Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in September 2017

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

Asia & Oceania

Retrospective of IMAMURA Shohei (Korea)
Dates: September 6 - 24, 2017
Venue: Seoul / Korea
Seoul Art Cinema
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Seoul Art Cinema
Films Provided by JF: 16 films including The Ballad of Narayama, Black Rain, The Eel, Madam Onboro by Shohei Imamura
Japanese Film Festival (China)
Dates: September 22- October, 2017
Venues: Shenyang, Changchun, Harbin / China
1905 Creative Space; Changchun Film Studio; Harbin Institute of Technology; Heilongjiang University
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Consulate-General of Japan in Shenyang
Films Provided by JF: 7 films including The Yellow Handkerchief, What a Wonderful Family! by Yoji Yamada, Station by Yasuo Furuhata
Japanese Film Festival 2017 (New Zealand)
Dates: September 1 – October 12, 2017
Venues: Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch / New Zealand
Academy Cinemas; The University of Auckland, Fisher & Paykel Appliances Auditorium; Paramount; Christchurch Art Centre, Philip Carter Family Auditorium
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Consulate-General of Japan in Auckland, The University of Auckland, Auckland City Council, Embassy of Japan in New Zealand, Consular Office of Japan in Christchurch
Films Provided by JF: 12 films including The Long Excuse by Miwa Nishikawa, The Mohican Comes Home by Syuichi Okita, and MY love STORY!! by Hayato Kawai

The Americas

Japanese Film Festival (Canada)
Dates: August 21 - January 14, 2018 (to be extended)
Venues: Ottawa, Toronto, Calgary, Winnipeg, Nanaimo, Halifax, Montreal, London, Hamilton, Vancouver, etc. / Canada
Embassy of Japan in Canada; The Japan Foundation, Toronto; Globe Cinema; The University of Winnipeg; St. Mary's University; Cinémathèque québécoise; Vancouver Island University; etc.
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Canada, Consulate-General of Japan in Toronto, Consulate-General of Japan in Calgary, Consulate-General of Japan in Vancouver, Consulate-General of Japan in Montreal
Films Provided by JF: 7 films including KARATE-ROBO ZABORGAR by Noboru Iguchi, The Vancouver Asahi by Yuya Ishii, and Time of EVE the Movie by Yasuhiro Yoshiura
13th Annual Japan Foundation Film Series (U.S.A.)
Dates: September 20 - November 14, 2017
Venues: Champaign (IL), Rochester(NY), Middletown(CT), Haverford(PA), St. Louis (MO), Middlebury (VT), Kalamazoo (MI) Iowa City (IA), Kent (OH) / U.S.A.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Lincoln Hall Theater; University of Rochester; Wesleyan University, the Powell Family Cinema; Haverford College, Visual Culture Arts, and Media Screening Room; Washington University in St. Louis, The Brown Hall Auditorium; Middlebury College, Dana Auditorium; Western Michigan University, Schneider Auditorium; University of Iowa; Kent State University, Bowman Hall
Presented by: The Japan Foundation; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; University of Rochester; Wesleyan University; Haverford College; Washington University in St. Louis; Middlebury College; Western Michigan University; University of Iowa; Kent State University
Films Provided by JF: 5 films including Akanezora Beyond the Crimson Sky by Masaki Hamamoto, There is No Lid on the Sea by Keisuke Toyoshima, and A Drop of Grapevine by Yukiko Mishima
Festival de Cine Japonés 2017 (El Salvador)
Dates: September 2 - 30, 2017
Venue: San Salvador / El Salvador
Universidad Centroamericana "José Simeón Cañas"
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in El Salvador, Universidad Centroamericana "José Simeón Cañas"
Films Provided by JF: Amor para principiantes by Takeshi Furusawa, Wood Job! by Shinobu Yaguchi, La cuchara de plata by Keisuke Yoshida, Quiero Abarazarte by Akihiko Shiota
Japanese Film Presentation in the three principle cities of Ecuador (Ecuador)
Dates: September 7 – October 17, 2017 (to be extended)
Venues: Quito / Ecuador
OCHOYMEDIO, Casa de la Cultura Ecuatoriana “Benjamin Carrion”
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Ecuador
Films Provided by JF: WOOD JOB! by Shinobu Yaguchi, Quiero Abarazarte by Akihiko Shiota
CINE JAPONÉS 2017 (Bolivia)
Dates: August 28 – September 6, 2017
Venue: La Paz / Bolivia
Cinemateca Boliviana
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Bolivia, Cinemateca Boliviana
Films Provided by JF: 5 films including KARATE-ROBO ZABORGAR by Noboru Iguchi, The Complex by Hideo Nakata, and THE MOHICAN COMES HOME by Shuichi Okita

Europe

Food Cinema (Germany)
Dates: September 11- October 30, 2017
Venue: Cologne/ Germany
The Japan Cultural Institute in Cologne (The Japan Foundation)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation
Films Provided by JF: 9 films including Silver Spoon by Keisuke Yoshida, Oyster Factory by Kazuhiro Soda, Drops of Heaven by Atsunori Kawamura
Retrospective of NARUSE Mikio (Belgium)
Dates: September 17- October 18, 2017
Venue: Brussels/Belgium
Cinémathèque royale de Belgique
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Belgium, Cinémathèque royale de Belgique
Films Provided by JF: 14 films including The Approach of Autumn, When a Woman Ascends the Stairs by Mikio Naruse
Japan Film Festival in Novas Invasoes (Portugal)
Dates: August 31 – September 3, 2017
Venue: Torres Vedras/Portugal
Parque Choupal
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Portugal, Torres Vedras City Hall
Films Provided by JF: 4 films including A Farewell to Jinu by Suzuki Matsuo, WOOD JOB! by Shinobu Yaguchi
AniMatsuri 2017 - Japan Month (Estonia)
Dates: September 19, 26-28, and October 3, 2017
Venues: Tartu, Tallinn/Estonia
Genialists' Club, Tartu
Cinema Artis, Tallinn
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Estonia, NPO Animeclub Asashio
Films Provided by JF: 4 films including A Living Promise by Kan Ishibashi, The Vancouver Asahi by Yuya Ishii, and Sing My Life by Nobuo Mizuta

Middle East & Africa

Japanese Film Week (Jordan)
Dates: September 24- 28, 2017
Venue: Amman / Jordan
Royal Film Commission (Amman)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Jordan, Royal Film Commission
Films Provided by JF: 5 films including I Just Wanna Hug You by Akihiko Shiota, Love for Beginners by Takeshi Furusawa, Enoshima prism by Yasuhiro Yoshida, WANDERFUL WORLD END by Daigo Matsui, and Tamako Love Story by Naoko Yamada
Zimbabwe International Film Festival (Zimbabwe)
Dates: August 26- September 2, 2017
Venues: Harare /Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe International Film Festival Trust Office, National Gallery of Zimbabwe, DZIKWA TRUST
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe International Film Festival Trust
Films Provided by JF: 5 films including I Just Wanna Hug You by Akihiko Shiota, Love for Beginners by Takeshi Furusawa, and Enoshima prism by Yasuhiro Yoshida

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