Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in December 2018

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

Asia & Oceania

Japan Film Festival: Kenji MIZOGUCHI Masterpiece Selection (Hong Kong)
Dates: November 1-December 2
Venue: Hong Kong Arts Centre, Hong Kong Science Museum , Hong Kong/China  
Presented by: Consulate-General of Japan in Hong Kong, The Japan Foundation, Hong Kong Arts Centre  
Films Provided by JF: Ugetsu, Street of Shame, The Woman in the Rumor, The Story of the Last Chrysanthemums byKenji Mizoguchi, Kenji Mizoguchi: The Life of a Film Director by Kaneto Shindo
Japanese Film Festival in North-Western Malaysia (Malaysia)
Dates: November 10-December 2
Venue: Ipoh, Sintok, George Town, Kangar/Malaysia
Tunku Abdul Rahman University (Ipoh)
Northern University of Malaysia (Sintok)
University of Science Malaysia (George Town)
University of Malaysia Perlis (Kangar)  
Presented by: Consulate- General of Japan in Penang, The Japan Foundation, Tunku Abdul Rahman University, Northern University of Malaysia, University of Science Malaysia, University of Malaysia Perlis  
Films Provided by JF: When the Curtain Rises byKatsuyuki Motohiro, The 100th Love with You by Sho Tsukikawa, MY love STORY!! by Hayato Kawai, Seto and Utsumi by Tatsushi Omori
Japanese Film Festival (India)
Dates: December 8-9
Venue: Kolkata/ India
Nandan II, West Bengal Film Centre  
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Consulate-General of Japan in Kolkata, NANDAN(West Bengal Film Centre)  
Films Provided by JF: A Living Promise by Kan Ishibashi, The Vancouver Asahi by Yuya Ishii, Sing My Life byNobuo Mizuta, A Sparkle of Life by Bunji Sotoyama
2018 Japanese Film Festival - Classics (Australia)
Dates: November 23-December 2
Venue: Melbourne/ Australia
Australian Centre for the Moving Image  
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Australian Centre for the Moving Image  
Films Provided by JF: The Pornographers by Shohei Imamura, A Geisha (Gionbayashi) by Kenji Mizoguchi, Manji (The Goddess of Mercy) by Yasuzo Masumura, Juvenile Jungle by Ko Nakahira, JOEN (Flames of Love) by Yoshishige Yoshida, Nihonbashi by Kon Ichikawa

The Americas

Japanese Film Festival (Canada)
Dates: September 14, 2018-March 14, 2019
Venue: Charlottetown, Ottawa, Regina, Calgary, London, Montreal, Toronto, Victoria, Vancouver/Canada
University of Prince Edward Island, Ottawa Art Gallery, Embassy of Japan in Canada, Regina Public Library, Globe Cinema, Western Ontario University, Cinémathèque québécoise, Bloor Hot Docs Cinema, Cinémathèque, etc.  
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Canada, Consulate-General of Japan in Calgary, Consulate-General of Japan in Toronto, Consulate-General of Japan in Vancouver, Consulate-General of Japan in Montreal, University of Prince Edward Island, Canadian Film Institute, Regina Public Library Film Theatre, Western Ontario University, Cinémathèque québécoise, etc.  
Films Provided by JF: A Sparkle of Life byBunji Sotoyama,  Chihayafuru Part.1 and Chihayafuru Part.3 by Norihiro Koizumi, CLOSE-KNIT byNaoko Ogigami, La La La at Rock Bottom byNobuhiro Yamashita, Let's Go JETS! From Small Town Girls to U.S. Champions?! by Hayato Kawai, GOLDEN ORCHESTRA! by Toru Hosokawa, When the Curtain Rises by Katsuyuki Motohiro, SURVIVAL FAMILY by Shinobu Yaguchi, and others.
Morikami Film Series (U.S.A.)
Dates: October 25, 2018-March 22, 2019
Venue: Delray Beach, Florida/U.S.A.
Morikami Theater
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens  
Films Provided by JF: The Mohican Comes Home and A Story of Yonosuke by Shuichi Okita, 5 Centimeters per Second by Makoto Shinkai, CLOSE-KNIT byNaoko Ogigami
J-Film Japanese film screening (U.S.A.)
Dates: October 24, 2018- January 16, 2019
Venue: Washington DC/U.S.A.
Japan Information and Culture Center  
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in the U.S.A.  
Films Provided by JF: Let's Go, JETS! From Small Town Girls to U.S. Champions?! by Hayato Kawai, PARKS by Natsuki Seta, Her Sketchbook byMasaya Ozaki, Tremble All You Want by Akiko Ooku
Japanema (U.S.A.)
Dates: November 14, 2018-January 9, 2019
Venue: Los Angeles, Stanton/U.S.A.
The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles (Los Angeles)
The Source (Stanton)  
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, The Source  
Films Provided by JF: Let's Go JETS! From Small Town Girls to U.S. Champions?! by Hayato Kawai, Her Sketchbook by Masaya Ozaki and Tremble All You Want by Akiko Ooku, Yoko the Cherry Blossom by Gen Takahashi

Europe

THE HEIGHTS AND DEPTHS OF LIFE (Germany)
Dates: November 5-December 17
Venue: Cologne/Germany
Hall at the Japan Cultural Institute in Cologne  
Presented by: The Japan Foundation  
Films Provided by JF: A living Promise by Kan Ishibashi, The Vancouver Asahi by Yuya Ishii, Sing My Life by Nobuo Mizuta, A Sparkle of Life by Bunji Sotoyama
Restrospectiva Yasuzo Masumura (Spain)
Dates: October 1-December 31
Venue: Madrid, A Coruña, Barcelona/Spain
Filmoteca Española, CGAI - Filomteca de Galicia, Filmoteca de Catalunya  
Presented by: The Japan Foundation in Madrid, Filmoteca Española, CGAI - Filomteca de Galicia, Filmoteca de Catalunya  
Films Provided by JF: The Red Angel, Seisaku's Wife, Hoodlum Soldier, Spider Girl, With My Husband's Consent, Warm Current by Yasuzo Masumura
Japanese Film Festival (Georgia)
Dates: December 15-16
Venue: Tbilisi / Georgia
Amirani Cinema  
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Georgia  
Films Provided by JF: A Living Promise by Kan Ishibashi, The Vancouver Asahi by Yuya Ishii, Sing My Life byNobuo Mizuta, A Sparkle of Life by Bunji Sotoyama
The 52nd Japanese Film Festival (Russia)
Dates: November 19-December 3 (Moscow)
November 27-December 9 (Sankt-Peterburg)
Venue: Moscow, Sankt-Peterburg, Khabarovsk, Omsk/Russia
Cinema ”October”, Digital Business Space (Moscow)
House of cinema (Sankt-Peterburg)  
Presented by: The Japan Foundation (Moscow), Embassy of Japan in Russia, Consulate-General of Japan in Saint Petersburg, CoolConnections  
Films Provided by JF: Chihayafuru Part.1, Chihayafuru Part.2, Chihayafuru Part.3 byNorihiro Koizumi, Inuyashiki by Shinsuke Sato, The Scythian Lamb by Daihachi Yoshida, SURVIVAL FAMILY by Shinobu Yaguchi, Her Love Boils Bathwater by Ryota Nakano, Mori, The Artist's Habitat by Shuichi Okita, DEAR ETRANGER by Yukiko Mishima, Tremble All You Want by Akiko Ooku, Lu over the wall by Masaaki Uasa, One Cut of the Dead by Shinichiro Ueda, LAUGHING UNDER THE CLOUDS by Katsuyuki Motohiro, YOCHO (FOREBODING), Seventh Code by Kiyoshi Kurosawa, Sorokin no mita yume by Masaki Inoue
Retrospective of Japanese director Yasujiro Ozu (Russia)
Dates: October 2-December 12
Venue: Moscow/Russia
The State Tretyakov Gallery, Illuzion Cinema  
Presented by: The Japan Foundation (Moscow), Embassy of Japan in Russia, The State Tretyakov Gallery, Gosfilmofond  
Films Provided by JF: Early Spring, I Was Born, But…, A Hen in the Wind, Late Spring, Floating Weeds, Story of Floating Weeds, Good Morning, Passing Fancy, Tokyo Chorus, The Munakata Sisters, I Flunked, But…, Young Days, The Flavor of Green Tea over Rice, Early Autumn, An Autumn Afternoon, The Record of a Tenement Gentleman, Early Summer, The Only Son, Kagamijishi, I Lived, But… A Biography of Yasujiro Ozu, Higan-Bana, Late Autumn, Tokyo Story, Fighting Friends by Yasujiro Ozu

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