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2017 Asian American International Film Festival | New York City

MY BIRD

Directed by Toshiyuki Ichihara

Japan, UK / 32 mins / Japanese with English subtitles / New York City Premiere

Plays In:
SHORTS: JAPANESE NARRATIVES-NIHONGO STORIES OF JAPAN

Village East Cinema
July 28, 2017 7:00 pm

Description

Secluded deep within a forest, a middle-aged bird watcher named Doi happens to save a girl from a suicide attempt. Despite their significant age difference, the two start developing feelings for each other. But they soon must decide whether their relationship can ever escape the forest.


Director's Bio

Toshiyuki Ichihara is a Japan born filmmaker. After directing over 20 documentaries for NHK, he moved in London to focus more on filmmaking and develop his skills at London Film School. In 2016, he set up a company based in Tokyo and he is currently working on some film projects.



Plays in

  1. SHORTS: JAPANESE NARRATIVES-NIHONGO STORIES OF JAPAN

    113 mins
    This program features the very best of shorts submitted from Japan. Highlighting stories of everything from two strangers falling in love after a suicide attempt to the adventures of four young school girls, this eclectic collection provides a wonderfully unique range of perspectives from a rich culture.

    In This Program: MY BIRD, SO, WE DRAW GOLDFISHES, BORN BONE BOOM, NO SONG TO SING


Dates & Times

Plays In:
SHORTS: JAPANESE NARRATIVES-NIHONGO STORIES OF JAPAN

Village East Cinema
July 28, 2017 7:00 pm