Award Winning Shorts Program 1

The Best Short of the Cinematic Tokyo Competition and short films directed by famous Korean actor Keun-suk Jang and Japanese comedian Gori will be screened in this program.

Ebisu / 10/19 thu 13:00-14:30
Ebisu / 10/20 fri 11:00-12:30
Ebisu / 10/21 sat 19:00-20:30
Cinematic Tokyo Competition Best Short Award/Governor of Tokyo Award


Shuichi Bamba/3:37/Japan/Drama, Video Art/2016

The passion & heat of Tokyo depicted by 4 girls as you've never seen before. The girls perform & synchronize to the rhythms & beats of "Neo Tokyo-Ondo."

Features Naomi Scott from "Power Ranger"

Hello, Again

Tom Ruddock/11:34/UK/Drama/2014

Hello, Again is a drama about Owen. After a sleepless night from his Mothers funeral the day before, he decides to avoid his father and visit her grave. Through a misunderstanding he meets Maura, an interesting girl who’s visiting her recently deceased Father’s grave. Together they try to find a way to connect with the loved ones they’ve lost.

Asia International Competition Audience Award

The Great Legacy

Keun-suk Jang/9:29/South Korea/Drama/2016

Jun-Suk is drowning in debt. Jun-Suk’s father (Young-Pal) left him a bank account but he went into coma before telling him it’s PIN. Jun-Suk keeps on talking to his father who’s in coma. One day Young-Pal’s electro-cardiogram reacts to Jun-Suk’s voice. The numbers on the electro-cardiogram seem like a PIN…

Japan Competition Audience Award


Nobuyuki Miyake/16:36/Japan/Drama/2017

With sirens blaring outside, Abbas breaks into the room of an old Japanese man named Toyoshige. He lifts Toyoshige onto his back & carries him out the door. As they descend the stairs the last few days of bias & misjudgment become clear.

CG Animation Competition Best Short

Way of Giants

Alois Di Leo/11:52/Brazil/Animation/2016

“Way of Giants” is a poetical search for purpose and reason that follows the story of Oquirá, a six year old indigenous girl, as she confronts the cycle of life and the concept of destiny. The film explores the forces in nature, music and our connection with earth.

Japan Competition Best Short Award/Governor of Tokyo Award, Best Actor Award



A dysfunctional family reunites for the traditional "bone washing ceremony" on Aguni Island. The family face themselves and are able to begin the healing process.

Ebisu / 10/19 thu 13:00-14:30
Ebisu / 10/20 fri 11:00-12:30
Ebisu / 10/21 sat 19:00-20:30

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