Award Winning Shorts Program 3
Black and Blue
A man walks out into a parking lot to pick up his abandoned wife when a lady suddenly comes to ask for help. Although he is reluctant in the beginning, he eventually decides to help. A story about a woman with a wounded heart who one night meets a lonely man.
Grisha's Guide to Kiev
Grisha takes us on an insider's tour and shows up some of his favorite places in his native city of Kiev.
Ibaraki is the number 1 least attractive prefecture in Japan. Hiroki works at the prefectural office. He asks his childhood friend Shiori, who works at an advertising company, to make a promotion video to change the negative image of Ibaraki. While they argue about the kind of video they will make, Hiroki’s imagination runs wild. A parallel world expands beyond space and time.
Our life is like walking on a tightrope. In times we are scared or lost we lose balance. When we are happy and excited, we forget we walk on a rope. We can even fly! Main characters are girl Luba and her friend Sparrow. Silly Sparrow doesn’t know fear.
Ato San Nen
Marisa, a lonely widow, lives in a small countryside village with the company of her dog Tico. One day, Marisa and Tico receive an unexpected visit from Hiroshi, a Japanese gentleman who claims to be friends with Marisa’s son. Despite not having a common language, Hiroshi and Marisa make efforts to communicate with each other.