the film A Stone Appears

Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia 2019 Autumn Screening

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The 21st Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia (SSFF & ASIA), a qualifying film festival for the annual Academy Awards and one of Asia’s largest international short film festivals, will hold its autumn screening event (co-organized by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government) in association with the 32nd edition of the Tokyo International Film Festival.

About 30 short films will be screened at this annual event aimed at spreading the world of short film and supporting up-and-coming filmmakers. The lineup includes SSFF & ASIA 2019’s George Lucas Award (Grand Prix) winner Down There, the Japan premiere of A Stone Appears starring Bill Skarsgård (It Chapter Two), and Clover, which marks the directorial debut of Masaki Suda, one Japan’s emerging stars.

The lineup includes special programs featuring talented young actors and actresses, remarkable animation creators from around the world, brilliant female filmmakers and actresses at the forefront of short film. Actresses Yurina Yanagi and Haruka Imou will make appearances at the screenings.

A selection of the free 90-minute programs will include English subtitles. A seminar for creators will be held on October 19, led by film director Ryusuke Hamaguchi, known for the Cannes nominated Asako I & II. The Branded Shorts program, focusing on branding movies of companies, will also be screened, and a talk event with professionals in the ad industry will be held.

Check the event website for a complete schedule.

Feature image: A Stone Appears

Event Details

  • Date:

    Oct. 17, 2019 - Oct. 20, 2019

  • Time:

    11:00 - 20:40

  • Price:

    Free

  • More Info:

    Event Website

  • Location:

    Tokyo Photographic Art Museum
    1-13-3 Mita, Meguro-ku

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Event Details

  • Date:

    Oct. 17, 2019 - Oct. 20, 2019

  • Time:

    11:00 - 20:40

  • Price:

    Free

  • More Info:

    Event Website

  • Location:

    Tokyo Photographic Art Museum
    1-13-3 Mita, Meguro-ku

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