, 2017
Venue: Curitiba / Brasil
Cinemateca de Curitiba
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Consulate General of Japan in Curitiba, Curitiba Cultural Foundation
Films Provided by JF: 7 Films Including KARATE-ROBO ZABORGAR by Noboru Iguchi, The Projects by Junji Sakamoto, and La La La at Rock Bottom by Nobuhiro Yamashita

Europe

Comedy Cinema (Italy)
Dates: October 3 - November30, 2017
Venue: Rome/ Italy
The Japan Cultural Institute in Rome
Presented by: The Japan Foundation
Films Provided by JF: 4 films including La La La at Rock Bottom by Nobuhiro Yamashita, The Projects by Junji Sakamoto
“Living in the Nature” (Spain)
Dates: October 1 - 30, 2017
Venue: Tenerife/Spain
Círculo de Bellas Artes de Tenerife
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Círculo de Bellas Artes de Tenerife
Films Provided by JF: 4 films including WOOD JOB! by Shinobu Yaguchi, Ecotherapy Getaway Holiday  by Shuichi Okita
Japanese Film Festival 2017 (Denmark/Greenland)
Dates: October 6 - 8, 2017
Venue: Nuuk/Greenland
Katuaq
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Denmark, Katuaq
Films Provided by JF: 4 films including Silver Spoon by Keisuke Yoshida, It's a Beautiful Life - IRODORI - by Osamu Minorikawa
Food Cinema (Germany)
Dates: September 11 - October 30, 2017
Venue: Cologne/Germany
Japan Cultural Institute in Cologne
Presented by: The Japan Foundation
Films Provided by JF: 6 films including Silver Spoon by Keisuke Yoshida, Oyster Factory by Kazuhiro Soda, Drops of Heaven by Atsunori Kawamura
Retrospective of Mikio Naruse (Belgium)
Dates: September 17 - October 18, 2017
Venue: Brussels/Belgium
Cinémathèque royale de Belgique
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Belgium, Cinémathèque royale de Belgique
Films Provided by JF: 15films including The Approach of Autumn, When a Woman Ascends the Stairs by Mikio Naruse
12th Japan Film Festival (Armenia)
Dates: October 19 - 22, 2017
Venues: Yerevan/Armenia
Moscow Cinema Blue hall, Russian - Armenian (Slavonik) University
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Armenia, Russian - Armenian (Slavonik) University, "Hikari" Armenian-Japanese scientific, educational and cultural center NGO
Films Provided by JF: 4 films including Maestro! by Syoutaro Kobayashi, A Band Rabbit and a Boy by Takuji Suzuki
Japanese film cycle (Croatia)
Dates: October 9 -13, 2017
Venue: Zagreb/Croatia
Kino Tuskanac
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Croatia, Kino Tuskanac
Films Provided by JF: 4 films including Maestro! by Shotaro Kobayashi, A Band Rabbit and a Boy by Takuji Suzuki
Japanese Film Screening (Bulgaria)
Dates: October 23 - 25, 28 - 29, 2017
Venues: Sofia/Bulgaria
Cinema House
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Bulgaria
Films Provided by JF: 5 films including Pecoross' Mother and Her Days by Azuma Morisaki, Being Good by Mipo O, Sketches of Kaitan City  by Kazuyoshi Kumakiri
Japanese Film Festival (Belarus)
Dates: October 6 - 10, 2017
Venue: Minsk/Belarus
<<PIONER>> Cinema
Presented by: Japan Foundation,Embassy of Japan in the Republic of Belarus
Films Provided by JF: 4 films including Maestro! by Shotaro Kobayashi, A Band Rabbit and a Boy by Takuji Suzuki
Japanese Film Festival in Skopje 2017 (Macedonia)
Dates: October 2 - 6, 2017
Venue: Skopje/ Macedonia
Cinematheque of Macedonia
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Austria, Cinematheque of Macedonia
Films Provided by JF: 4 films including All Around Us by Ryosuke Hashiguchi, The Letter by Jiro Shono

Middle East & Africa

Japan Film Festival (Kuwait)
Dates: October 16 - 17, 2017(tentative)
Venue: Kuwait / Kuwait
Kuwait National Cinema Company
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Kuwait
Films Provided by JF: 4 films including THE MOHICAN COMES HOME  by Shuichi Okita, La La La at Rock Bottom by Nobuhiro Yamashita, The Projects by Junji Sakamoto.
Japan Film Festival 2017 (Zambia)
Dates: October 3 - 5, 2017
Venue: Lusaka/Zambia
Sterkinekor Theatre
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Zambia
Films Provided by JF: A Living Promise by Kan Ishibashi, The Vancouver Asahi by Yuya Ishii and Sing My Life by Nobuo Mizuta
Japanese Film Festival (Namibia)
Dates: October 9 - 13, 2017
Venue: Windhoek/Namibia
Ster Kinekor Maerua Mall Theatre 1
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Namibia
Films Provided by JF: A Story of Yonosuke by Shuichi Okita, GOLDEN ORCHESTRA! by Toru Hosokawa and TWILIGHT: Saya in Sasara by Yoshihiro Fukagawa, Time of EVE the Movie by Yasuhiro Yoshiura
24TH JAPANESE FILM FESTIVAL (South Africa)
Dates: October 27 - November 5, 2017
Venues: Cape town, Johannesburg/South Africa V&A Nouveau, Rosebank Nouveau
Presented by: The embassy of Japan in South Africa, The Japan Foundation
Films Provided by JF: Time of EVE the Movie by Yasuhiro Yoshiura, Sue, Mai & Sawa: Righting the Girl Ship by Osamu Minorikawa, KARATE-ROBO ZABORGAR by Noboru Iguchi

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