Shorts

The Drifting Post

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0:30:17
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Since the Great Tohoku (East Japan) Earthquake deprived Sonomi of her best friend Kyoko, she has lived without accepting the friend’s death.One day, a time capsule is found; It contains letters they wrote to each other to be read in the future.With the discovery, never-fading beautiful memories come back. At the same time, an irreparable mistake that Sonomi cannot regret enough comes back as well.Agonizing over the past, she learns about the Drifting Post, a mailbox that receives letters containing undelivered messages and pent-up feelings to those deceased in the earthquake.

A Woman's Right To Shoes

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0:14:40
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Alice is happily married, the only thing out of sorts is that she has one foot bigger than the other. After placing an ad, she finds an opposite foot partner, Hayley, and they start a rather uneasy shoe shopping friendship.
One day Alice comes home to find that her husband is in fact leaving her for her opposite foot double. To add insult to injury, Hayley has taken back all the other shoes she bought, leaving Alice with only one shoe of each pair.
So begins her demise into madness, and our film begins.

Lunch Time

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0:15:52
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A 16-year-old girl has come to the hospital to identify the body of her mother. The people in charge at the hospital “due to her young age“ won't let her into the morgue and ask her to bring her guardian instead. However, the girl insists that most of her family is in jail for criminal activities. Finally, after her insistence, they agree to let her into the morgue...

Michi's Suburban Commute

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0:17:21
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Michi is only 3 years old. Her mother is irritated at her husband who doesn’t help in caring for their child. She takes Michi’s hand and goes to the train station. Today is the first day at work.
Surrounded by a crowd of commuters, Michi is scared and can’t walk. She finds herself meeting generous people, even in an uncomfortably crowded train.

Mumpsimus And Halcyon Discord

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0:03:00
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If you are a young person experiencing mental ill health and homelessness, life is far from a walk in the park. This film explores the connections between mental health and homelessness, challenging common misrepresentations in the media. Using the medium of the spoken word, the film questions whether we can ever view issues such as these in an objective way.