Japanese Film Screenings 2016

The Japan Foundation Kyoto Office organizes Japanese film screenings, in cooperation with Kyoto City International Foundation.

Japanese Film Screenings (with English subtitles/English narration)

Schedule

Friday, November 4, 2016 2:00 p.m.

The Throne of Blood

(with English subtitles)
Directed by Akira Kurosawa / Starring: Toshiro Mifune, Isuzu Yamada, Takashi Shimura An adaptation of William Shakespeare’s Macbeth
1957/Toho/110mins./B&W/35mm

Still photograph from The Throne of Blood
“The Throne of Blood” ©1957 Toho Co., Ltd.

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 2:00 p.m.

Zeami and the Noh Theatre

(with English narration)
Director: Masami Murayama
1991/Sakura Motion Picture/49mins./Color/16mm

Still photograph from Zeami and the Noh Theatre
“Zeami and the Noh Theatre” ©POLA Foundation for the Promotion of Traditional Japanese Culture/Sakura Motion Picture

The Bunraku Puppet Theatre

(with English narration)
1998/ Sakura Motion Picture/35mins./Color/16mm

Still photograph from The Bunraku Puppet Theatre
“The Bunraku Puppet Theatre” ©National Theatre/Sakura Motion Picture

Thursday November 17, 2016 2:00 p.m

I Am a Cat

(with English subtitles)
Director: Kon Ichikawa / Starring: Tatsuya Nakadai, Kuriko Namino, Juzo Itami
Based on a novel by Soseki Natsume 1975/Geiensha・Toho/116mins./Color/35mm

Still photograph from I Am a Cat
“I am a Cat” ©1975 Geiensha

Tuesday, November 29, 2016 2:00 p.m

Abacus and Sword

(with English subtitles)
Director: Yoshimitsu Morita / Starring: Masato Sakai, Yukie Nakama, Keiko Matsuzaka Based on a story by Michifumi Isoda
2010/Shochiku/129mins./Color/35mm

Still photograph from Abacus and Sword
“Abacus And Sword” ©2010 “ Abacus And Sword” Film Partners

Wednesday, November 30, 2016 2:00 p.m.

About Her Brother

(with English subtitles)
Director: Yoji Yamada / Starring: Sayuri Yoshinaga, Tsurube Shofukutei, Yu Aoi
2010/Shochiku/126mins./Color/35mm

Still photograph from
“About Her Brother” ©2010 “ About Her Brother ” Film Partners

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