Language

Japanese

BAKEMONO

Film

BAKEMONO

Directed by Jorge Lucas, Sumire Takamatsu
After her parents tell her a scary story, a young girl invites the monster into their home.
Special Presentations

DANCING MARY

Film

DANCING MARY

Directed by SABU
A municipal office in charge of demolishing an old building and replacing it with a modern complex fails…

FINDING DOHI

Film

FINDING DOHI

Directed by Amber McClure
Holding a stack of letters she cannot translate, a 3rd generation Japanese American sets out on an uplifting…

HORIMONO: JAPAN’S TATTOO PILGRIMAGE

Film

HORIMONO: JAPAN’S TATTOO PILGRIMAGE

Directed by David Caprara, Kira Dane
Despite the taboos surrounding traditional horimono tattoos in Japan, a group of tattooed pilgrims practice a centuries-old, holy…

KINOKO

Film

KINOKO

Directed by Erika Gomi
A couple of mushrooms have a fun day out!

MAKHALISS

Film

MAKHALISS

Directed by Koji Yamamoto
A cold-hearted reaper, Makhaliss, meets a dying teenage girl who suffers from the guilt of leaving her mother…

MICHELLE

Film

MICHELLE

Directed by Kenya Gillespie
A shy 10-year-old girl fights off her bullies with a little help from her idol: decorated U.S. figure…

ONE SQUARE MILE, 10,000 VOICES

Film

ONE SQUARE MILE, 10,000 VOICES

Directed by Halsey Burgund, Sue Ding
A location-based, participatory audio documentary about place, memory, and injustice.

POW! WOW! JAPAN

Film

POW! WOW! JAPAN

Directed by Kyle Perron, Nico Serneo
Pow! Wow! Worldwide, an artist collective, travels to Japan.

SOREJYA TAKA

Film

SOREJYA TAKA

Directed by Jason Guerrero
In a time of personal crisis, a woman reaches out to her friends, but finds all the solace…
Documentary Features

TOKYO HULA

Film

TOKYO HULA

Directed by Lisette Marie Flanary
Explore the explosive popularity of the hula dance in Japan, from both Native Hawaiian and Japanese perspectives.