Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in December, 2007

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: Bulgaria : November 26 to December 2
(Traveling Screens: Romania, Latvia, Bulgaria, Belarus, Czech, Bosnia and Herzegovina)
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

Japanese Films Club
Date: September 12 to December 12
Venue: Hungary/ Örökmozgó Filmmúzeum
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Budapest
Films Screened: 11/14 A-un by Yasuo Furuhata, 11/28 Dafne by Yasuki Chiba

The Films of Mikio Naruse
Date: October 2 to January 29 2008
Venue: The Japan Cultural Institute in Rome
Presented by: The Japan Cultural Institute in Rome
Films Screened: Naruse Mikio's Works: Apart from You, Every Night Dreams,A Married Life,The Echo,A Floating Cloud, And 32 other films

11th Japanese Film Festival
Date: October 16 to December 8
Venue: November 29 to December 8 (Sydney)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Sydney, Japanese Embassy and Consulates General in Australia
Films Screened: We Shall Overcome Someday by Kazuyuki Izutsu, LINDA LINDA LINDA by Nobuhiro Yamashita, Spring Snow by Isao Yukisada, And other films

CQN Selected Masterpieces of Japanese Cinema: Seijun Suzuki Retrospective
Date: November 2 to December 28
Venue: Korea/ CineQuaNon (Seoul)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Seoul
Films Screened: 9 films including Tokyo Drifter, Fighting Elegy by Seijun Suzuki

Special Screenings of Japanese Short Animation
Date: November 5 to December 20
Venue: Germany/ Cologne
Presented by: The Japan Cultural Institute in Cologne
Films Screened: Broken Down Film by Osamu Tezuka, Praise Be to Small Ills, by Tadanari Okamoto, Phenakistoscope by Taku Furukawa, The Researcher’s Search--Perspektivenbox by Koji Yamamura, And other films

6th Australia-Japan Student Film Forum
Date: December 3
Venue: Greater Union (Sydney)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Sydney
Films Screened: Awake, And other films

Japanese Film Week
Date: December 7 to 11
Venue: Mongolia/ Ulan Bator
Presented by: Embassy of Japan in Mongolia, The Japan Foundation
Films Screened: Fancy Dance by Masayuki Suou, Yojimbo by Akira Kurosawa, The Owl by Kaneto Shindo, Galaxy Express by Taro Rin, Tragedy of W by Shinichiro Sawai

JF Theater (Bangkok)
Date: December 14 to 15
Venue: The Japan Foundation, Bangkok
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Bangkok
Films Screened: The Cats of Mirikitani

Touring Japanese Film Festival (Chennai)
Date: December 14 to 21
Venue: India/ Chennai
Presented by: Consulate-General of Japan, Chennai, Indo Cine Appreciation Foundation、The Japan Foundation, New Delhi
Films Screened: Osaka Elegy, The Story of the Last Chrysanthemums, The Woman of the Rumor, Sansho the Bailiff, The Ugetsu Story by Kenji Mizoguchi

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