The Short Shorts Film Festival as well as Asia, among Asia’s biggest film events held every year in Tokyo, will certainly occur from Sept. 16 to 27 after being held off for 3 months due to the unique coronavirus episode, its coordinator claimed Wednesday.
The festival, with some programs provided online, will certainly display around 200 short movies from 112 nations as well as areas. These consist of “Incoherence” guided by Bong Joon Ho, the victor of the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival in 2019 as well as 4 Academy Awards the exact same year, as well as “The Black Ghiandola” starring Johnny Depp as well as David Lynch.
Singaporean filmmaker Yee Wei Chai holds his prize after winning the Grand Prix George Lucas Award at the Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia in Tokyo’s Shibuya Ward on June 17, 2018. (Kyodo)
Online testings of the movies as well as live streaming of the opening as well as honor events will certainly be readily available to viewers for the very first time because the occasion was very first held in 1999, according to the coordinator.
“Our desire is to create, with your participation, a new era for our festival,” its owner Tetsuya Bessho claimed in a news release.
The festival, accredited by the Academy Awards, was originally established to be held in between June 4 as well as 14.