Saturday, July 7 at 9 pm
Sunday, July 15 at 1:40 pm
The Art & Architecture School of Waseda University is a creative space for talented young artists. These four directors, all graduates of this program, present originality in storytelling, along with technical achievements in their works. Part of Nippon Connection Festival on Tour, shorts in this program include:
Welcome to the awesome world of the creator, hiichan, in this psychedelic animation. 2004, 5 min. By hiichan.
Night of Pig’s Trotters (Tonsoku no yoru)
A father on the run, a daughter with a toothache, a wife with a secret date…2005, 24 min. By Naoto Kaneko.
Running Girl (Hashiru onna)
A half-naked girl runs through this animated film.
2003, 4 min. By hiichan.
Ordinary People (Futsu no hitotachi)
Naoko seeks security and satisfaction in a public toilet. Today there is an old man in the next cabin. 2006, 27 min. By Hisashi Wakamatsu.
When Alexandros gets hurt, his father starts working for the mob to finance the medical treatment of his son. 2005, 40 min. By Yukiko Nakane.
Tickets: Free admission. First-come, first-served.
Nippon Connection Festival on Tour was compiled by Nippon Connection, the Japanese film festival in Frankfurt, Germany. Since 2000, Nippon Connection is fast becoming one of the leading festivals devoted to contemporary Japanese films. http://www.nipponconnection.de/
See overview of JAPAN CUTS: Festival of New Japanese Film.
- July 15, 2007
- 1:40 pm