Be Yourself Program
Celebrating the 4th anniversary of Andaz Tokyo, SSFF& ASIA will collaborate with the hotel once again to present a selection of short films only to be screened at this venue. Our theme for this year’s program is “Be Yourself / Be Myself”. The selected films will feature characters with a strong sense of self-expression and those who respect other ways of living.
On a cold winter's night, Lynn's quest for a one night stand is complicated when the guy she goes home with lives two hours away via public transit.
When Ernie's suicide attempt rips a hole in the ceiling, he begins to form a friendship with the young boy who lives in the apartment above.
A woman offers a ride to a man on his way to teach his class on gnomes. She seems to remember him, but he doesn’t remember her.
On a sunny day in September, she marches down the hill of a Mediterranean island. He is driving down the road with his old car and picks her up. As they drive downhill, the missing pieces of the story unravel, and the news that so much upset her is revealed. One thing is for sure, whatever happened earlier, no one should find out. The story of a mother trying to come to terms with the admission of her son’s sexuality in an island community that is taking the first step toward the recognition of same-sex relationships.