Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in February 2018

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

Asia & Oceania

Japanese Film Festival (Bangladesh)
Dates: January 26 – February 3, 2018
Venue: Dhaka/Bangladesh
Bangladesh National Museum
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Bangladesh, Bangladesh National Museum
Films Provided by JF: 8 films including I Just Wanna Hug You by Akihiko Shiota, Love for Beginners by Takeshi Furusawa
Japanese Film Festival 2018 (Nepal)
Dates: February 9 – 24, 2018
Venues: Pokhara, Kathmandu/Nepal
Chamber of Commerce Hall (Pokhara), Army Officers' Club (Kathmandu)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Nepal, Japanese Language Teachers Association Nepal (JALTAN)
Films Provided by JF: 4 films including When the Curtain Rises by Katsuyuki Motohiro, Round Trip Heart by Yuki Tanada

The Americas

Japanese Film Festival (Canada)
Dates: August 21, 2017 – March 10, 2018
Venues: Ottawa, Toronto, Calgary, Winnipeg, Nanaimo, Halifax, Montreal, London, Vancouver/Canada
Embassy of Japan in Canada; The Japan Foundation, Toronto; Globe Cinema; The University of Winnipeg; St. Mary's University; Cinemateque Quebecoise; Vancouver Island University; Carleton University; The University of Western Ontario Bloor Hot Docs Cinema; The Cinematheque
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
Semana de Cine de Animación Japones 2018 (Panama)
Dates: February 19 – 23, 2018
Venue: Panama City/Panama
Cine Universitario
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, The Embassy of Japan in Panama, Cine Universitario
Films Provided by JF: 4 films including MIND GAME by Masaaki Yuasa, Princess Arete by Sunao Katabuchi
Retrospective - Kenji Mizoguchi (Brazil)
Dates: February 20 – March 18, 2018
Venues: Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro/Brazil
Instituto Moreira Salles (Sao Paulo); Instituto Moreira Salles (Rio de Janeiro)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Consulate-General of Japan in Sao Paulo, Consulate-General of Japan in Rio de Janeiro, Instituto Moreira Salles
Films Provided by JF: 11 films including Life of Oharu, Sisters of Gion and Ugetsu (Tales of the Rainy Moon) by Kenji Mizoguchi
Alternative Japanese Cinema 2018 (Venezuela)
Dates: February 22 – March 2, 2018
Venue: Caracas/Venezuela
National Cinemateque Foundation of Venezuela
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, The Embassy of Japan in Venezuela, National Cinemateque Foundation of Venezuela
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

Japanese Film Week (Germany)
Dates: February 27 – March 15, 2018
Venue: Berlin/Germany
Embassy of Japan in Germany
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Germany
Films Provided by JF: 4 films including Maestro! by Shotaro Kobayashi, A Band Rabbit and a Boy by Takuji Suzuki
Japanese Film Festival (Greece)
Dates: February 15 – 18, 2018
Venue: Athens/Greece
Michael Cacoyannis Foundation
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Greece, Michael Cacoyannis Foundation
Films Provided by JF: 4 films including Maestro! by Shotaro Kobayashi, A Band Rabbit and a Boy by Takuji Suzuki
Japanese Comedy Film Weekend (Iceland)
Dates: February 23 – 25, 2018
Venue: Reykjavik/Iceland
Haskolabio
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Iceland, SENA ehf
Films Provided by JF: 4 films including The Mohican Comes Home by Shuichi Okita, La La La at Rock Bottom by Nobuhiro Yamashita
“Japanese Film Festival in Stockholm”(Sweden)
Dates: February 28 – March 2, 2018
Venue: Stockholm/Sweden
Filmhuset, Stockholm
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Sweden, Filmjuset
Films Provided by JF: 4 films including WOOD JOB! by Shinobu Yaguchi, Ecotherapy Getaway Holiday by Shuichi Okita
(Un)true Colours: Secrets and Lies in Japanese Cinema (United Kingdom)
Dates: February 2 – March 28, 2018
Venue: London, Leicester, Edinburgh, Nottingham, etc. 18 cities United Kingdom
ICA, Phoenix, Filmhouse, Broadway, etc. 18 venues
Presented by: The Japan Foundation and all venues
Films Provided by JF: 16 films including Room for Rent by Yuzo Kawashima, Sing My Life by Nobuo Mizuta
EIGA-SAI 2018(Czech Republic)
Dates: February 22 – 26, 2018
Venue: Prague/Czech Republic
Lucerna Cinema
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Czech-Japanese Association, Embassy of Japan in the Czech Republic
Films Provided by JF: 8 films including Key Of Life by Kenji Uchida, The Mohican Comes Home by Shuichi Okita
Japan Film Festival (Republic of Latvia)
Dates: February 13 – 16, 2018
Venue: Riga/Republic of Latvia
Splendid Palace
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in the Republic of Latvia
Films Provided by JF: 4 films including Maestro! by Shotaro Kobayashi, A Band Rabbit and a Boy by Takuji Suzuki
4th Japanese Film Festival (Poland)
Dates: February 8 – 11, 2018
Venue: Warsaw/Poland
Elektronik Cinema
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Poland, Elektronik Cinema
Films Provided by JF: 4 films including A Living Promise by Kan Ishibashi, The Vancouver Asahi by Yuya Ishii
Retrospective of Japanese director Hiroshi Teshigahara (Russia)
Dates: February 16 – 21, 2018
Venue: Saint-Petersburg/Russia
Kinocenter《Rodina》
Presented by: The Japan Foundation(Moscow), Consulate General of Japan in Saint-Petersburg
Films Provided by JF: 4 films including THE PITFALL, The Face of Another by Hiroshi Teshigahara
Japanese Film Festival in Sakhalin (Russia)
Dates: February 2 – 4, 2018
Venue: Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk/Russia
Oktyabr
Presented by: The Japan Foundation (Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk), Consulate-General of Japan in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Oktyabri
Films Provided by JF: 4 films including Maestro! by Shotaro Kobayashi, A Band Rabbit and a Boy by Takuji Suzuki
Japan Film Festival 2018 (Slovakia)
Dates: February 8 – 11, 2018
Venue: Bratislava/Slovakia
Kino Lumiere
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in the Slovak Republic
Films Provided by JF: 4 films including A Living Promise by Kan Ishibashi, The Vancouver Asahi by Yuya Ishii

Middle East & Africa

The 14th Japanese Film Festival in Ankara (Turkey)
Dates: February16 – 22, 2018
Venue: Ankara/Turkey
Buyulu Fener Sineması
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Turkey
Films Provided by JF: 4 films including When the Curtain Rises by Katsuyuki Motohiro, Round Trip Heart by Yuki Tanada
Japanese Film Week 2018 (Egypt)
Dates: February 25 – March 1, 2018
Venue: Cairo/Egypt
Artistic Creativity Center
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Cultural Development Fund
Films Provided by JF: 4 films including ST: THE MOVIE by Touya Sato, Samurai Cat by Yoshitaka Yamaguchi
Japanese Film Festival in Kampala (Uganda)
Dates: February 22 – 24, March 1 – 3, 2018
Venue: Kampala/Uganda
Cinemax
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Uganda
Films Provided by JF: 4 films including Key Of Life by Kenji Uchida, The Mohican Comes Home by Shuichi Okita

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