The 2021 edition of Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival, the 17th edition of YIDFF, has ended. Winners have been announced, visit their website to know about all the winners, we are only listing shorts. New Asian Currents Award of ExcellenceThree Songs for Benazir by Gulistan Mirzaei, Elizabeth Mirzaei (Afghanistan) Special […]
The 2021 edition of Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival will be held online for the first time (here you can find the link to the news on their website) due to the Covid-19 emergency. This year will be the 17th edition of YIDFF, usually held in the city of Yamagata, […]
The earth shook. The sea roared. And then… There is a small house solitary standing by the seaside. A young girl has been living there alone since that fateful day. […] A very interesting story is behind what happens in PIGTAILS. With an amazing drawing style, sweet and peaceful colors, […]
The portrait of the director and her daughters which depicts the relationship between “the personality” and “the world / the society” as of 2018. […] A short film with no dialogue, accompained by epic operatic music. Visually, TRANSPARENT, THE WORLD IS. is interesting and is an instance of a quite […]
A young warrior and her familiar search for the sacred place said to fulfill wishes. It’s best not to anger the ancient guardians and spirits. The synopsis is clear, but without reading it, one could not understand this short film’s plot. All we see, in four minutes length, is a […]
A phone booth on an ocean cliffside brings together seven strangers whose seemingly different conversations are connected by one harrowing reality.