Other Screenings

2009-12-25 | Celebrating YIDFF 20th year! Documentary Film Today
January 23 (Sat)
13:30 Route One/USA Dir: Robert Kramer / YIDFF ’89 The Mayor’s Prize
18:10 Before the Flood Dir: Li Yifan, Yan Yu / YIDFF 2005 The Robert and Frances Flaherty Prize

January 24 (Sun)
13:30 Mysterious Object at Noon Dir: Apichatpong Weerasethakul / YIDFF 2001 Runner-Up Prize, NETPAC Special Mention
15:10 A Movie Capital Dir: Iizuka Toshio / No English subtitles
17:10 A Movie Capital Again Dir: Iizuka Toshio / No English subtitles
19:00 Symposium“Toward the future of documentary: 20 years of the Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival”
Iizuka Toshio (Director)
Murayama Kyoichiro (Film critic, Guest professor at Tama Art University)
Wakai Makiko (YIDFF Tokyo Office)
Miyazawa Hiraku (YIDFF NPO board member)

January 30 (Sat)
13:30 The Underground Orchestra Dir: Heddy Honigmann / YIDFF 2001 Special Prize of Jury
15:40 Rehearsals Dir: Michal Leszczylowski
17:40 Revolution Dir: Jouko Aaltonen
19:20 Cinéma Invisible—The Book Dir: Kees Hin

January 31 (Sun)
13:30 Over the Threshold Dir: Christine Lloyd-Fitt, Tezuka Yoshi
14:50 Divorce Iranian Style Dir: Kim Longinotto, Ziba Mir-Hosseini / YIDFF ’99 FIPRESCI Prize
16:30 Happy Birthday, Mr. Mograbi Dir: Avi Mograbi / YIDFF ’99 Runner-Up Prize
18:10 Metal and Melancholy Dir: Heddy Honigmann / No English subtitles / YIDFF ’95 The Mayor’s Prize

[Venue] Jukokan 301, Ritsumeikan University Kinugasa Campus (Kyoto City)
[Admission] Free
[Presented by]
Support Program for Contemporary Educational Needs, Ritsumeikan University College of Image Arts and Sciences
[Planed by] Kawamura Kenichiro Seminar

For more information Ritsumeikan University website: College of Image Arts and Sciences (in Japanese)


2009-12-25 | Special Screening of YIDFF Grand Prize Winner

January 29 (Fri) 18:00
Encirclement—Neo-Liberalism Ensnares Democracy
Dir: Richard Brouillette / CANADA / 2008 / Video / 160 min

The event will also feature comments by Professor Ozawa Hiroaki of Chiba University. Dr. Ozawa is studying the historical development of neo-liberalism via comparative history.

[Venue] Embassy of Canada Oscar Peterson Theatre (Tokyo)
[Admission] Free
[Application procedure]
Please send an e-mail entitled “Encirclement” to tokyo.culture@international.gc.ca or a fax to 03-5412-6287, clearly indicating the following items. A drawing will be held if applications exceed available space. Successful applicants will be notified no later than Monday, January 25.
  1. name (with furigana for Japanese names)
  2. occupation or affiliation (company, organization, school, etc.)
  3. address
  4. e-mail address or fax number
[Presented by]
Embassy of Canada
[Co-presented by]
Chiba University Faculty of Letters (Grand-in-Aid for Scientific Research Project: “Historical Studies on Neo-Liberalism”)
[In Cooperation with]
Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival,
Tokyo University of Foreign Studies-Institute for Foreign Affairs,
Quebec Government Office

For more information Embassy of Canada website: Special Screening of YIDFF Grand Prize Winner