Japanese

International Competition

Entries in Total: 1,428 Films out of 123 Countries and Areas

A program that began with the very first YIDFF. Feature-length works were sought from around the world, and from the 1,428 entries emerges a stringent selection of 15 cinematic gems, richly varied and representing the vanguard of world filmmaking.

(Alphabetically shown)


-Absence
INDIA / 2018 / 80 min
Director: Ekta Mittal


-Cachada—The Opportunity
EL SALVADOR / 2019 / 81 min
Director: Marlén Viñayo


-The Crosses
CHILE / 2018 / 80 min
Directors: Teresa Arredondo, Carlos Vásquez Méndez


-Dead Souls
FRANCE, SWITZERLAND / 2018 / 495 min
Director: Wang Bing


-Did You Wonder Who Fired the Gun?
USA / 2017 / 90 min
Director: Travis Wilkerson


-In Our Paradise
FRANCE / 2019 / 77 min
Director: Claudia Marschal


-Living the Light—Robby Müller
THE NETHERLANDS / 2018 / 86 min
Director: Claire Pijman


-Memento Stella
JAPAN, HONG KONG / 2018 / 60 min
Director: Makino Takashi


-Midnight Traveler
USA, QATAR, CANADA, UK / 2019 / 87 min
Director: Hassan Fazili


-Monrovia, Indiana
USA / 2018 / 143 min
Director: Frederick Wiseman


-Reason
INDIA / 2018 / 218 min
Director: Anand Patwardhan


-Self-Portrait: Window in 47 KM
CHINA / 2019 / 110 min
Director: Zhang Mengqi


-Transnistra
SWEDEN, DENMARK, BELGIUM / 2019 / 96 min
Director: Anna Eborn


-Your Turn
BRAZIL / 2019 / 93 min
Director: Eliza Capai


-Yukiko
FRANCE / 2018 / 70 min
Director: Young Sun Noh