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A Balance 由宇子の天秤

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A Balance 由宇子の天秤

Directed by Yujiro Harumoto
Documentary director Yuko is working on a piece about a bullied schoolgirl’s suicide when she discovers that her…

FIRE CRAFT

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FIRE CRAFT

Directed by NAOKI MATSUURA
In a certain world, a boy finds scissors left as a memento of his father who has died.…

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Directed by Masaya Tsutsumi
Tokyo, summer 2020. In a “One Coin English Cafe” where participants can enjoy English conversation for a small…

In the Shadow of the Pines

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In the Shadow of the Pines

Directed by Anne Koizumi
In the Shadow of the Pines is an animated short documentary about a difficult father-daughter relationship. Drawing on…

ITO

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ITO

Directed by Satoko YOKOHAMA
Ito, a high school student in far north Tsugaru, plays the Tsugaru shamisen as a hobby. She learned…

Make-Believers

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Make-Believers

Directed by Kenjo McCurtain
In this whimsical romantic musical, Masa hires rental actress and aspiring dancer Kanako to pose as his fiancée…

Parabola

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Parabola

Directed by Lee Shorten
Makoto, a Japanese-American single mother struggles to reconcile with her estranged father, Musashi, following his recent release from…

Pompo the Cinephil 映画大好きポンポさん

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Pompo the Cinephil 映画大好きポンポさん

Directed by Hirao Takayuki
Pompo is a talented and gutsy producer in “Nyallywood,” the movie-making capital of the world. Although she’s known…

Shiro, the Giant, and the Castle of Ice

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Shiro, the Giant, and the Castle of Ice

Directed by Okamoto
The story takes place in Minamishimabara City, Nagasaki Prefecture. Shiro, a third-year junior high school student, was spending…

Sneeze!

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Sneeze!

Directed by Yuki Takashima
A few years have passed since society collapsed due to the coronavirus. Gang members living in an abandoned…

WAO

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WAO

Directed by Emi Yasumura
Wao encounters three strange people: they are aliens, and Wao is told that he must return to his…

Yokomeshi

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Yokomeshi

Directed by Dom Cutrupi
Nero, Sumi, Rainbow, Rakesh and Leonie all speak different languages. They communicate via Polyglob, an instant-translation device. When…