Asia International & Japan 3
A Parade for 3 managers & 4 performers. Mixing quotes from French composer Erik Satie’s essays with the music Parade, this is an animated re-creation of realist ballet images going beyond reality.
With sirens blaring outside, Abbas breaks into the room of an old Japanese man named Toyoshige. He lifts Toyoshige onto his back & carries him out the door. As they descend the stairs the last few days of bias & misjudgment become clear.
Sugar & Spice
A lovingly filmed portrait of the filmmaker’s parents who eke out a living making ‘jaggery’ sweets from toddy palm syrup in Myanmar’s central dry zone.
Tai is a fourth grade student whose family owns a claw machine business. One day, he brought the coins to pay for the camping fees but was rejected by the teacher for not changing them into bills....