Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in July, 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, 2010
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


Emocao e Poesia: O Cinema de Yasujiro Ozu
Dates: June 30 to August 22 , 2010
Venues: Brazil / Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro
Rio de Janeiro CCBB (Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil)
Sao Paulo CCBB
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Sao Paulo
Films Screened: I Was Born, But…,Story of Floating Weeds, Good Morning, Passing Fancy, Tokyo Chorus, Twilight in Tokyo, The Munakata Sisters, I Flunked, But…, Young Days, Akibiyori, The Flavor of Green Tea over Rice, A Hen in the Wind, Early Spring, The Record of a Tenement Gentleman, Early Summer, Higambana, Floating Weeds


The 100th Anniversary Film Festival of Akira Kurosawa’s Birth
Dates: July 1 to August 29, 2010
Venues: Korea / Seoul, Pusan
Korean Film Archive, Film Forum, Cinematheque PUSAN
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Seoul
Films Screened: 23 films by Akira Kurosawa, including Seven Samurai, Yojimbo, Sanshiro Sugata, High and Low, Red Beard, and The Throne of Blood.


Eiga-sai 2010
Dates: July 1 to August 21, 2010
Venues: Philippine / Manila, Davao, Cebu
Shangri-La Plaza, UP Film Institute (Manila), Gaisano South City Mall (Davao), Ayala Center Cinema (Cebu)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Manila
Films Screened: ALWAYS -Sunset on Third Street- 2 by Takashi Yamazaki, Megane by Naoko Ogigami, The Bandage Club by Yukihiko Tsutsumi, Tokyo Tower by Joji Matsuoka, Franz Kafka's A Country Doctor by Koji Yamamura, The Battery-Future in Our Hands- by Yojiro Takita, Fourteen by Hiromasa Hirosue, How to Become Myself by Jun Ichikawa, Miyori in the Sacred Forest by Fumi Yamamoto, and I Just Didn’t Do It by Masayuki Suo.


Historias del Crimen: La Yakuza Japonesa
Dates: July 13 to July 29, 2010
Venues: Argentine / Buenos Aires
Teatro San Martin de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embajada del Japon en la Argentina, Teatro San Martin de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires, la Fundación Cinemateca Argentina
Films Screened: By a Man's Face Shall You Know Him, Fightin' Tatsu the Rickshaw Man, Red Peony Finds a Daughter, Red Peony Gambles Her Life, Requiem for a Massacre, and Blood of Revenge by Tai Kato; Graveyard of Honor and Wolves, Pigs & Men by Kinji Fukasaku; Bloody Spear at Mt.Fuji, Hishakaku and Kiratsune -a tale of two yakuza-, and Yoshiwara The Pleasure Quarters by Tomu Uchida; Japanese Yakuza and Duel in Takadanobaba by Masahiro Makino; SHABU by Tatsuoki Hosono; Daisatsujin (The Great Killing) by Eiichi Kudo; Street of Violence (The Pen Never Lies) by Satsuo Yamamoto; The Rickshaw Man by Hiroshi Inagaki.


Japanitaly 2010
Dates: July 6 to July 7, 2010
Venues: Italy / Rome
Isola Tiberina
Presented by: The Japan Cultural Institute in Rome
Films Screened: Dear Doctor by Miwa Nishikawa, Summer Wars by Mamoru Hosoda


Ciclo de Cine La Mirada Japonesa
Dates: July 7 to July 14, 2010
Venues: Spain / Madrid
Pequeño Cine Estudio
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Madrid
Films Screened: Dangan Runner by Sabu, Forget Love for Now by Hiroshi Shimizu

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