Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in June, 2006

From June of this year, 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

Mario Verdone Selection Series of Japanese Film
Date: May 2 to June 13, 2006
Venue: Rome, Italy
Presented by: The Japan Cultural Institute in Rome (The Japan Foundation)
Films Screened: Eight films including "Ugetsu", "Samurai Rebellion", "The Harp Of Burma" and "Rashomon"

Japanese Horror Film Screening
Date: May 4 to July 24


Presented by: The Japan Cultural Institute in Cologne (The Japan Foundation)
Films Screened: Thirteen films including "The Tale of Oiwa's Ghost", "CURE", "Kairo [Circuit]",and "Yotsuya Kwaidan"

Japanese Film Festival
Date: Late-June
Venue: Dalat/Vietnam
Presented by: Consulate General of Japan in Ho Chi Minh
Films Screened: "waterboys", "Adrenaline Drive"etc

Japanese Road Show in Slovenia
Date: June 13 to June 23
Venue: Ljubljana/Slovenia
Presented by: Embassy of Japan in Slovenia
Films Screened: Seven films, "I Was Born But...","The Story of the Last Chrysanthemums", "A Story by Chikamatsu", "Miss Oyu", "Twenty-four eyes", "Shizukanaru ketto"and "Samurai Rebellion"

Japanese Film Festival in Poland
Date: June 28 to July 23
Venue: Warsaw, Krakow/Poland
Presented by: Embassy of Japan in Poland
Films Screened: Three films, "Black Rain" and "Dead or Alive"

Japan Film Festival (Japan-China Film Festival) in Hangzhou, China
Date: May 26 to June 1
Venue: Hangzhou/China
Presented by: Japan-China Film Festival secretariat, Zhejiang Broadcasting & Television Group
Films Screened: Seven films including"Denshaotoko", "Shimotsuma"and "Princess Raccoon"

The Fifty-third Sydney Film Festival
Date: June 9 to June 24
Venue: Sydney/Australia
Presented by: Sydney Film Festival Office
Films Screened: Seven films including "Mind Game"and "Linda Linda Linda " etc

The Twenty-seventh Durban International Film Festival
Date: June 14 to June 25
Venue: Durban/South Africa
Presented by: Centre for Creative Arts, the National Film & Video Foundation, National Lottery Distribution Fund, etc.
Films Screened: Six films including "Linda Linda Linda"and "BIG RIVER"

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