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2017 Asian American International Film Festival | New York City

SO, WE DRAW GOLDFISHES

Directed by Makoto Nagahisa

Japan / 2016 / 28 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

SO, WE DRAW GOLDFISHES takes a look into the lives of four 15-year-old girls living mundane lives in a conservative town. One summer day, they release 400 goldfish in a swimming pool at a secondary school, providing entertainment that reveals much about the confinement they experience.


Director's Bio

Born in 1984 in Tokyo, he is a 31-year old father to one child. He has long hair. During university, he majored in French and learned surrealism. Currently he works as a commercial film planner at an advertisement firm. He produced many character contents, including Docomo dake mushroom. In 2013, he became the first Japanese to receive a medalist price in the Young Lion Film category of Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. In 2015, he was won the best new writer award from Osaka Copywriters Club.



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