Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in May, 2010

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


Retrospective of Yasuzo Masumura
Dates: May 3 to July 29
Venues: Germany / Cologne
The Japan Cultural Institute in Cologne
Presented by: The Japan Cultural Institute in Cologne
Films Screened: (Yasuzo Masumura) Warm Current, The Precipice, A Wife Confesses, Dr. Hanaoka’s Wife, The Blind Beast, and other films
Retrospective of Takeo Kimura
Dates: May 20 to June 2
Venues: Russia / Moscow
Moscow cinema "Pioneer"
Presented by: The Japanese Culture Department "Japan Foundation" of the All-Russia State Library for Foreign Literature, Muzei Kino
Films Screened: Wild Geese by Shiro Toyoda, A Hole of My Own Making by Tomu Uchida, The Young Rebel by Seijun Suzuki, Flowers & Rage by Seijun Suzuki, Comfort Women by Seijun Suzuki、Tokyo Nagaremono by Seijun Suzuki, Zigeunerweisen by Seijun Suzuki, Sen Rikyu by Kei Kumai, The Face of Jizo by Kazuo Kuroki
Touring Japanese Film Festival in East Europe
Dates: May, 2010 to March, 2011
Venues: Latvia / Riga
Kino Riga (May 21 to 23)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Japānas vēstniecība Latvijā
Films Screened: Scarred Angels by Junji Sakamoto, The Dagger of Kamui by Taro Rin, A Scene at the Sea by Takeshi Kitano, Hotel Hibiscus by Yuji Nakae, The Blossoming of Etsuko by Kazuo Kuroki, Awaking by Junji Sakamoto, Climber’s High by Masato Harada

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