FY 2022 Japan Cultural Expo Project Presented and Co-presented by Japan Arts Council and Agency for Cultural Affairs, Government of Japan Special Production Short
- Special Screening
"“There are many things that I don’t like.”
The traffic jam on the way to Naha, my debt-ridden father, my best friend’s boyfriend, milk, and my hometown, Shioya-wan.”
Why did my beautiful mother marry my father? Ruri tried to escape from these thoughts as she faced an uncertain future. Then, one day, she learns of her mother’s past, but…"
- Kazuhiro Taira
He made his directorial debut in 2014 with the film “Amboina Can't Kill” & won the 15th TAMA NEW WAVE Un Certain Regard, Suspense NEWWAVE Award. In 2015 he wrote & directed "Yarazu no machi, Koza no Ame", which was screened at the Okinawa International Film Festival. In 2016, he won the 3rd New Directors Film Festival Special Award for his film "Kugiuchi no ballad.” In 2020, he won the Runner-up Grand Prix in the Drama category at the Japan Commercial Broadcasters Association Awards for his QAB special drama "Panauru ōkoku monogatari. " In 2022, "Miracle City Koza," which he directed and wrote, was released in theaters nationwide. He has also worked on several TV programs in Okinawa Prefecture, including "Tōgyū senshi waido" and " Ryūkyū torauma naito," as well as corporate promotions in and outside of Okinawa Prefecture.
|Screenings venue||schedule||Online Screenings / Ticket Reservation|
|Venues||TOKYO PHOTOGRAPHIC ART MUSEUM||2022.10.23 [Sun] 11:00 - 12:40|
Mick Andrews & David Atkinson / 0:12:14 / New Zealand / Non-Fiction / 2019
Dean Hamer, Hinaleimoana Wong-Kalu, & Joe WIlson / 0:08:30 / USA / Animation / 2020
Hiroki Inoue / 0:19:56 / Japan / Drama / 2021
Paul-Louis Léger & Pascal Messaoudi / 0:13:00 / France / Non-Fiction / 2019
Tatsuya Ino / 0:12:12 / Japan / Non-Fiction / 2017