November 18 - February 25Tokyo 1955-1970MoMA, New York City, USA
November 20 - November 27Festival des 3 ContinentsNantes, France
Includes a complete retrospective of the films of Shinji Somai.
November 22 - November 29Festival des 3 ContinentsNantes, France
November 23 - December 2Tokyo FILMeXTokyo, Japan
November 28 - January 26Kinotayo FestivalParis and throughout France
December 7 - December 21Nudes! Guns! Ghosts! The Sensational Cinema of ShintohoFreer and Sackler Galleries, Washington DC, USA
January 18 - April 6Tokyo Drifters: 100 Years of NikkatsuToronto, Canada
February 7 - February 27Chronicles of Inferno: Japan's Art Theatre GuildPacific Film Archive, Berkeley, CA, USA
February 25Yasujiro Ozu's Passing FancyFilm Forum, New York City, USA
February 27 - March 10Into the Shintoho Mindwarp: Girls, Guns & GhostsJapan Society, New York City, USA
March 8 - March 17Osaka Asian Film FestivalOsaka, Japan
April 19 - April 27Far East Film FestivalUdine, Italy
May 17 - June 29Tatsuya Nakadai retrospectiveMaison de la Culture du Japon, Paris, France
June 1 - June 30Seasons in the Sun: The Heyday of Nikkatsu StudiosBFI Southbank, London, UK
Curated by our own Jasper Sharp!
June 4 - June 9Nippon ConnectionFrankfurt, Germany
June 6 - June 9Terracotta Far East Film FestivalLondon, UK
June 28 - July 15New York Asian Film FestivalNew York City, USA
July 11 - July 21Japan CutsJapan Society, New York City, USA
July 12 - July 21Skip City International D-Cinema FestivalKawaguchi, Saitama, Japan
July 18 - August 6Fantasia International FIlm FestivalMontreal, Canada
August 2 - August 31Seijun Suzuki retrospectiveArsenal, Berlin, Germany
August 15Behind the Screen – Japanese Gothic talk by Jasper Sharp, and Throne of Blood screeningFilm4 Summer Screen, Somerset House, London, UK
September 18 - February 19A Tribute to Donald RichieJapan Society, New York City, USA
September 19 - September 28Nagisa Oshima retrospectiveSan Sebastian Film Festival, Spain
September 20A Page of MadnessFreer Gallery, Washington DC, USA
September 25 - September 29Camera Japan FestivalLantarenVenster, Rotterdam, Holland
September 30 - October 6Camera Japan FestivalMelkweg Cinema + Kriterion, Amsterdam, Holland
October 8 - March 29Les splendeurs de la DaieiMaison de la Culture du Japon, Paris, France
October 9Tekkonkinkreet with Plaid liveBarbican, London, UK
October 10 - October 17Yamagata International Documentary Film FestivalYamagata, Japan
October 11 - October 20Sitges Film FestivalSitges, Spain
Includes a tribute to Takashi Miike, in his presence.
October 17 - October 25Tokyo International Film FestivalTokyo, Japan
November 7 - November 25Free Japanese film screenings by Japanese Embassy in HollandAmsterdam & Leiden, The Netherlands
November 8 - November 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.)
November 13 - November 23Philadelphia Asian American Film FestivalPhiladelphia, PA, USA
November 16Regards croisés sur OzuMaison de la Culture du Japon, Paris, France
November 22 - December 12Hirokazu Koreeda retrospectiveCineteca Matadero + Japan Foundation, Madrid, Spain
November 23 - December 1Tokyo FILMeXTokyo, Japan
January 7 - January 19The Aesthetics of Shadow, Part 1: JapanMoMA, NYC, USA
January 17 - January 23Nagisa Oshima's BOY (new 35mm print)Film Forum, NYC, USA
January 29 - March 29Paysages du cinéma japonaisMaison de la Culture du Japon, Paris, France
January 31 - March 28East Side StoriesThe Japan Foundation's annual touring film program.
ICA, London, and throughout the UK
February 6 - February 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
February 18In & Out of JapanEYE Film Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
March 13 - March 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
March 19Two films by Gisaburo Sugii: Belladonna of SadnessMelkweg, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
March 23Two films by Gisaburo Sugii: Night on the Galactic RailroadMelkweg, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
March 26 - March 30Japan Square festivalStudio Skoop, Ghent, Belgium
April 11 - May 24Japanese Red Cinema: Around Masao AdachiCinema Nova, Brussels, Belgium
April 19 - April 27Yuzo Kawashima retrospectiveKorean Film Archive, Seoul, Korea
All dates are subject to change.