Shorts Showcase: ndjc, vol. 2

July 23, 2019
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Shorts Showcase

Since 2007, the Visual Industry Promotion Organization (VIPO) has supported the development of Japanese film through its New Directions in Japanese Cinema (ndjc) program, which cultivates talented young filmmakers through workshops and provides them the opportunity to produce 30-minute narrative shorts, shot on 35mm film.

Free and open to the public on a first-come, first-served basis.


International Premiere

Farewell Family

Kohei Sanada

During the one-year memorial of his late beloved father, a soon-to-be father (Hoshi Ishida) struggles to reconcile his feelings of loss and receives support from his mother, sister and wife.

2019. 30 min.

International Premiere

Quiet Hide-and-Seek

Kan Yamamoto

The mother (Mari Hamada) of young children disappears into the attic without warning to see how her self-centered, boutique bathroom-selling husband will react to her “running away.”

2019. 28 min.

Part of JAPAN CUTS 2019

  • Tuesday, July 23, 2019
  • 5:00 pm