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International Competition [One Title Section]

National Programmes

57 selected works will be screened out of 2,595 submitted films in total for the competition. The films in the One Title Section were devided into 3 categories: International Programmes, National Programmes, and Family & Children Programmes. Out of the selected 57 works in the One Title Section, only one title will win the Grand Prix.
A selection of national short films in 2 programmes, N-A and N-B, which comprise of 12 works in total will be screened.


Total Time 1:24:24 タイムテーブル
Date Time Place
Wed 06 Oct 2010 18:00-19:30 White Rock Theater
Sun 10 Oct 2010 16:00-17:30 White Rock Theater

NHK Hoshi Shin-ichi Shortshort "Free Telephone"

0:04:07 / Animation /

PANTOGRAPH / Japan / 2009・Producer: Yamamoto Akem i/ Torimoto Hideaki ・ Subtitles: Marina Hoshi Whyte / Kim Hines・(c)NHK / TELECOM STAFF

A science fiction foreseeing today about high-tech future telephone devices. All calls are free of charge, but there is a reason for it.


Never Let Me Go

0:26:00 / Fiction /

Ms. Sayaka Fukui / Japan / 2010

One day, a frustrated female novelist gets a letter asking her to write what is written on it, which will potentially affect her relationship.

学生監督作品 女性監督作品

Googuri Googuri

0:08:23 / Animation /

Ms. Yoshiko Misumi / Japan / 2010

‘Googuri Googuri’ is a secret language between a girl and her grandfather. Her imaginative world opens up.


Frog In the Well

0:15:00 / Fiction /

Mr. Ken Ochiai / Japan / 2010

Jo, a recluse from Tokyo, embarks on a solitary journey across Japan to find that he has been “a frog in the well”.

過激な表現 女性監督作品

Last ecstacy

0:16:00 / Fiction /

Ms. CICA Oyama / Japan / 2009

Akane regularly checks on “suicide sites”. One morning, she gets a message from a man asking her to commit “double-suicide” with him.


bi jyo

0:14:54 / Fiction /

Mr. Shunsuke Minowa / Japan / 2009

Kaoruko has an excessively sensitive nose, which has been causing her trouble, but she finds out there’s a cure for it.


Total Time 1:25:34 タイムテーブル
Date Time Place
Fri 08 Oct 2010 18:00-19:30 White Rock Theater
Mon 11 Oct 2010 14:00-15:30 White Rock Theater


0:03:25 / Documentary /

Mr. Yuki Ono / Japan / 2010

A self-photolog of a journey around Asia in 405 days. The face gradually changes over the road trip.


Komaneko's Christmas

0:20:00 / Animation /

Mr. Tsuneo Goda / Japan / 2009

Komaneko warmly describes the family ties, whose members live long distances from one another.



0:15:58 / Fiction /

Mr. Hajime Ishida / Japan / 2010

In a futuristic world where the ancient Japanese tradition carries on, a man with a prosthetic arm fights a mysterious woman with swords.



0:21:00 / Fiction /

Mr. Shoh Kataoka / Japan / 2010

After a girl left the town, a boy, not being able to forget about the girl, enters her family’s empty house.


waiting for...

0:03:54 / Fiction /

Mr. Shunsuke Minowa / Japan / 2009

Two robbers await in the car for their fellow robbers, but they are not turning up. They get impatient and start fighting.



0:21:17 / Fiction /

Mr. Dean Yamada / Japan / 2009

A loner's bicycle is mysteriously stolen piece by piece. He receives an envelope containing a list of addresses where he can retrieve the pieces.

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