Slowly (Japan, 2019) [OAFF 2019]

Momoko Fukuda is a director from Ibaraki City, Osaka Prefecture. She studied at the Japan Institute of the Moving Image and her graduation work Goodbye Mother (2014) was selected for big festivals such as the […]

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Whole (Japan, 2019) [OAFF 2019]

In recent years, the rise of mixed-race Japanese has become a hot topic with “hafu”, a word which is taken from the English word “half”, becoming more visible thanks to sports and entertainment personalities like […]

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on Mar, 14 · in Reviews

Randen: The Comings and Goings on a Kyoto Tram (Japan, 2019) [OAFF 2019]

Opening the Osaka Asian Film Festival 2019 is the world premiere of Randen: The Comings and Goings on a Kyoto Tram, a love-letter to the local tram that runs in the west of Kyoto City […]

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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


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