【ONLINE 5/19〜】Cinematic Tokyo Program
|Venue||iTSCOM STUDIO & HALL Futakotamagawa rise||2022.06.17 [Fri] 17:50 – 19:40|
|Venue||Online Screening||2022.05.19 [Thu] –|
Pay Phone 702
A young woman's favorite pay phone goes missing.
Kevin D'Angelo / 0:04:20 / Japan & United States / Drama / 2021
Tokyo Hyperlapse 2021
The film takes viewers on a time-lapse and hyper-lapse tour throughout post-Olympics Tokyo after the state of emergency was rescinded. Approximately 8,000 photographs were converted into images to create a dynamic view of Tokyo.
Hideo Ishikawa / 0:02:35 / Japan / Video art / 2021
Heavy rain has been hitting the facades of Tokyo. Masahiro is alone in his office. He calls his wife, who doesn’t seem to be excited about her husband’s overtime. He falls asleep on the computer during his monotonous paperwork. He has a nightmare. When he wakes up, nothing seems the way it used to be.
Michel Wild & Robert Schneider / 0:12:07 / Switzerland / Fantasy / 2021
On the way（Hiroki Sato – PROMOTION MOVIE)
He came to Tokyo to become an actor but found himself struggling in the city. His life becomes intermingled with a writer who had written a novel that closely resembles his own life. What did he discover about his lifestyle that made him reconsider his life?
Yutaka Tsunemachi / 0:06:40 / Japan / Drama / 2021
silence in TOKYO
In 2020, COVID-19 suddenly strikes the world. A state of emergency is declared and people disappear from the streets. The director, Katsuhiko Mori filmed the streets every night in a deserted Tokyo, documenting a landscape and an era that may never be seen again. Set to the universal sound of classical music.
Katsuhiko Mori / 0:22:24 / Japan / Documentary / 2021
Alien in Tokyo
An alien disguised as a human walks through the streets of Tokyo as he tries to navigates our world and understand the human condition.
Yoko Higuchi / 0:10:17 / Japan / Sci-Fi / 2021
- Special Screening
Edo, 1863. Aisuke Kajiki, a young blind swordsman, is entrusted the son of his best friend Toramaru Sakakibara, who is about to join the Shogun's Samurai Unit and promises to train him well. However, after Toramaru's death in battle, Eisuke drowns in a river and is transported in time to present-day Tokyo. Eisuke and his descendant, Ryusei, a college student, go to meet Toramaru's descendant, Taiga, a swimmer. The blind samurai's promise to his best friend in Edo is fulfilled 160 years later in present-day Tokyo through para-swimming.
Hiroki Horanai / 0:24:58 / Japan / Drama / 2022
SSFF & ASIA 2022 Official Competition Sponsor
Japan Visualmedia Translation Academy