View People View Cities Films

Co-organized by Yamagata City and
Yamagata Creative City Promotion Council

October 6–9   [Venue] F2 Forum 2, Q1 Yamagata Creative City Center Q1 (2F) 2-B

Featuring the theme of “View People View Cities,” this special program at YIDFF 2023 presents eight titles selected from an open call for films made in or by filmmakers from the twenty member cities (excluding Yamagata) of the UNESCO Creative Cities Network in the field of Film. A collaborative project between Yamagata City and Bradford, England, the short film The Power of Film Against the Landscape—From Yamagata to Bradford (directed by Louisa Rose Mackleston) will also have its premiere, and be screened alongside four “Yamagata Renaissance” films about Yamagata and its traditional culture.