Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in July, 2008

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


The Films of Tatsuya Nakadai
Date: June 20 to August 7
Venue: U.S.A/ Film Forum, New York , Freer Gallery, Washington DC
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Film Forum
Films Screened: Sanjuro by Akira Kurosawa, The Conflagration by Kon Ichikawa, Portrait of Hell by Shiro Toyoda, When a Woman Ascends the Stairs by Mikio Naruse, ONIMASA by Hideo Gosha, ImmortalLove by Keisuke Kinoshita, Untamed by Mikiko Naruse, Odd Obsession by Kon Ichikawa.

Japanese Film Festival “Eiga sai ‘08”
Date: July 8 to August 16
Venue: Philippines / Shangri-La Plaza Mall, Cultural Center of the Philippines, and UP Film Institute (Metro Manila), Alaya Center (Cebu), Gaisano South City Mall (Davao)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Manila/ Consular Office of Japan in Cebu/ Consular Office of Japan in Davao
Films Screened: The Girl Who Leapt Thorough Time by Mamoru Hosoda, We Shall Overcome Someday by Kazuyuki Izutsu, and other films

Japanese Film Festival 2008
Date: July 15 to 27

Malaysia / GSC Mid Valley&GSC 1 Utama (Kuala Lumpur), GSC Gurney Plaza (Penang)

Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Kuala Lumpur
Films Screened: Memories of Matsuko by Tetsuya Nakashima, Tony Takitani by Jun Ichikawa, and other films

Retrospective of Yasujiro Ozu
Date: July 31 to August 10
Venue: Argentine / Buenos Aires
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Argentine
Films Screened: Yasujiro Ozu: I flunked, but…, The Flavor of Green Tea over Rice, Early Spring, and other films

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