Premium Asian Film Festival Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia has launched Special Projects co-organized by Japan Cultural Expo
The Academy Award-recognized international short film festival “Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia (SSFF & ASIA)” will be held for the 22nd time this year. We will present special projects co-organized by the Japan Cultural Expo. The projects will portray and explore the aesthetic sense peculiar to the Japanese people through the concepts of “Wabi Sabi” and “Iki”, an indispensable part of Japanese culture through short films (short films, images) gathered from all over the world.
Today, we have opened a website that introduces each project.
【SSFF & ASIA Special Events co-organied by Japan Cultural Expo 】
At SSFF & ASIA 2020, which will be held in autumn 2020, we will invite scholars from the world of film to hold a symposium with the theme of “Thinking about Japanese beauty in comparison with the beauty of the world”.
Also, at the symposium, short films specially selected by SSFF & ASIA will be screened according to the theme.
②Creation of stories all around Japan
This event will help the guests to extract the essence hidden in various parts of Japan and develop it into a short story.
At the SSFF & ASIA 2020 Autumn Film Festival, which is scheduled to be held in October 2020, we will hold panel discussions by inviting authors who have written, and will also produce short films based on short stories.
③Experiencing the beauty of Japanese countryside
“SSFF & ASIA 2020 in ACHI” will be held in Achi Village, Nagano Prefecture, which has been certified by the Ministry of the Environment as the “Japan’s Best Starry Sky”.
Besides SSFF & ASIA’s specially selected “Think about Japanese beauty in the world” short film program, other works of art from around the world will be screened in this village of stunning natural
Sat, August 8th to Sun, August 16th
SSFF & ASIA 2020 in ACHI URL：http://info.sva.jp/shortshorts2020/en/