SHORT FILMS [JAP] - LINE UP
NO GIRL IS WITHOUT 7 ENEMIES (2020)
Daisuke Kamijo 大輔 上條
Rinka belongs to the Film Study Association.
She couldn't tell member that I would transfer next month.
At that time, the adviser informs you of the abolition. The only way to escape is to shoot a movie!?
Can they complete the movie?
369 * 567 * 666
20XX years, some country...
The so-called 567 (corona) virus was rampant all over the world. The spread of the virus created walls everywhere. A prisoner says: "The wall was already there, it just became visible."
Invisible viruses, overflowing information, accelerating anxiety, revealing divisions, visible walls, unreachable words and thoughts ...
Is there a disappointment or hope ...
A conversation drama of prisoners, journalists, and attorneys through a prison visitor room and acrylic walls.
HARU'S NEW YEAR (2018)
Alice Il Shin
Haru’s New Year is a short film about isolation and solitude in a new land. Having recently arrived in Canada on New Year’s Eve, Haru finds difficulty in relating to the other girls at school on account of language barriers while searching for a new friend.
Through her stream-of-conscious testimony, 40-something widow, Tomoko Tanai, recounts her experience of dating a man 15 years her junior、Satoshi、a handsome prince-charming who may not be what he seems.
TIME MACHINE (2020)
Kurumi Hakamata 袴田くるみ
This animation contains the scenes of sexual assault and violence.Viewer discretion is advised.
What would you do if one of your family or friends told you that he or she was sexually assaulted? The victims of sexual assault are often blamed. Some people say a victim’s behavior causes sexual assault. It happens when a person decides to hurt someone. It is never a victim’s fault. Victims need to have listened. They need to be believed. When someone talked about their experience, please remember that they are talking to you because they trust you.If you believe them, you can help them.
HERE AND ELSEWHERE, ON AND ON (2017)
Yoshimasa Jimbo 神保慶政
What is the difference between children and adults? Nine-year-old Motoho gave herself this assignment for summer break homework and in order to answer her question she goes around the neighborhood interviewing people. At the same time, a film crew is also filming in the same town, based on the feelings invoked by the words “far away…”
MY LITTLE GOAT (2018)
A mother goat tries to help her children who have been eaten by a wolf, but one is missing!
RICE BALL (2018)
Oishi Yusuke 大石結介
A father and a son return from the crematory. The father made rice balls for his son, but the shape was also round and big. The son feels a sense of incompatibility with the taste different from rice balls made by his mother. But the son knows the promises his parents kept secret for him. Then the son continued to eat the rice ball filled with the kindness of his father and mother.
KIMCHI - NATTO (2009)
Alice Il Shin
In Korea, a high-school girl named Hana learns of her mother’s death along with a lifelong secret: that her mother is a Japanese immigrant. Traveling to Japan to reconcile with her grandmother, Tayeko, who had been unknown to her all this time, Hana tries to find ways to make connections with her mother’s past. If she is to get passed Tayeko’s icy exterior, though, she will need to confront their shared language barriers, national prejudice, and most of all, food.