Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in November 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
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

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 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 - November 30, 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: November 1 - December 31, 2017
Venue: Zaragoza, Valencia, Barcelona/Spain
Filmoteca de Zaragoza, IVAC, Filmoteca de Catalunya
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Filmoteca de Zaragoza, IVAC, Filmoteca de Catalunya
Films Provided by JF: 4 films including WOOD JOB! by Shinobu Yaguchi, Ecotherapy Getaway Holiday  by Shuichi Okita
Retrospective (Germany)
Dates: November 6 – December 31, 2017
Venue: Cologne/ Germany
The Japan Cultural Institute in Cologne
Presented by: The Japan Foundation
Films Provided by JF: 10 films including I HATE BUT LOVE by Koreyoshi Kurahara. THE RED SCHOOL ROOM by Chusei Sone
Japanese Film Week 2017 (Slovenia)
Dates: November 6 - 9, 2017
Venue: Ljubljana/ Slovenia
Kino Bezigrad
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Slovenia
Films Provided by JF: 4 films including A Living Promise by Kan Ishibashi and The Vancouver Asahi by Yuya Ishii
Festivarul filmului japonez (Romania)
Dates: November 6 - 8, 2017
Venue: Bucharest/ Romania
Romanian peasant museum
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Romania, Romanian peasant Museum
Films Provided by JF: 4 films including When the Curtain Rises by Katsuyuki Motohiro, Round Trip Heart by Yuki Tanada
The 51th Japanese Film Festival (Russia)
Dates: November 21 - 28, 2017
Venue: Moscow/Russia
Formula Kino Horizont
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Russia
Films Provided by JF: 6 films including Maestro! by Syoutaro Kobayashi, A Band Rabbit and a Boy by Takuji Suzuki

Middle East & Africa

Japanese Film Festival (Botswana)
Dates: November 22- 26, 2017
Venue: Gaborone/Botswana
New Capitol Cinemas - Riverwalk
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Botswana
Films Provided by JF: 5 films including I Just Wanna Hug You by Akihiko Shiota, Love for Beginners by Takeshi Furusawa and Enoshima prism by Yasuhiro Yoshida
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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