Nunchaku and Soul (Japan, 2019) [OAFF 2019]

Director Akiyoshi Koba is a part-time lecturer at Nagaoka Zokei University and an indie filmmaker whose works feature a mixture of everyday settings dusted with a little sci-fi and tweaked with comedy. Titles include Slippers […]

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on Mar, 10 · in Reviews

Wild Tour (Japan, 2018) [OAFF 2019]

Sho Miyake made waves with his 2012 sophomore feature Playback (2012), a time slip drama shot in monochrome which was officially screened at the 65th Locarno International Film Festival and won him international attention. Since […]

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on Mar, 08 · in Reviews

Sisterhood (Japan, 2018) [OAFF 2019]

The only constant in life is change and we are living through massive changes, not least with regard to the battle for gender equality which has been marked most recently by the #MeToo movement which […]

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on Mar, 07 · in Reviews

Hana (South Korea/Japan, 2018) [OAFF 2019]

Hana is a Korea-Japan co-production from newbie director Mai Nakanishi. Originally from Tokyo, she has spent much of her career abroad working in various roles on a wide range of international projects including working as […]

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on Mar, 06 · in Reviews

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