Japanese Film Screenings Overseas in March 2019

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

Asia & Oceania

Japanese Film Festival 2019 (Nepal)
Dates: March 15-16, 2019, March 29-30, 2019
Venues: Pokhara, Kathmandu/Nepal
Chamber of Commerce Hall, Embassy of Japan in Nepal
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Nepal, Japanese Language Teacher' Association Nepal (JALTAN)
Films Provided by JF: Time of EVE the Movie by Yasuhiro Yoshiura,It's a Beautiful Life - IRODORI - by Osamu Minorikawa,NINJA KIDS!!! Summer Mission Impossible by Ryuta Tasaki, Survival Family by Shinobu Yaguchi
Japanese Fim Festiavl 2019 (Bangladesh)
Dates: March 1-2, 2019
Venues: Dhaka/Bangladesh
Bangladesh National Museum
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Bangladesh, Bangladesh National Museum
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 by Masaya Ozaki, Tremble All You Want by Akiko Ooku
Japanese Film Festival (Autum) (New Zealand)
Dates: March 18-21, 2019
Venues: Christchurch/New Zealand
Christchurch Art Gallery, Philip Carter Family Auditorium
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Consular Office of Japan in Christchurch, Canterbury Film Society
Films Provided by JF: CLOSE-KNIT by Naoko Ogigami, Where I belong by Shinji Azuma

The Americas

Japanese Film Festival (Canada)
Dates: March 14, 2019
Venues: Ottawa/Canada
Embassy of Japan in Canada
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Canada
Films Provided by JF: GOLDEN ORCHESTRA! by Toru Hosokawa, CHIHAYAFURU Part.1 by Norihiro Koizumi
Japanese Film Festival (Canada)
Dates: February 20, 2019, March 16, 2019
Venues: White Horse, Vancouver/Canada
Yukon Beringia Interpretive Centre, The Cinematheque
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Consulate-General of Japan in Vancouver, Japanese Canadian Association of Yukon
Films Provided by JF: CLOSE-KNIT by Naoko Ogigami, HIS MASTER’S VOICE by Hiroyuki Itaya, GOLDEN ORCHESTRA! by Toru Hosokawa  
Japanese Film Festival (Canada)
Dates: March 28, 2019
Venues: Ottawa/Canada
Embassy of Japan in Canada
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Canada, Ottawa Japanese Community Association
Films Provided by JF: The Vancouver Asahi by Yuya Ishii 
Japanese Film Festival (Canada)
Dates: March 28, 2019
Venues: Vancouver/Canada
Vancouver Public Library
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Consulate-General of Japan in Vancouver, Vancouver Public Library
Films Provided by JF: CLOSE-KNIT by Naoko Ogigami, HIS MASTER’S VOICE by Hiroyuki Itaya 
Japanese Film Festival (Canada)
Dates: March 18, 2019
Venues: London/Canada
Western Ontario University
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Consulate General of Japan in Toronto, Western Ontario University
Films Provided by JF: CLOSE-KNIT by Naoko Ogigami, HIS MASTER’S VOICE by Hiroyuki Itaya
Morikami Film Series (U.S.A.)
Dates: October 25, 2018-March 22, 2019
Venues: 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
Honolulu Festival Film Festival (U.S.A)
Dates: March 10-11, 2019
Venues: Honolulu, Hawaii / U.S.A
Hawaii Convention Center (Honolulu)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Consulate-General of Japan in Honolulu, Honolulu Festival Foundation
Films Provided by JF: A Living Promise by Kan Ishibashi, Sing My Life by Nobuo Mizuta, The Vancouver Asahi by Yuya IshiiI, Yoko the Cherry Blossom by Gen Takahashi
Japanese Film Festival (Trinidad and Tobago)
Dates: March 22, 2019
Venues: Port of Spain/Trinidad and Tobago
Center for Language Learning, the University of the West Indies
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Trinidad and Tobago and the University of West Indies
Films Provided by JF: A Story of Yonosuke by Shuichi Okita

Europe

Retrospective Yasujiro Ozu (Iceland)
Dates: March 14-24, 2019
Venues: Reykjavik/Iceland
Bíó Paradís
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Iceland
Films Provided by JF: Tokyo Story, Early Spring, The Flavor of Green Tea Over Rice, Floating Weeds by Yasujiro Ozu
13th Japan Film Festival (Armenia)
Dates: March 1-7, 2019
Venues: Yerevan, Gyumri, Vanadzor, Ejmiatsin, Stepanavan
Moscow Cinema Blue hall, Gyumri, Hoktember Cinema, Charles Aznavour Culture Center, Ejmiatsin City Hall
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Armenia, "Hikari"Armenian-Japanese scientific, educational and cultural center NGO
Films Provided by JF: When the Curtain Rises by Katsuyuki Motohiro, The 100th Love with You by Sho Tsukikawa, MY love STORY!! by Hayato Kawai, Seto and Utsumi by Tatsushi Omori
EIGASAI2019 (Czech)
Dates: March 15-17, 2019, March 18-24, 2019
Venues: Ostrava, Prague/Czech
Kino Lucerna, Kino Cineport
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Czech,
Czech-Japanese Association
Films Provided by JF: Where I belong by Shinji AZUMA, A Story of Yonosuke by Shuichi Okita, The Oyster Factory by Kazuhiro Soda,Yoko the Cherry Blossom by Gen Takahashi
Sarajevo Winter Festival, Japanese Film Week (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
Dates: February 28-March 15, 2019, March 21-24, 2019
Venues: Sarajevo, Banja Luka/Bosnia and Herzegovina
Meeting Point, Dom omladine
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Bosnia and Herzegovina, International festival Sarajevo “Sarajevska zima,” University of Banja Luka Academy of Arts
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 by Masaya Ozaki, Tremble All You Want by Akiko Ooku
18th Japanese Film Festival (Lithuania)
Dates: February 27-March 31, 2019
Venues: Vilnius, Kaunas, Panevezys
FORUM CINEMAS, Cinema "Romuva"
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Lithuania
Films Provided by JF: Time of EVE the Movie by Yasuhiro Yoshiura, The Complex by Hideo Nakata, It's a Beautiful Life - IRODORI - by Osamu Minorikawa, Srvival Family by Shinobu Yaguchi

Middle East & Africa

The Second Japan Film Festival (Iran)
Dates: February 26-March 1, 2019
Venues: Tehran/Iran
Kiarostami Hall, Multi Purpose Hall (Embassy of Japan in Iran)
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Iran
Films Provided by JF: Rudolf the Black Cat by Kunihiko Yuyama, Motonori Sakakibara, HIS MASTER’S VOICE by Itaya Hiroyuki, OSHIN by Togashi Shin, Samurai Cat by Yamaguchi Yoshitaka
15th Japanese Film Festival in Istanbul (Turkey)
Dates: March 1-2, 2019
Venues: Istanbul/Turkey
Tekfen Tower Conferance Hall
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Consulate-General of Japan in Istanbul, Tekfen Holding
Films Provided by JF: Rudolf the Black Cat by Kunihiko Yuyama, Motonori Sakakibara, HIS MASTER’S VOICE by  Itaya Hiroyuki, OSHIN by Togashi Shin, Samurai Cat by Yamaguchi Yoshitaka
Japan Film Festival 2019 (Bahrain)
Dates: March 6-27, 2019
Venues: Manama/ Bahrain
Auditrium, Bahrain National Museum
Presented by: The Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Bahrain, Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities
Films Provided by JF: A Living Promise by kan Ishibashi, The Vancouver Asahi by Yuya Ishi, Sing My Life by Nobuo Mizuta, A Sparkle of Life by Bunji Sotoyama

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