Discover Beauty Program
|Venue||TOKYO PHOTOGRAPHIC ART MUSEUM||2022.10.23 [Sun] 11:00 - 12:40|
FY 2021 Japan Cultural Expo Project Presented and Co-presented by Japan Arts Council and Agency for Cultural Affairs, Government of Japan Special Production Short
The Old Woman Skin
- Special Screening
"""I don't like to be told I'm beautiful.""
Before going to Tokyo from her hometown of Mishima, Fukushima Prefecture, Kyoko stopped by at Tsuchiyu Onsen and was handed an ""old woman's skin."" This allowed her transform herself into an old woman, enabling her to find out what's truly in the heart of the man she cares about ..."
Hiroki Inoue / 0:19:56 / Japan / Drama / 2021
Somewhere in the Ukrainian hills, near the Romanian border, Gigi celebrates Malanka, a pagan festival where bears are heroes.
Paul-Louis Léger & Pascal Messaoudi / 0:13:00 / France / Non-Fiction / 2019
Ta Moko – Behind the Tattooed Face
Maori face tattooing, t? moko, is a tradition that almost died out through colonization. Bernard and Sapphire are passionate about seeing Maori communities unite and heal through rediscovering their customs. This film follows their pain and triumph as they receive face tattoos of their own.
Mick Andrews & David Atkinson / 0:12:14 / New Zealand / Non-Fiction / 2019
TEZUTSU -fire flower town-
Tezutsu hand-held fireworks have continued their tradition for 450 years in Aichi prefecture. How do the youths feel when experiencing this tradition for the first time in their lives?
Tatsuya Ino / 0:12:12 / Japan / Non-Fiction / 2017
The hidden history of four mysterious boulders on Waikiki Beach?and the mystical transgender healing spirits within them.
Dean Hamer, Hinaleimoana Wong-Kalu, & Joe WIlson / 0:08:30 / USA / Animation / 2020
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
Mom’s Celestial Robe of Feathers
- 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 / 0:21:29 / Japan / Drama / 2022
Committee for Short Shorts Film Festival Asia