Award Winning Shorts Program 3

This program screens a variety of short films including a stop motion animation featuring Takimi Saitoh as the main character, and a drama which won the Best Short Award in the International Competition.

Ebisu / 10/19 thu 17:00-18:30
Ebisu / 10/20 fri 15:00-16:30
Ebisu / 10/21 fri 13:00-14:30
Features Tom Hughes from "about Time"


David Lea/15:29/UK/Drama/2009

Nineteen year old Jason is isolated by his autism obsessively boxing up everyday objects, each representing experiences he needs to control. When items suddenly go missing from the storage boxes, Jason's world is forced to rub up against a more alien one, ours.

Japan Competition Audience Award

April fish

Kazutomo Ogata & Eiichi Takahashi /20:30/Japan/Comedy/2016

Kazuya's 27th birthday. He and his girlfriend had planned to spend his birthday together but she has to go on a business trip. Alone, he decides to call for a call girl as a present for himself but a colleague from work makes an unexpected visit to help him celebrate...

Asia International Competition Best Actor Award


Jero Yun/20:00/South Korea/Drama/2016

One late afternoon, a mysterious guy tries to hitchhike in the middle of nowhere, but nobody wants to give him a ride. It is getting quite dark, a small van driver suddenly stops because he sees a man standing in front of his vehicle. The strange guy jumps in the car...


Toshiko Hata/10:41/Japan/Animation/2017

Romeros is an alien investigor who looks like an alpaca. When he lands on Earth, he finds his spaceship damaged and becomes disconnected with his planet. He arrives on a mountain where people wearing weird masks are waiting for him.

Official Competition International


Zoe McIntosh/14:55/New Zealand/Drama/2017

Eight-year-old Jesse lives in a twilight world of sadness and silence, squeezed into a tiny caravan with his grief-stricken father. The child intuitively understands that looking forward is harder than looking back. An accidental friendship with a transsexual allows Jesse to liberate them both.

Ebisu / 10/19 thu 17:00-18:30
Ebisu / 10/20 fri 15:00-16:30
Ebisu / 10/21 fri 13:00-14:30

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