Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in July, 2011

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


Art Theater Guild of Japan(ATG)
Dates: june 7 to july 22 , 2011
Venues: France / Paris
The Japan Cultural Institute in Paris
Presented by: The Japan Cultural Institute in Paris
Films Screened: The Inferno of First Love, She and He by Susumu Hani, Shura – The 48th Ronin, Funeral Parade of Roses by Toshio Matsumoto, Silence Has No Wings, The Assasination of Ryoma by Kazuo Kuroki, Nikudan-A Human Bullet by Kihachi Okamoto, Oh, Long Lost Lovers! by Kunio Shimizu, Tattoo by Tomoaki Takahashi, The Ruined City, I are you, You am Me by Nobuhiko Obayashi, A Boy Called Third Base by Yoichi Higashi, The Family Game by Yoshimitsu Morita, The Living Koheiji by Nobuo Nakagawa, The Pitfall by Hiroshi Teshigawara, Pastral Hide-and-Seek by Shuji Terayama, The Far Thunder by Kichitaro Negishi, Empire of Punks by Kazuyuki Izutsu, Discipulos de Hipocrates by Kazuki Omori, The Life of a Court Lady by Akio Jisoji, Youth to Kill by Kazuo Hasegawa, Jongara-Song of  Tsugaru by Koichi Saito, Diary of a Shinjuku Thief, The Ceremony, Yunbogi’s Diary by  Nagisa Oshima


Touring Japanese Film Festival in East Europe
Dates: July 26 to August 31 , 2011
Venues: July 26 to August 1, 2011
Russia / Moscow
Kinoteatr Illusion
Presented by:The Japan Foundation, The Japanese Culture Department Japan Foundation of the All-Russia State Library for Foreign Literature

August 25 to 31, 2011
Russia / Saint-Petersburg
Kinocentr Rodina
Presented by:The Japan Foundation, Consulate-General of Japan in Saint-Petersburg
Films Screened: The Man Who Raised a Storm by Inoue Umeji, Akitsu Onsen by Yoshida Yoshishige, Red Handcerchief by Masuda Toshio, The Ballad of Narayama by Imamura Shohei, Violent Cop, Boiling Point, Getting Any?! by Kitano Takeshi

Japanese Film Festival Singapore 2011
Dates: July 2 to 6, 2011
Venues: Singapore
National Museum of Singapore
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, The Embassy of Japan in Singapore, Singapore Film Society, National Museum of Singapore, The Japanese Association Singapore
Films Screened: The Conductress, Lightning, When a Woman Ascends the Stairs, Yearning by Mikio Naruse, Munakata Sisters by Yasujiro Ozu, etc.


Eiga Sai 2011
Dates: July 1 to August 21, 2011
Venues: Philippine / Manila, Cebu, Davao
Shangri-La, UP Film Institute (Manila), Gaisano South City Mall(Davao), Ayala Center(Cebu)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Manila
Films Screened: FEEL THE WIND by Sumio Omori, THE SUMMIT A CHRONICLE OF STONES by Daisaku Kimura, ONE MILLION YEN GIRL by Yuki Tanada, CLIMBER'S HIGH by Masato Harada, SUMMER DAYS WITH COO by Keiichi Hara, etc


University of Michigan Center for Japanese Studies Summer 2011 Film Series
Dates: July 29 to August 19, 2011
Venues: USA / Ann Arbor, MI
University of Michigan
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, NY University of Michigan Center for Japanese Studies
Films Screened: Yasha by Yasuo Huruhata, HANA-BI, KIKUJIRO, A SCENE AT THE SEA by Takeshi Kitano


Shindo Kaneto Retrospective
Dates: July 2 to August 13, 2011
Venues: USA / Chicago, IL Cleveland, OH
Gene Siskel Film Center, Cleveland Institute of Art Cinematheque
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Gene Siskel Film Center, Cleveland Institute of Art Cinematheque

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