Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in June, 2007

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


Touring Japanese Film Festival in East Europe
Date: May, 2007 to March, 2008
Venue: Hungary, Poland, Romania, Croatia, Macedonia, Lithuania, Latvia, Bulgaria, Belarus, Czech, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Greece, Cyprus
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Budapest
Films Screened: Ping Pong Bath Station by Gen Yamakawa, Women in the Mirror by Kijyu(Yoshishige) Yoshida, bright future by Kiyoshi Kurosawa, Go by Isao Yukisada, Ramblers by Nobuhiro Yamashita, Shinkokyu no Hitsuyo by Tetsuo Shinohara, Byplayer by Kaneto Shindo

Restrospective Takeshi Kitano
Date: May 3 to July 30
Venue: The Japan Cultural Institute in Cologne
Presented by: The Japan Cultural Institute in Cologne
Films Screened: Oeuvre of Takeshi Kitano until 2005 year and the birth of guru (1993)

Retrospective Seijun Suzuki
Date: May 31 to June 30, 2007
Venue: Paris/ France
Presented by: The Japan Cultural Institute in Paris
Films Screened: Forty films including Branded To Kill, Flower & Rage

Contemporary Films
The Japan Foundation, Manila's Month-Long Eiga Sai
Date: June 20 to July 8, 2007
Venue: Philippines / Shangri-la Plaza, UP Film Institute, Cultural Center of the Philippines (Manila)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Manila
Films Screened: Shangri-la(Japan Goes Bankrupt) by Takashi Miike, Blue Spring by Toshiaki Toyoda, Harmful Insect by Akihiko Toyoda

Japanese Film Festival
Date: June 25 to 30, 2007
Venue: Senegal / Dakar
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Senegal
Films Screened: I was born, but… by Yasujiro Ozu, High and Low by Akira Kurosawa, Chie the Brat by Isao Takahata

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