Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in August, 2009

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


Dates: July 2 to August 20
Venues: Philippines/ Shangri-La Plaza (Manila), UP Film Festival (Manila), Gaisano South City Mall (Davao), Ayala Center Cinema 4 (Cebu), Baguio Center Mall Cinema (Baguio City)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Manila
Films Screened: Memories of Matsuko by Tetsuya Nakashima, The Milkwoman by Akira Agata, Tony Takitani by Jun Ichikawa, Memories of Tomorrow by Yukihiko Tsutsumi, Kamome Diner by Naoko Ogigami, Always-Sunset on Third Street by Takashi Yamazaki, Mind Game by Masaaki Yuasa, Turn Over by Keiichi Nomura

Dates: July 30 to August 27
Venues: Philippines/ Shang Cineplex Cinema 1(Manira)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Manira , The Goethe-Institut, Instituto Cervantes, The Embassies of France and Italy
Films Screened: Jirokichi the Rat by Daisuke Ito, People on Sunday by Robert Siodmak, Fantomas: Under the Shadow of the Guillotine, by Louis Feuillade, and other films

Japanese Vintage Film Free Screening at Cinematheque Pusan
Dates: August 3 to 9, August 19 to 23
Venues: Korea/ Cinematheque Pusan
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Seoul, Cinematheque Pusan
Films Screened: Watashi no Granpa by Yoichi Azuma, Jiro's Story by Tokihisa Morikawa, Ankokugai no Bijo, by Seijun Suzuki, A Night in Nude Takashi Ishii, and other films

Japanese Film in Singapore
Dates: August 25 to 30
Venues: Singapore/ National Museum of Singapore
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Singapore, Singapore Film Society, National Museum of Singapore, and The Japanese Association, Singapore
Films Screened: Manji (The Goddess of Mercy), The Blind Beast by Yasuzo Masumura, House by Nobuhiko Obayashi, ONIBABA by Kaneto Shindo, The Ghost of Yotsuya by Nobuo Nakagawa

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