| SOUND OF THE SEA
A girl who has never seen the sea. Her childhood friend gives her the shell. "When you put your ear on the shell, you can hear the sound of waves.
Kenichiro Ashitaka/Toshinori Watanabe
Fiction | Drama | Japan | 2019 | 0:03:00
FLIPPED ALL THINGS
Everything is always changing. What was taken for granted until yesterday turns into something completely different. An abstract animation film using woodblock printing technique with the theme of impermanence.
Animation | Music Video | Japan | 2019 | 0:03:53
In Sibecha town, Hokkaido,
Picking flowers and collecting leaves draws together a tale of natural crayons.
Documentary | Other | Japan | 2019 | 0:05:09
In 2009, UNESCO said that Ainu Language is critically endangered. Today, none speaks Ainu as a mother language. Kenji SEKINE tries to make Ainu language alive and teaches it to the children in Nibutani, Hokkaido. However, he is not Ainu. 20 years ago, he just happened to visit Nibutani on the way of traveling. He met Maki there and got married with her next year. He became one of the most important people for the revival of Ainu language now.
Documentary | Portrait | Japan | 2019 | 0:09:59
LOSING HEAVEN - WHAT KIND OF PLANET WILL WE COME BACK TO NEXT LIFE?
A man is psychically sent to the future to witness the condition of our planet. What he sees and experiences forever changes his life.
Documentary | Environmental | USA | 2020 | 0:16:10
PLEASE GIVE ME POCKET TISSUES
She is "Sachiko", a single woman aged around 50 and has a boring life, and he is a young man who gives out tissues she sees on the way to work. This is the struggle of tissues between the two.
It is an action-comedy in which the unexpected truth and conclusion are continuously unfolded from the intention of both sides hidden in the struggle.
Fiction | Comedy | Japan | 2020 | 0:17:44
While The Camera Was Off
Shinpei is aspired to be a film director, but his camera is still on his desk today again. Yori wants to be an actress and it was her dream to be in Shinpei's film. Shinpei only dreams about film making, and frustrated Yori starts her own projects.
Fiction | Drama | Japan | 2020 | 0:18:13
THE WAY OF THE HERO
In the middle of the "Soran Dragon" show, a real monster suddenly appears at the site. Soran Dragon actors in hero suits cuts in the way when the monster attempts to attach the audience by his evil beam. In the ray of beam, the actor realized that he was in a different world. This is a story to question the philosophy behind local mascot culture, the fandom, or even the real definition of being a hero. Can be you a hero on your own?
Tomoki Kuroda / Takumi Shimada
Fiction | Action / Adventure | Japan | 2020 | 0:18:20