The week of Japanese movies will be organized on March 6-9 in the Meeting Point Cinema in Sarajevo, 13 Hamdije Kresevljakovica Street.

The event is organized by the Japanese Embassy to Bosnia and Herzegovina, as a part of the Sarajevo Winter International Festival 2020.

A total of four contemporary Japanese movies will be screened, with each screening scheduled to commence at 20:00 hrs.

Japanese Film Week will open with the screening of 2016 family adventure ‘Survival Family’ directed by Shinobu Yaguchi. The movie tells the story of a family trying to survive in a world with no electricity.

Japanese Film Week Survival Family 2

2010 animated drama ‘Time of EVE’ will be screened on Saturday, March 7. Originally a six episode online sci-fi animation, ‘Time of EVE’ is set in the near future where androids are considered home appliances. High school student Rikuo discovers some odd behavioral data in his family’s household android, and tracks the android’s behavioral log to a mysterious café.

Japanese Film Week will continue with the screening of 2013 horror ‘The Complex’, directed by Hideo Nakata (‘Ring’). The movie tells the story of nursing student Asuka, who has just moved into an apartment complex with her parents and younger brother. On the first night in her new room, she is awoken by a strange scratching sound coming from the apartment of her neighbor, a reclusive old man who has refused all attempts at communication. Concerned over his well-being, Asuka enters his home only to find him dead from malnutrition - and it looks as if he had been trying to claw his way into her room.

Japanese Film Week

The week of Japanese movies will end with the screening of 2012 drama ‘It’s a Beautiful Life’, based on a true story of three elderly women who establish a food garnishing business.

Movies are in Japanese language, but English and B/H/S subtitles will be provided. Entry to all movie screenings is free of charge.