Your Story Matters

May 2021

Festival MC's

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Russell Goodall

Russell Goodall is a Japanese interpreter / MC / narrator from New Zealand who started off as a TV director, and is today still involved in the TV & film industry. A fan of good films and a true fan of Star Wars since 1977. 

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Hana Alexis Tanaka

Musical actress born in Seattle, raised in Tokyo.

Since graduating from SOPHIA University has been working in films, voice acting and as an English teacher.

Schedule

5/7 (Friday)

6:30 PM – Doors Open

7:00 PM – Opening Ceremony

7:15 – 8:30 – Screening

  • 20dB Hiroyuki Nishiyama(Japan)
  • Lemon & Honey  Keiko Umenoki(Japan)
  • That Mother  Tomoya Itabashi(Japan)
  • The Music Box  Joe Chang(Canada)
  • Pay Phone  Yurugu Matsumoto(Japan)
  • The Bell  Ryusei Emi(Japan)

5/8 (Saturday)

9:30 AM – Doors Open

10:00 – 12:30PM – Screening

  • An Old Man Lives In An Island Chih-Cheng Chang(Taiwan)
  • Slough Haruna Tanaka(Japan)
  • Tapioca Dairy Takashi Okado, Jon Cox(Japan)
  • Song Sparrow Farzaneh Omidvarnia(Denmark)
  • Chocolate Cake & Ice Cream Steve Cowden(USA)
  • Faleminderit  Nicolas Neuhold (Luxembourg)
  • Cat’s Home Shinobu Imao(Japan)

Aida Chris Graham (America) Special Screening

1:30 – 3:00 PM – Screening

  • Ice Ball Nathaniel Schmidt (Australia)
  • The Winter Xin Li (Australia) 
  • Little Wishes Masato Ozawa
  • Zealandia  Bruno du Bois (New Zealand)
  • Breath Hiroyuki Nishiyama (Japan)

3:30 – 5:30 PM – Screening

  • Lemmings Yosuke Sumi (Japan)
  • Gatcha Susan Huang, Stacy Moon, Nadya Sugiarto (USA)
  • Blue & Yellow Christopher Combs(Japan)
  • Lunch in the Bathroom Maiko Hamasaki (Japan)
  • Or, The Tiny Sound of War Tomomi Muraguchi (Japan)

5:45 – 6:00 PM – Best Picture Award and Audience Award Ceremony

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