November 20November 27Festival des 3 ContinentsNantes, France
Includes a complete retrospective of the films of Shinji Somai.
December 7December 21Nudes! Guns! Ghosts! The Sensational Cinema of ShintohoFreer and Sackler Galleries, Washington DC, USA
August 15Behind the Screen – Japanese Gothic talk by Jasper Sharp, and Throne of Blood screeningFilm4 Summer Screen, Somerset House, London, UK
September 25September 29Camera Japan FestivalLantarenVenster, Rotterdam, Holland
September 30October 6Camera Japan FestivalMelkweg Cinema + Kriterion, Amsterdam, Holland
October 10October 17Yamagata International Documentary Film FestivalYamagata, Japan
October 11October 20Sitges Film FestivalSitges, Spain
Includes a tribute to Takashi Miike, in his presence.
November 7November 25Free Japanese film screenings by Japanese Embassy in HollandAmsterdam & Leiden, The Netherlands
November 8November 9Takahisa Zeze at YaleYale University, New Haven CT, USA
(Zeze will also be present at a screening of Heaven's Story at the Brattle Theatre, Harvard, on Nov. 10 at 15:00.)
January 29March 29Paysages du cinéma japonaisMaison de la Culture du Japon, Paris, France
January 31March 28East Side StoriesThe Japan Foundation's annual touring film program.
ICA, London, and throughout the UK
February 6February 16Aesthetics of ShadowA special program of Japanese films, inspired by Daisuke Miyao's book of the same name, out now from Duke University Press.
Berlinale, Berlin, Germany
March 13March 29Richie's Electric Eight: The Bold and the DaringPart 2 of the Japan Society's tribute to Donald Richie.
Japan Society, New York City, USA
May 1June 1Astonishing Animation: The Films of Hayao Miyazaki and Studio GhibliYerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, USA
May 30June 1Ko Nakahira retrospectiveFilmmuseum, Frankfurt, Germany
As part of Nippon Connection

All dates are subject to change.