Okaasan (Mom) (Japan, 2018) [CAAMFest 2019]

Kana Hatakeyama is a New York based actress/filmmaker who may be familiar from American television shows such as Orange is the New Black (2013-) and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (2015-2019) but for her debut as a […]

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on May, 06 · in Reviews

Interview with Slowly Director Momoko Fukuda and Producer Jumpei Inoue [OAFF 2019]

Momoko Fukuda hails from Ibaraki City, Osaka Prefecture. After studying at the Japan Institute of the Moving Image, her graduation work Goodbye Mother (2014) was selected by a number of Japanese festivals including the Yubari […]

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on May, 04 · in Interviews

Interview with Akiyoshi Koba [OAFF 2019]

Akiyoshi Koba is a graduate of Taisho University’s Japanese Language and Literature course. He now works as a part-time lecturer at Nagaoka Zokei University and indie filmmaker. His oeuvre is a series of titles that […]

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on Apr, 23 · in Interviews

Kickstart This – The Depth of Yagen by Shigeru Okada

The Depth of Yagen, a stop-motion indie horror film by animator and author Shigeru Okada, is currently raising funds through Kickstarter. It promises to be something unique due to the style of animation and the […]

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on Apr, 21 · in Features


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