Ibaraki Short Film Award
Fuko Nakagawa & Sae Hatanaka/25：00/Japan/Drama/2018
An elite, a social outcast, a professional female wrestler and a transgender are on their way to their grandma’s funeral in Tsukubamirai-shi, Ibaraki. What are they hiding? A positively delightful comedy about moving forward in life.
Director : Fuko Nakagawa & Sae Hatanaka
Fuko Nakagawa is in her last year of studies at Musashino Art University studying design, . She actively joins workshops for children and helps direct art festivals. “TSUKUBA COME-OUT” is her first film as a director and she is currently working on a documentary film.
Sae Hatanaka is in her last year of studies at Musashino Art University studying design. In her second year, she became interested in making films and was inspired by one of the classes she took. In 2017, she won first prize at TECHNE ID AWARD. “TSUKUBA COME-OUT” is her first film.