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JFF 2019: Short Shorts Programme 2

*Due to popular demand, more seats are available now!

The annual Japanese Film Festival (JFF) is back in January 2019, bringing the best of new Japanese cinema to the audiences in Singapore!

On top of 17 contemporary feature films held at Shaw Theatres Lido, two programmes will be held at *SCAPE Gallery, namely Short Shorts: A Showcase and Hideho Urata: Retrospective and Masterclass, for free!


The Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia (SSFF & ASIA) is one of the biggest short film festivals in the world today. Started in 1999 by actor Tetsuya Bessho, who was inspired after attending the Sundance Film Festival, the festival aims to introduce Japanese audiences to short films, a format that many Japanese people were unfamiliar with back then. Now, SSFF is a well-known qualifying festival for the Academy Awards.

This is Programme 2. Check out Programme 1!

Please be punctual for the event. Uncollected tickets will be released at 1pm.

  • The Band's New Stage
2017 / 25 min / Drama / Japanese with English subtitles / PG
Director: Takeshi TANAKA 田中 雄之

Aoki is the frontman of an unknown indie band “WWW”. He lies about the popularity of his band and scores a live concert on Oki island.

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2017 / 5 min / Documentary / Japanese with English subtitles / PG
Director: Tatsuki IMAJI 今治 建城

The relationship between humans and “them” has been evolving over time. It isn't easy to talk about it now that one of "them" is part of the family, and everyone tries to avoid the topic. What is the meaning behind "their" existence?

2017 / 13 min / Horror / Japanese with English subtitles / PG13 - Horror 惊悚画面
Director: Hiroya TAKA たか ひろや

The new viral smartphone app among young people is Fancole, using it to explore haunted places and capture ghosts by taking their photo. But there is an urban legend; if you take a photo of a real ghost, you will die.

2018 / 4:28 min / Comedy / Japanese with English subtitles / PG13 - Some Mature Content 内容只宜十三岁及以上
Director: KIM Hyeon Gyu 金 賢奎

A call in the middle of the night. Mika summons her boyfriend over with the words, “Come right away!”

A cockroach is on the loose.
  • The event description was updated. Diff#402075 2019-01-17 07:17:32
Sun Jan 27, 2019
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM SGT
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