Rough Cut Screenings and Discussion
[Venue] Yamagata Museum of Art 2  * Simultaneous interpretation / Admission Free

October 12 (Sat) 14:30–17:30

Ambiguous Loss (tentative)

Director: Yamada Toru (Japan)

Shigeko, married into a family in the printing business, once suffering beneath a patriarchal system under her husband and father-in-law, but a nuclear accident has liberated her from her family bonds. She explores her new life, while her husband wants the family to go back to the way it was before the accident. Through the demolition of their house, their difference in views about family becomes exposed.

Planet of Love (tentative)

Director: Ika Wulandari (Indonesia)

Ngatiyem (sixty-five) does everything she can to make sure her grandson, Okta (nine) survives, but she has to let him go and eventually finds a new purpose for her life.