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PROGRAM - Cinemafest

Cinemafest

  • The entries of Cinemafest, which targets the taste of a broader audience, encompass numerous regions, genres, and styles.

    Menashe, which earned a huge sensation in this year's Sundance Film Festival, is a growth show of mid-life in Jewish community of Brooklyn. Swagger, which demonstrates an acceptance for creative genre, is a documentary musical that notes daily living of colored adolescents growing in a rural ghetto of Paris.

    In terms of regional distribution, the Japanese remains strong since a total of four Japanese films are showing. With the theme of humanity, Mothers of Fukushima: Eiko & Yoshiko, a documentary film based on daily living of a Fukushima refugee after the disaster, The Most Beautiful Village in the World, another documentary film of Nepal community overcoming an earthquake, Poetry Angel, a comedy about stories of farmers and students trying to express themselves, and Start Line, a film of a woman director with hearing disabilities and her bicycle trip for fifty-seven days, bring out fun and touch
    the heart of people.

    Based on a graphic novel by Raymond Breggs, Ethel & Ernest is a moving animation asking for the meaning of family by looking into the history of parents. Another distinctive adventure drama, The Duelist, is the work of Aleksey Mizgirev, an
    independent film director from Russia.
  • Cinemafest Ethel & Ernest
    Roger MAINWOOD
    UK201694minDCPAnimation
  • Cinemafest Menashe
    Joshua Z. WEINSTEIN
    USA, Israel201682minDCPFiction
  • Cinemafest Ministry of Love
    Pavo MARINKOVIC
    Croatia, Czech Republic2016103minDCPFiction
  • International Premiere
    Cinemafest Mothers of Fukushima: Eiko & Yoshiko
    FURUI Mizue
    Japan201695minDCPDocumentary
  • Cinemafest Poetry Angel
    IIZUKA Toshimitsu
    Japan201795minHDFiction
  • International Premiere
    Cinemafest Start Line
    IMAMURA Ayako
    Japan2016112minHDDocumentary
  • Asian Premiere
    Cinemafest Swagger
    Olivier BABINET
    France201684minDCPDocumentary
  • Cinemafest The Duelist
    Alexey MIZGIREV
    Russia2016110minDCPFiction
  • International Premiere
    Cinemafest The Most Beautiful Village in the World
    ISHIKAWA Bon
    Japan2017108minDCPDocumentary
  • Cinemafest The Sense of an Ending
    Ritesh BATRA
    UK2017108minDCPFiction