Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in May 2016

Film Screenings Presented by Embassies of Japan Overseas and The Japan Foundation

The Americas

Seijun Suzuki Retrospective (USA, Canada)
Dates: October 9, 2015 - June 30, 2016
Venues: Washington D.C., Austin (TX), New York (NY), Nashville (TN), Chicago (IL), Minneapolis (MN), Los Angeles (CA), Annandale-on-Hudson (NY), Philadelphia (PA), Portland (OR), Seattle (WA), Berkeley (CA), Cambridge (MA), etc./USA
Toronto, Vancouver/Canada
Meyer Auditorium of Freer and Sackler Galleries (Washington D.C.), Austin Film Society at the Marchesa Hall & Theatre (Austin), Walter Reade Theater (New York), Belcourt Theatre (Nashville), etc.
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Freer and Sackler Galleries, Austin Film Society, Film Society of Lincoln Center, Belcourt Theatre, etc.
Films Provided by JF: 19 films including Kagero-za, Pistol Opera, and Carmen from Kawachi by Seijun Suzuki


Retrospective of Kaneto Shindo (Spain)
Dates: April 1 - May 25, 2016
Venue: Murcia/Spain
Filmoteca Región de Murcia
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Filmoteca Región de Murcia
Films Provided by JF: 17 films including THE ISLAND, A LAST NOTE, Sakuratai 8.6, Children of Hiroshima, and Lucky Dragon No.5 by Kaneto Shindo
Retrospective Yasujiro OZU (Germany)
Dates: May 17 – June 21, 2016
Venue: Munich/Germany
Film Museum Munich
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Film Museum Munich
Films Provided by JF: 3 films including Munekata Sisters, Floating Weeds, and Early Autumn
Kaidan Retrospective (Germany)
Dates: May 27 - 29, 2016
Venue: Frankfurt/Germany
German Film Museum
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, German Film Museum, Nippon Connection
Films Provided by JF: 9 films including CURE by Kiyoshi Kurosawa, Onibaba by Kaneto Shindo, and Kaidan by Masaki Kobayashi
Retrospective of ShinToho (France)
Dates: April 30 – July 20, 2016
Venue: Paris/France
The Japan Cultural Institute in Paris (The Japan Foundation)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation
Films Provided by JF: 33 films including Jigoku by Nobuo Nakagawa, The Makioka Sisters by Yutaka Abe, and A Mother’s Love by Hiroshi Shimizu

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