Andaz Tokyo Special Program B
The film festival has collaborated with Andaz Tokyo for its 1st anniversary, and a special screening event has been confirmed! We will present two programs focusing on "personal style" and "indigenous," elements of the Andaz concept. One program will be centered on unique international films about "personality," and the other will introduce the Tokyo locale and Japanese culture to international tourists.
A fiancé, Keita, goes to meet the family, the father, Shozo, begins his secret appraisal – a test to see whether this fiancé is worthy or not of marrying his daughter. Trying to reduce the distance between them, the mother prepares a single nabe (cooking pot) for the shabu-shabu meal. As Shozo’s eyes glint brightly, Keita reaches towards the shabu-shabu.
Jenny is a Filipina doing her art residency in Tokyo where she meets Michael, an American photographer in transit. They spend a long day together discovering more about each other and exchanging insights on the beautiful city of Tokyo.
A soccer team in Tokyo heads to Kozu Island to have a match with a local team on the Island. During the game, Kazu, a young player in Kozu Island, happens to play against his home town's team. With all the folks' watching, how will he perform in the game?
Joe leaves Tokyo for the first time in 10 years to take a trip across Japan. He travels throughout Japan, Wakkanai, Biwako, and Okinawa. The people he meets along the way, the food and culture, and the trip all help Joe to develop inner strength as a young man.
Erika has graduated from music school where she studied conducting. One day, she replies to a job advertisement and meets an old man at the mansion where she is to audition. He is blind and explains to her that he wants to complete an unfinished symphony about Tokyo.