5th Sapporo Short Fest 2010
Out of Competiton and the programmes form selected film festivals.
In Midnight Programme, we aimed for a new approach in selecting films for adults, featuring 2 documentaries and 2 fictions. Kinbaku is a documentary about Kinbaku-shi, tying artists, and Dirty Martini portrays the Burlesque depicting New York's underground. Saam Farahmand presents sexy and rather lewd, Study After Cruel Intentions, and Fencer by a Latvian director, Astra Zoldnere, in which a married woman's dull life gets enlivened by her sexual escapades.
|Total Time 1:29:45|
|2010.10.08(Fri)||22:00〜23:30||Sapporo Toho Plaza|
0:29:00 / Documentary
Mr. Jouni Hokkanen / Finland / 2009
The sacred quality of the tying exists in Japanese bondage arts. An erotic, spiritual, artistic connection between those who are doing it.
0:16:01 / Fiction
Ms. Astra Zoldnere / Latvia / 2009
A young married housewife’s dull routine is enlivened as she spies on the sexual escapades of her fencing instructor neighbour.
Study After Cruel Intentions
0:20:44 / Fiction
Mr. Saam Farahmand / United kingdom /2009
A story of five enchanting women on a disorientating and humorous journey at the end of a long, lost evening.。
0:24:00 / Documentary
Mr. Iban Del Campo / Spain / 2009
Burlesque is the new punk, says Dirty Martini, revealing some secrets of his art in night clubs and cabarets in New York’s Off-Off Broadway.
A selection of films by local directors in Hokkaido.
|Total Time 0:41:09|
|2010.10.11(Mon/National Holyday)||12:00〜13:30||White Rock Theater|
Yotsuya Alpha beta
0:06:20 / Animation
Ms. Nana Anzai / Japan / 2010
A girl gets dragged out of bed on a surreal journey in Yotsuya where she lives. The story is told alphabetically in the traditional storytelling.
KUROMAME HAPPY LAND [GREMLONS]
0:04:10 / Animation
Mr. Katsutoshi Kawabe / Japan / 2010
A family gets a package from their father from abroad containing mysterious medicine, which they are told not to take.
Across the Milky Way
0:30:00 / Fiction
Mr. Yuki Yoshii / Japan / 2010
A girl with disabled legs meets a boy, whose magic enables her to walk only when she holds hands with him at night.
0:05:23 / Fiction
Toshinori Watanabe/ Japan / 2009
A music video filmed in Otaru, with the singer's tender voice and emotional melody.
0:12:23 / Fiction
Mr. Mizuki Abe / Japan / 2010
An old man regularly watches a boys’ baseball team practicing in the field, and he passes them his wisdom.
0:10:00 / Fiction
Kyoshi Sugita / Japan / 2009
A woman meets an ex-lover, who had dissapeared from Otaru.
0:04:20 / Music Clip
Mr. Eiji Shimada / Japan / 2010
Once there was a time when we were together and talked about our future The sky was clear and blue. Wind blows and pass through me.
0:13:16 / Fiction
Mr. Shoh Kataoka / Japan / 2009
A man is writing a suicide note in the park. A girl appears from behind, and tells him he should write it better.