Nippon Docs: Shorts
Nippon Docs ¾
Three documentary shorts, three personal stories: In LOST THREE MAKE ONE FOUND, filmmaker Atsushi KUWAYAMA, accompanied by a friend, travels through Portugal in an old camper van, hoping to leave his lovesickness behind. PROOF OF FAMILY by Yu IWASAKI accompanies an asylum seeker from Ethiopia who must fight against the bureaucratic system in Tokyo in order to legalize the family status of his wife and daughter. Loss, grief, and new hope are the themes of TRANSITION by Kana OHASHI and Daijiro MIZUNO: A family father first captures the illness and death of his wife with his smartphone camera and then starts filming his everyday life with his little son.