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Japanese Films Screenings Overseas in October, 2010

The Japan Foundation is pleased to present and co-sponsor ongoing screenings of Japanese films at the following exhibitions and international film festivals around the world.



Regularly-presented Japanese film shows
Bangkok, Thai Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Sydney, Australia Madrid, Spain

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Dates: September 28 to October 8, 2010
Venues:

Russia / Moscow
Central House of Artist

Presented by: The Japanese Culture Department "Japan Foundation" of the All-Russia State Library for Foreign Literature, Muzey Kino
Films Screened:

Nishi Ginza Station, Stolen Desire, Endless Desire, Hogs and Warships, The Insect Woman, Intensions of Murder, Pornographers, Profound Desire of the Gods, Madam Onboro, Vengeance if Mine, Eijanaika, The Ballad of Narayama, The Eel

Shohei Imamura Retrospective

 

Dates: September 4, 2010 to January 2010
Venues:

India / New Delhi, Chennai, Mumbai, Kolkata, Kolhapur /
Shri Fort Auditorium (New Delhi), South Indian Film Chamber of Commerce Auditorium (Chennai), 9th Third Eye Asian Film Festival (Mumbai, Kolhapur), Kolkota Cinema Festival (Kolkata)

Presented by: The Japan Foundation, New Delhi, Consulate-General of Japan in Kolkata, Consulate-General of Japan in Chennai, Consulate-General of Japan in Mumbai
Films Screened:

Conflagration, The Harp of Burma, Nihonbashi, The Heir, The Makioka Sisters, The Outcast by Kon Ichikawa

Touring Japanese Film Festival in India


Dates: May, 2010 to March, 2011
Venues:

Greece / Cyprus
University of Nicosia "Cine Studio" (October 16 to 27)

Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Greece
Films Screened:

Four films including The Dagger of Kamui by Rintaro, Hotel Hibiscus by Yuji Nakae, The Climbers High by Masato Harada

Touring Japanese Film Festival in East Europe


Dates: September 14 to December 12, 2010
Venues:

Canada / Calgary, Ottawa, Halifax
Plaza Theatre (Calgary, October 8-9), Library and Archives Canada (Ottawa, October 16 and 30), NOVA SCOTIA HALIFAX (Halifax, October 21)

Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Toronto, Embassy of Japan in Canada, Consulate General of Japan in Vancouver, Consulate General of Japan inCalgary, Consulate General of Japan in Montreal, Consulate General of Japan in Toronto
Films Screened:

ALWAYS -Sunset on Third Street- by Takashi Yamazaki, Memories of Matsuko by Tetsuya Nakajima, The Battery-Future in Our Hands- by Yojiro Takita, I Just Didn’t Do It by Masayuki Suo

Touring Japanese Film Festival in Canada


Dates: October 11 to 23, 2010
Venues:

Peru / Lima
Centro Cultural España, Centro Cultural Peruano Japonés, Dai Hall

Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Peru, Asociación Peruano Japonesa, etc.
Films Screened:

Chibimaruko-chan Ono-kun to Sugiyama-kun by Tsutomu Shibayama, Grito Desde el Mar Lejano by Tetsuo Imazawa, Ghost in the Shell by Mamoru Oshii, and more.

FESTIVAL DE CINE “EL ANIME JAPONES”

 

Dates: August 3, 2010 to January 20, 2011
Venues:

US / Washington
October 6 at Everett Community College
October 6 at Washington State University in Pullman
October 7 at Wing Luke Museum in Seattle
October 15 at Whatcom Educational Credit Union (WECU) Education Center in Bellingham
October 27 at Whitworth University in Spokane
October 28 Wolff Auditorium, Jepson Center, Gonzaga University, Spokane

Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Consulate-General of Japan in Seattle
Films Screened:

MIYORI in the SACRED FOREST by Fumi YAMAMOTO

Film Screening Miyori no mori (Miyori in the Sacred Forest)


Dates: October 5 to 21, 2010
Venues:

Brazil / São Paulo
Cinemateca Brasileira, Centro Cultural São Paulo

Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Cinemateca Brasileira, Centro Cultural São Paulo
Films Screened:

17 feature films produced between 1930s and 1990s, each film will be showed twice: By a Man's Face Shall You Know Him, Fightin' Tatsu the Rickshaw Man, Red Peony Finds a Daughter, Red Peony Gambles Her Life, Requiem for a Massacre, and Blood of Revenge by Tai Kato; Graveyard of Honor and Wolves, Pigs & Men by Kinji Fukasaku; Bloody Spear at Mt.Fuji, Hishakaku and Kiratsune -a tale of two yakuza-, and Yoshiwara The Pleasure Quarters by Tomu Uchida; Japanese Yakuza, and Duel in Takadanobaba by Masahiro Makino; SHABU by Tatsuoki Hosono; Daisatsujin (The Great Killing) by Eiichi Kudo; Street of Violence (The Pen Never Lies) by Satsuo Yamamoto; The Rickshaw Man by Hiroshi Inagaki

Hot Blood of Japan: Japanese Out-of-Law Film

 

Dates: September 16 to November 19, 2010
Venues:

US / Norman, Oklahoma; University, Mississippi; Lexington, Kentucky; Charlottesville, Virginia
University of Oklahoma, University of Mississippi, University of Kentucky, University of Virginia

Presented by: The Japan Foundation, University of Oklahoma, University of Mississippi, University of Kentucky, University of Virginia
Films Screened:

Killer’s Age by Kihachi Okamoto, The Face of Another by Hiroshi Teshigawara, Yearning by Mikio Naruse, The Fort of Death by Eiichi Kudo, Kwaidan by Masaki Kobayashi

Touring Japanese Film Festival in Southern Universities


Dates: September 2 to December 20, 2010
Venues:

Germany / Cologne
The Japan Cultural Institute in Cologne

Presented by: The Japan Cultural Institute in Cologne
Films Screened:

Samurai Vagabond by Tai Kato, The Life and Times of Ichi the Masseur, The Sword That Saved Edo by Kenji Misumi, Assassination by Masahiro Shinoda, Benten Boy by Daisuke Ito, Yukinojo by Kon Ichikawa, Assasination of Ryoma by Kazuo Kuroki, The Letter by Mansaku Itami, The Hidden Fortress by Akira Kurosawa, Shiranui Kengyo by Kazuo Kuroki, Miyamoto Musashi by Tomu Uchida, Kill by Kihachi Okamoto, A Pot Worth One Million Ryo by Sadao Yamanaka, Gate of Hell by Teinosuke Kinugasa

Japanese History Films (JIDAIGEKI)

Dates: September 21 to October 28, 2010
Venues:

Portugal / Santarem, Torres Novas, Abrantes, Tomar, Lisbon
Teatro Sa da Bandeira, Teatro Virginia, Cine-Teatro São Pedro, Cine-Teatro Paraíso, Cinemateca Portuguesa (Lisbon)

Presented by: Embassy of Japan in Portugal
Films Screened:

Street of Love and Hope, Sing a Song of Sex, Naked Youth, The Sun's Burial, Japanese Night and Fog, Yunbogi’s Diary, Sinner in Paradise, Boy, The Ceremony by Nagisa Oshima, Boiling Point, HANA-BI, Getting Any?!, Kids Return, Violent Cop by Takeshi Kitano

Japan Film Festival for 150th Anniversary of Japan-Portugal Friendship

Dates: October 6-16, 2010
Venues:

France / Paris
The Japan Cultural Institute in Paris

Presented by: The Japan Cultural Institute in Paris
Films Screened:

Okoto and Sasuke, A Brother and His Younger Sister, and other films.

The Unknown Masters of Japanese Cinema: Yasujiro Shimazu

Dates: October 2010 to February 2011
Venues:

Egypt / Cairo, Alexandria (October 21-November 23)
El Sawy Culture Wheel, Artistic Creativity Centre (in Cairo);
Centre of Arts (in Alexandria)

Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Cairo
Films Screened:

Children of Hiroshima by Kaneto Shindo; Black Rain by Shohei Imamura; Women in the Mirror by Yoshishige Yoshida; Yunagi City, Sakura Country by Kiyoshi Sasabe; The Face of Jizo by Kazuo Kuroki; Barefoot Gen 1 by Mamoru Masaki

Hiroshima: Japanese Film Festival 2010

Dates: October 6-9, 2010
Venues:

Botswana / Gaborone
New Capital Cinemas at Game City

Presented by: Embassy of Japan in Botswana
Films Screened:

HALF A CONFESSION by Kiyoshi Sasabe; SHANGRI-LA (JAPAN GOES BANKRUPT) by Takashi Miike; OUT OF THIS WORLD by Junji Sakamoto; CHIBI MARUKO-CHAN by Tsutomu Shibayama

Japanese Film Festival

Dates: October 9 to November 10, 2010
Venues:

Viet Nam / Hanoi, Hai Phong, HCMC, Nha Trang
BHD Star Cinema (HCMC), Cinema 10, Hoang Hoa Tham St. (Nha Trang), 1 May Cinema Theater (Hai Phong), National Film Center (Hanoi)

Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Vietnam, Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, The Consulate General of Japan in Ho Chi Minh City, Foreign Affair Department of Hai Phong City, National Cinema Center, Hanoi
Films Screened:

Happy Flight by Fumiyasu Yaguchi, 5 Centimeters per Second by Makoto Shinkai, Yunagi City, Sakura Country by Kiyoshi Sasabe, Memories of Tomorrow by Yukihiko Tsutsumi, Kamikaze Girls by Tetsuya Nakajima, Tony Takitani by Jun Ichikawa, Rashomon by Akira Kurosawa, Sansho the Bailiff by Kenji Mizoguchi

Japanese Film Festival 2010

Dates: October 12-16, 2010
Venues:

Micronesia / Kolonia
Pohnpei Cinema

Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in the Federated States of Micronesia
Films Screened:

5 films including Doraheita by Kon Ichikawa, Nabbie’s Love by Yuji Nakae, Fancy Dance by Masayuki Suo, ALWAYS -Sunset on Third Street- 2 by Takashi Yamazaki, Ping Pong Bath Station by Gen Yamakawa

Japan Film Festival 2010

Dates: October 21-28, 2010
Venues:

India / Mumbai
Fun Republic Cinema, Big Cinema, Metro Big Cinema

Presented by: The Japan Foundation, the Consulate General of Japan in Mumbai, Mumbai Academy of the Moving Image(MAMI)
Films Screened:

35mm films from the Japan Foundation’s collections:
1. Humanity and Paper balloon by Sadao Yamanaka
2. Woman of the mist by Heinosuke Gosho
3. The story of Last Chrysanthemums by Kenji Mizoguchi
4. Warm Current by Kozaburo Yoshimura
5. Children Hand in Hand by Hiroshi Inagaki
6. The Grand Master by Daisuke Ito
7. Until the Day we meet again by Tadashi Imai
8. Juvenile Jungle by Yasushi Nakahira
9. The Human Condition I (Part1-2) by Masaki Kobayashi
10. The Human Condition II(Part3-4) by Masaki Kobayashi
11. The Yotsuya Ghost Story on the Tokaido by Nbuo Nakagawa
12. When a woman ascends the stairs by Mikio Naruse
13. The Sun's Burial by Nagisa Oshima
14. The End of Summer by Yasujiro Ozu
15. The Human Condition III(part5-6) by Masaki Kobayashi
16. Immortal Love by Keisuke Kinoshita
17. The Outcast by Kon ichikawa
18. Akitsu Springs by Kiju Yoshida
19. In search of Mother by Tai Kato
20. Fight, Zatoichi, Fight by Kenji Misumi
21. The Tycoon by Satsuo Yamamoto
22. A Fugitive from the Past by Tomu Uchida
23. Children Hand in Hand by Susumu Hani
24. Pale Flower by Masahiro Shinoda
25. Branded to Kill by Seijun Suzuki
26. Pastoral Hide and Seek by Shuji Terayama
27. Zegen by Shohei Imamura
28. The Sting of Death by Kohei Oguri
29. Boiling Point by Takeshi Kitano
30. Face by Junji Sakamoto

Mumbai Film Festival “Celebration of Japanese Cinema”

Dates: From October 18, 2010
Venues:

Serbia / Belgrade

Presented by: The Japan Foundation, The Embassy of Japan in Serbia
Films Screened:

Films by Akira Kurosawa, including Rashomon, Seven Samurai, Quiet Duel, The Idiot, Madadayo (‘Not Yet’), and Scandal.

Traveling Film Screenings: Akira Kurosawa Retrospective (Serbia, Hungary, Slovakia)

Dates: October 22-24, 2010
Venues:

Sweden / Stockholm

Presented by: The Japan Foundation, The Embassy of Japan in Sweden
Films Screened:

Films by Akira Kurosawa, including Rashomon, Seven Samurai, Quiet Duel, The Idiot, Madadayo (‘Not Yet’), and Scandal.

Kurosawa Film Weekend

Dates: October 26 to November 14, 2010
Venues:

Indonesia / Jakarta, Buandung
Jakarta Arts Institute, Universitas Indonesia, Buandung Institute of Technology (TBD)

Presented by: The Japan Foundation
Films Screened:

23 films by Akira Kurosawa, including Seven Samurai, Yojimbo, Sanshiro Sugata, High and Low, Red Beard, and The Throne of Blood.

The 100th Anniversary Film Festival of Akira Kurosawa’s Birth

Dates: October 28 to November 7, 2010
Venues:

Spain / Madrid
Circulo de Bellas Artes de Madrid

Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Madrid
Films Screened:

18 films by Yasuzo Masumura including Warm Current, The Precipice, A Wife Confesses, Dr. Hanaoka’s Wife, and The Blind Beast.

Yasuzo Masumura Retrospectives

Dates: October 29 to November 14, 2010
Venues:

Ireland / Cork, Limerick, Galway, Dublin
University of Limerick (Limerick), CineWorld (Dublin)

Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Ireland, access cinema
Films Screened:

9 souls by Toshiaki Toyoda, The place Promised in Our Early Days by Makoto Shinkai, and other films.

Japanese Film Festival in Ireland 2010

 

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