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【Quick report of press release】 Historical film festival, “The 8th Kyoto HISTORICA International Film Festival”,the film shown is decided! The guests, Hollywood actor,Tommy Lee Jones and others visit! new cooperation project is substantial also!

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Historical film festival “The 8th Kyoto HISTORICA International Film Festival” will be held from Nov. 2 (wed) to Nov. 13 (Sun), 2016.
Today, a press release was held in Kyoto and Osaka. All 22 screenings, guests, new collaborative projects was announced.In this article, we will introduce the attention points of the festival by the six categories, together with the state of the press conference.

1. 【HISTRICA Special】 Tommy Lee Jones’s attendence is decided!

Attention film,”HISTRICA special” is selected to watch that can feel you changing of historical movies. This year, 2 films of are showing at the first time in Japan.

The first film is that the opening showing 『BAHUBALI: THE BEGINNING』(India | 2015). About 4.1 billion yen production cost was spent.
This work, is described as “Action super masterpiece” is a piece of director of S. S. Rajamouli who was known as making the flight of hero comedy movie, “McKee”. In india, it is recorded as the best, and is ranked as TOP 10 for the first time as an India movie in United States.
A sequel will also be completed in 2017 and as for movie release in Japan, it will show at this festival. Should not miss this opportunity!

The second film is 『Holmesman』 (America, France | 2014). The 19th century American Midwest. It’s announced by a tournament of Cannes international film festival in 2014. The work has became the topic of conversation as “about the secert of history of the United States”. A talk show was also held at the same time, and the guest was the director and also is a star of the work ,Tommy Lee Jones, who is known for such as “Men In Black” ,” the Fugitive” (Academy Award Winning), “JFK”, “Lincoln”, has been decided to visit!

At the Kyoto HISTRICA International Film Festival, the guests such as directors and producers have been invited so far, but it is the first time for actors and big stars to come. Should not miss this opportunity!

2. 【HISTRICA World】 fun with parents and children, Japan・Kansai’s first showing 4 films!

HISTRICA World” have the new historical movie which is carefully selected from all over the world. In this year, 4 works in Denmark/Russia/Switzerland/China were chosen from the over 200 latest historical movie.
Ms. Keiko Iiboshi of Historical Navigator says, “Overall, it’s a lineup that you can fully enjoy even if you come with parents and children. I hope you will come and enjoy with us at the festival”.

(showing movie)
・『THE SHAMER’S DAUGHTER』(Denmark, Norway, Czech Republic | 2015) ★ Japan’s first showing
・『THE BATTALION』(Russia | 2015) ★ Japan’s first showing
・『THE LITTLE MOUNTAIN BOY』(Switzerland | 2015) ★ Japan’s first showing
・『MONKEY KING: HERO IS BACK』(China | 2015) ★ First showing in Kansai

3. 【HISTRICA Focus】 A special feature on the evolution of 100 years of ninja films!

HISTRICA Focus“, the feature of fiftered ninja movies.
This year, entitled of 「Ninja Movie 100 Years Evolution – Ninja Evolution -」,
is a special feature of ninja movies that fascinates the world! We show silent film and invite a variety of guests to understand them the evolution of ninja movies.

(showing movie)
・『JIRAIYA, THE HERO(GOUKETSUJIRAI)』(Japan | 1921) ★ Special showing with silent film narrator
・『NINJA, A BAND OF ASSASSINS』(Japan|1962)
・『NINJA TROOP GEKKO THE MOONLIGHT』(Japan|1964)
・『WOMEN NINJAS』(Japan|1964)
・『NINJA WARS』(Japan|1982)
・『NINJA ASSASSIN』(USA, Germany|2009)
・『THELAST-NARUTOTHEMOVIE』(Japan|2014)<Continue showing>
・『TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES』(USA|2014)<Continue showing>
・『NINJA EX』(USA|2016)

4. 【Collaboration Project with AFAA】Showing films nominated or awarded for academy awards across Asia!

This year’s new project ,”Asia Cinerama – Asia Film Awards Academy Film Road Show“, is the collaboration project of “Asia Film Awards Academy (AFAA)”, the new organization for the Asiain established in 2014 and Kyoto HISTRICA International Film Festival. Five winning films nominated for the award at the past, will be shown.
Talk event which invite the variety of guests is held,too.

(showing movie)
・『THE GOLDEN ERA』(China, Hong Kong | 2014)
・『THE TIGER(one eye)』(Korea|2015)
・『KAKEKOMI』(Japan|2015)
・『THE GRANDMASTER』(Hong Kong, China|2013)
・『BAAHUBALI: THE BEGINNING(Original title)』(India|2015)★Japan’s first showing

5. 【Collaboration Project with Kyoto Film Makers Lab.】

This year’s new project, “Kyoto Film Makers Lab. Screening ~Comeback Salmon Project~” is collaboretion project with”young filmmakers gathered from home and abroad” and “Kyoto Film Makers Lab. (KFL) which produce a historical drama with professional photographer in Kyoto”. The latest feature films of past KFL participants will be shown and also talking by supervision is included.

(showing movie)
・『THE OLD CAPITAL』(Japan|2016)★ Japan’s first showing
・『I KILLED NAPOLÉON』(Italy|2015)★ Japan’s first showing

6. 【Collaboration Project with Ritsumeikan Univ. Colleage of image arts and sciences】 『SPRING SNOW』 appeared Satoshi Tsumabuki and Yuko Takeuchi is showing!

The collaboration project of Kyoto HISTRICA International Film Festival and Ritsumeikan university. This year’s theme is “The representative fobidden love”.
『SPRING SNOW』(Japan | 2005) will show in Taisho era. Especially the love of male and female from childhood but are separated. It makes fantastic story through expressing gorgeous life and dreams of noble. Please enjoy of “intense and secret love of teenager”, expressed by Satoshi Tsumabuki and Yuko Takeuchi, and romantic of Taisho era that was pursued the concept of “love” .

Tickets will be released on Oct. 8 (Sat)! (There is a type of 1,100 JPY to 2,000 JPY)

“Advance” and “Doors” are prepared for tickets, and the ticket fees are from 1,100 JPY to 2,000 JPY for each project. For more information on ticket prices and to purchase, please visit the official website ticket page.

From now on, at the KYOTO CMEX portal site, we will send information and schedule of the “8 th Kyoto HISTRICA International Film Festival“, from time to time. Please visit the Kyoto HISTRICA International film festival official website for the latest information and showing schedule. We look forward to your participation.

◆「The 8th Kyoto HISTRICA International Film Festival」Summary

Name The 8th Kyoto HISTRICA International Film Festival (KYOTO CMEX 2016 Official Event)
Date Nov. 2 (wed) ~ Nov.13 (sun) , 2016
Place The Museum Of Kyoto
Showing movie

【HISTRICA Special】Can feel you changing of history movies!!“now”Attention the movie to watch

『BAAHUBALI : THE BEGINNING(original title)』(India|2015)

『Holmesman』(USA, France | 2014)
★Tommy Lee Jones visited! Japan’s first showing.

【HISTRICA World】New history movie is carefully selected from all over the world

『THE SHAMER’S DAUGHTER』(Denmark, Norway, Czech Republic |2015)★ Japan’s first showing

『THE BATTALION』(Russia|2015)★ Japan’s first showing

『THE LITTLE MOUNTAIN BOY』(Switzerland|2015) ★ Japan’s first showing

『MONKEY KING: HERO IS BACK』(China|2015)★ First showing in Kansai

【HISTRICA Focus】A special feature on the evolution of 100 years of ninja films-Ninja Evolution

『JIRAIYA, THE HERO(GOUKETSUJIRAI)』(Japan|1921)★Special showing with silent film narrator

『NINJA, A BAND OF ASSASSINS』(Japan|1962)

『NINJA TROOP GEKKO THE MOONLIGHT』(Japan|1964)

『WOMEN NINJAS』(Japan|1964)

『NINJA WARS』(Japan|1982)

『NINJA ASSASSIN』(USA, Germany|2009)

『THE LAST -NARUTO THE MOVIE』(Japan|2014)

【continue showing】『TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES』(USA|2014)

【continue showing】『NINJA EX』(USA|2016)

【Cooperation Project ①】Asia・Film・Award Cooperation Project

『THE GOLDEN ERA』(China, Hong Kong|2014)

『THE TIGER(one eye)』(Korea|2015)

『KAKEKOMI』(Japan|2015)

『THE GRANDMASTER』(Hong Kong, China|2013)

『BAAHUBALI: THE BEGINNING(Original title)』(India|2015)★ Japan’s first showing

【Cooperation project ②】Kyoto Film Maker’s Lab. Cooperative project

『THE OLD CAPITAL』(Japan|2016)★ Japan’s first showing

『I KILLED NAPOLEON』(Italy|2015)★ Japan’s first showing

【Cooperation project ③】Ritsumeikan University of image arts and sciences Cooperative project

『SPRING SNOW』(Japan|2005)

Guests

HISTRICA SpecialShowing + guest talk

Tommy Lee Jones [Movie Director / Actor]
Shobb Yarragadda [Movie Producer]

【Guest Appearance】(tork show and commentary in conjunction with shouwing movie)

Keiko Iiboshi [HISTRICA navigator]
Sadao Nakajima [Film Director]
Cho Yongseok [VFX superviser]
Masato Harada [Film Director]
Tetsuo Harada [Production Designer]
Yuki Saito [Film Director]
Giorgia Farina [Film Director]

*That is just a mere part of advance imformation

Tickets Tickets will be released on Oct. 8 (Sat), 2016.
*We released more informations by official website from time to time.
Organization Kyoto HISTORICA International Film Festival Executive Committee Office
(Kyoto Prefecture / The Museum Of Kyoto / Toei company.,Kyoto Movie Studios / Shochiku Studio Co.,Ltd / Toei Studios Kyoto / Iwamotokinzoku co.,Ltd / Directors univ, inc / Ritsumeikan University)
Co-organizer KYOTO CMEX Executive Committee Office
Support Motion Picture Producers Association of Japan, Inc. / Foreign Films Importer-Distributors Association of Japan, Inc. / Motion Picture and Television Engineering Society of Japan, Inc./ FM-KYOTO Inc. / Istituto Di Cultura – Osaka
Sponsorship TESPAC CO., LTD. / Mitsui Garden Hotel Kyoto Shijo
Assistance Japan Arts Council
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