Program 81 min.
White Moon. 1993. Japan. Directed by Naomi Kawase. In Japanese; English subtitles. 55 min.
On a typical day in Nara, a young man named Taichi has breakfast before going to work as a security guard. At night he visits a local bar and meets Midori, a beautiful girl. Every day he goes to work and everything is the same; after meeting Midori, things begin to shift, until an incomprehensible event takes place.
Lies. 2015. Japan. Directed by Naomi Kawase. In Japanese; English subtitles. 22 min.
“This is the story about the life and artistic views of a designer through an interview that’s replete with poetic dialogue” (Kumie Inc.).
Respect. 2016. Japan. Directed by Naomi Kawase. In Japanese; English subtitles. 4 min.
Two men and a woman are having a conversation. One cannot see, one cannot hear, and one cannot speak. The film questions what it is that they need to understand from each other” (Kumie, Inc.).