“Short Film Trip to South Sudan” An Online Event hosted by JICA Yokohama x Short Shorts
Short Shorts, a short film comprehensive brand run by Visual Voice Inc. and International short film festival Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia, is collaborating with JICA Yokohama for a project to learn about the culture of South Sudan. The event is called “Short Film Trip to South Sudan” and will premiere online on August 20th (Sat) 13:00~(JST)
This event is held to better understand the 8th Tokyo International Conference on African Development, TICAD8. It is part of JICA’s activity to address and contemplate on issues on African Developments. “NO LIMITS” is a short documentary about the coaches of the wheelchair basketball team. As well as streaming this short film we will welcome a special guest Abraham Guem, an Olympic Athlete, to discuss about the traditions and culture of South Sudan and Africa in general. We will also take comments and questions from the audience.
〈Short Film：『No Limits』〉
Director： Niki Clark
International Committee of the Red Cross / 11:50 / Documentary / 2019
A documentary about two coaches of the wheelchair basketball team in South Sudan, which was recently established.
Won the Best Sports Film at Webby Awards 2020
Date： August 20th, Saturday 2022 from 13:00-14:30 (JST)
Streaming Platform： SSFF ＆ ASIA YouTube Channel URL: https://www.youtube.com/c/SSFFchannel
Admissions：Free・Reserve it now from Peatix URL: ttps://shortfilmtrip-to-sudan.peatix.com
Guest Speakers： JICA International Students /Olympic Athlete of South Sudan (1,500M) Abraham Guem
MC： DJ John