Next Directors of the Asian Omnibus Film Series: Asian Three-Fold Mirror is announced!

投稿日: カテゴリー Asian Three-fold Mirror 2018, NEWS

The second installment of the Asian omnibus film series Asian Three-Fold Mirror is launched now and this time, the three directors Daishi Matsunaga (Japan), Edwin (Indonesia), Degena Yun (China) have been announced to collaborate for the project.

This Asian Three-Fold Mirror project brings three talented directors from Japan and other Asian countries together to co-create a series of omnibus films with a common theme. The series follows up on Asian Three-Fold Mirror 2016: Reflections, as the second installment featuring the young new directors to this project from Japan, Indonesia, and China. Production is now under way, to be completed in time for its world premiere at the 31st Tokyo International Film Festival in 2018. Don’t miss it!

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Profiles of Directors

Daishi Matsunaga (Japan)
Daishi Matsunaga (Japan)Born in 1974, Tokyo. Matsunaga started his career as an actor and then directed music videos and commercials, as well as a television series, Rescue Fire. His widely acclaimed documentary, Pyuupiru (11), was featured in numerous international film festivals including Rotterdam, Jeonju and Paris Cinema. His first narrative film, Pieta in the Toilet (15), was a smash hit. His latest film Ototoki, a documentary about legendary Japanese rock band THE YELLOW MONKEY, will be released in November 2017. It will be screened at the 22nd Busan International Film Festival and the 30th TIFF.

Edwin (Indonesia)
Edwin (Indonesia)Born in Surabaya, Indonesia in 1978, Edwin obtained a diploma in Graphic Design from Petra University and studied film at the Jakarta Institute of Arts, where he liberated his passion for filmmaking, utilizing spontaneous, flexible and fun approaches. His first feature Blind Pig Who Wants to Fly (08) received the FIPRESCI Prize at the International Film Festival Rotterdam 2009 and his short film Kara, The Daughter of A Tree (05) was the first Indonesian film to be shown at the Director’s Fortnight in Cannes 2005. His latest film Postcards From The Zoo (12) was nominated for Golden Bear at the 2012 Berlinale.

Degena Yun (China)
Degena Yun (China)Born in Inner Mongolia in 1984, Degena Yun graduated from the University of London and earned a MA in Film Directing from Beijing Film Academy. She made her feature debut with Latitude 52 (12), which was nominated at the Montreal World Film Festival. Her second feature, A Simple Goodbye (15), won the Spirit of Asia Award by the Japan Foundation Asia Center at the 28th TIFF as well as Torino, Xining and Minneapolis.

General Producer: Satoru Iseki (Japan)
Born in 1943, Iseki started his film career at Nippon Herald while an undergraduate of Waseda University. After participating in Nagisa Oshima’s Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence (83) and Akira Kurosawa’s Ran (85), he established Nippon Film Development and Finance in 1991 and produced Naked Lunch (91) , Howards End (92) and others. He has produced numerous international film co-productions including Smoke (95), The Emperor and The Assassin (98), The World‘s Fastest Indian (05) and A Battle of Wits (06). 2001, he established HARK inc.

[Screening Information] 9/18 (Mon) & 9/23 (Sat) Focus on Asia Fukuoka International Film Festival

投稿日: カテゴリー Asian Three-fold Mirror 2016: Reflections, NEWS

Asian Three-Fold Mirror 2016: Reflections will be screened at Focus on Asia Fukuoka International Film Festival on September 18 and 23, 2017. Q & A sessions by director Sotho Kulikar and Isao Yukisada are scheduled after each screening.

Focus on Asia Fukuoka International Film Festival will be held from September 15 (Fri) to 24 (Sun), 2017.

Event Details

Date & Time -September 18 (Mon), 2017 12:50PM-
*Q&A session with Dir. Sotho Kulikar
-September 23 (Sat), 2017 1:10PM-
* Q&A session with Dir. Isao Yukisada
Venue United Cinemas Canal City 13
(1-2-22 Sumiyoshi, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka-shi)
Admission (Advance Ticket) 1 ticket: \1,100 / 5 tickets \4,400 / Free Pass \11,000
(At the Door) 1 ticket: \1,300 / 5 tickets \5,500 / Free Pass \13,000
(1 ticket discounts) \500*
*For Jr. High/High School/College/University/Exchange students and the disabled
Organizers Focus on Asia Fukuoka International Film Festival Executive Committee / The City of Fukuoka
Co-organizer The Japan Foundation Asia Center
Website http://www.focus-on-asia.com/en/

[Screening Information] 9/7 (Wed) Aichi International Women’s Film Festival 2017

投稿日: カテゴリー Asian Three-fold Mirror 2016: Reflections, NEWS

Asian Three-Fold Mirror 2016: Reflections will be screened at Aichi International Women’s Film Festival on September 7, 2017.

A cultural exchange program “Learn more Kampuchea!”, which includes learning program of Kampuchean culture, history and tradition from Kampuchean students will follow the screening in cooperative with EIUP (Education for International Understanding Program in Nagoya University).

Aichi International Women’s Film Festival 2017 will be held from September 6 (Wed.) to 10 (Sun.), 2017.

Event Details

Date & Time September 7 (Thu), 2017
1:30PM- Film Screening
3:50PM- “Learn more Kampuchea!”
Venue Large Conference Room, Will Aichi
Address 1 Kamitatesuginocho, Higashi-ku, Nagoya, Aichi
Admission
(Film Screening)
Advance Ticket: 900 yen
Individual Ticket: 1,100 yen
Bulk Ticket (5 or more tickets): 700 yen per ticket
Child/Student Ticket: 500 yen
*“Learn more Kampuchea!” is Admission Free.
Organizers Aichi Gender Equality Foundation / Aichi International Women’s Film Festival 2017 Steering Committee
Collaborator EIUP (Education for International Understanding Program in Nagoya University)
Website http://www.aiwff.com/2017/index_en