The Japan Foundation Touring Film Programme 2014

Japan-Foundation-Touring-Film-Programme-2014

Following on from last year’s successful Once Upon a Time in Japan: Reinventing the Past Through the Eyes of Japanese Contemporary Filmmakers season, the ICA is pleased to welcome the return of the Japan Foundation UK annual Japan Foundation touring film programme from 31 January to 6 February 2014. The programme offers another enlightening and expansive introduction to Japanese cinema through the framework of ‘youth’.

Line-up

    • *Parade (Paredo) Isao Yukisada (2009), 118min

 

    • Colorful (Karafuru) Keiichi Hara (2010), 126min

 

    • *18 Who Cause a Storm (Arashi o yobu juhachi-nin) Yoshishige Yoshida (1963), 108min

 

    • *Shindo (Shindo) Koji Hagiuda (2007), 120min

 

    • Your Friends (Kimi no tomodachi) Ryuichi Hiroki (2008), 125min

 

    • *Love Strikes! (Moteki) Hitoshi Ohne (2011), 118min

 

    • The Story of Yonosuke (Yokomichi Yonosuke) Shuichi Okita (2013), 160min

 

    • *The Drudgery Train (Kueki ressha) Nobuhiro Yamashita (2012), 105min

 

    • *Capturing Dad (Chichi o tori ni) Ryota Nakano (2012), 74min

 

    • *Sorry (Gomen) Shin Togashi (2002), 103min

 

    • Otakus in Love (Koi no mon) Suzuki Matsuo (2004), 114min

* UK Premiere

Special guest Q&As at the ICA
31/01 7.00pm – Colourful – with director Keiichi Hara
02/02 6.00pm – Love Strikes! with director Hitoshi Ohne and actor Mirai Moriyama
04/02 6.10pm – Colourful – with director Keiichi Hara (Anime)
04/02 9.00pm – The Drudgery Train – with actor Mirai Moriyama
05/02 8.30pm – Love Strikes! with director Hitoshi Ohne and actor Mirai Moriyama

Venues and Dates

ICA, London (31 January – 6 February)
Box office: 020 7930 3647
www.ica.org.uk

Watershed, Bristol (1 – 18 February*)
Box office: 0117 927 5100
www.watershed.co.uk

Queen’s Film Theatre, Belfast (9 February – 9 March*)
Box office: 028 9097 1097
www.queensfilmtheatre.com

Tyneside Cinema, Newcastle upon Tyne (9 February – 23 March*)
Box Office: 0845 217 9909
www.tynesidecinema.co.uk

Filmhouse, Edinburgh (28 February – 7 March)
Box office: 0131 228 2688
www.filmhousecinema.com

Showroom Workstation, Sheffield (7 – 13 March)
Box office: 0114 275 7727
www.showroomworkstation.org.uk

Dundee Contemporary Arts (15 – 18 March)
Box office: 01382 909 900
www.dca.org.uk

Broadway, Nottingham (21 – 27 March)
Box office: 0115 952 6611
www.broadway.org.uk

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