Shibuya Diversity Program
About Shibuya Diversity Award
Shibuya city has established a basic concept which highlights the future of the city. The aim is to fully establish a global city by developing the concept: “Shibuya--- turning differences into strengths”. Shibuya city has collaborated with SSFF & ASIA and will present an award to a short film which promotes diversity and inclusion to spread the basic concept of Shibuya.
This program will screen all nominated films, as well as the awarded film. Shibuya welcomes people from all around the world to come and enjoy life, understand each other, and live together in harmony to promote turning differences into strengths for the future of Shibuya city. Let’s make Shibuya together!
After 20 years, Shibuya city established a basic concept which highlights the future of the city. Our aim is to fully establish a global city, so we decided on developing the concept: “Shibuya-turning differences into strengths”. To implement this, we made the campaign slogan “YOU MAKE SHIBUYA”. Shibuya welcomes people from all walks of life to experience our city and promote turning differences into strengths for the future of Shibuya city.
“YOU MAKE SHIBUYA”
Mayor of Shibuya
*The event and film details may change.
At seventeen, Seyna, a teenager from Cameroon is passionate about French history, the country where she was born and she is deeply in love. Her diploma in hand, and approaching maturity, Seyna aspires only to one thing: getting her French nationality. But her father Amidou is fiercely opposed to it.
One evening, two robbers try to hold up a gas station. They point their guns at the cashier, who despite their yelling, fails to react the way they'd expected…
Two siblings share a bedroom, one half of the room is blue and the other half is pink. The sister has toys and clothes that the brother is rather fond of but she’s not willing to share her things.
KRUMP-obsessed Sonja, can’t wait to start her new job in order to get away from her over-bearing sister Emma. Emma’s been running the family while their mother battles cancer and believes that Sonja’s over zealous public KRUMP dancing and ‘gangsta’ manifestations are causing more trouble than they’re worth.
Janosch, an interpreter, is called to help during a police deployment at the Port of Hamburg. A young African woman has barricaded herself in a container ship and threatens to commit suicide. In order to get her out, Janosch promises to help her, an offer which bears unexpected consequences.
Punk kid Kim is out-of-place in a rural Danish town. Mistreated by her employer and neglected by her friends in the city she steals from a new client. But after they spend an evening together she finds joy and strength in the unexpected friendship.