Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in August, 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


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.


Japanese Film Festival Singapore 2010
Dates: August 19 to 29, 2010
Venues: Singapore / Singapore
Gallery Theatre, National Museum of Singapore
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Singapore
Films Screened: A Man Vanishes, Hogs and Warships by Shohei Imamura, Sing a Song of Sex, Sinner in Paradise, Boy, Diary of A Shinjuku Thief by Nagisa Oshima, Her Brother by Kon Ichikawa, A Flame at the Pier by Masahiro Shinoda, Good for Nothing, Bloody Thirst by Yoshishige Yoshida


Japanese Film Festival in Wellington
Dates: August 30 to September 3, 2010
Venues: Wellington / New Zealand
The New Zealand Film Archive
The Reading Cinemas
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in New Zealand
Films Screened: Handsome Suit by Tsutomu Hanabusa, Departures by Yojiro Takita, The Summit A Chronicle of Stones by Daisaku Kimura, Kamome Diner by Naoko Ogigami, The Girl Who Leapt Through Time by Mamoru Hosoda


Touring Japanese Film Festival in East Europe
Dates: May, 2010 to March, 2011
Venues: Ljubljana / Slovenia
Kinodvor (August 23 to 30)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Slovenia
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


Dates: August 4 to 8, 2010
Venues: Quito / Ecuador
La Cinemateca Nacional de la Casa de la Cultura Ecuatoriana
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Ecuador, la Casa de la Cultura Ecuatoriana
Films Screened: Chibimaruko-chan Ono-kun to Sugiyama-kun by Tsutomu Shibayama, Grito Desde el Mar Lejano by Tetsuo Imazawa, Ghost in the Shell by Mamoru Oshii, and more.

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