News & TopicsNara International Film Festival Pre-event 2017 ~Movies are Fun!~


We will be screening short films from the Cannes Film Festival 2017 as part of the program for the pre-event, and the five films to be screened has been decided!!

All five films are selected from the Cannes Film Festival Cinéfondation and the Short Films division. Four of the films are from overseas and it will be the first time to be screened in Japan!!

All films will have Japanese subtitles!!

Venue:Nara Machi Center:Main Hall

Tickets are on sale now!

Early / Adults:1200 yen, Child*:600yen (*Under12y/o)

Door / Adults:1700yen, Child*:1000yen (*Under12y/o)

Hotel Sunroute Nara(Until September 1)

(※Up to 5 tickets for each person) ※Reservation by telephone unavailable

※Seats are unreservable. Onw tickets valid for one program only.

※Entry tickets are handed out 30 minutes prior to viewing.

Red Carpet Club members, advance ticket holders, and holders of tickets bought on that day, all need an entry ticket

【Admissions are done in the order of the entry tickets】

Cinéfondation 1st Place

Original title: PAUL EST LÀ
(English title: PAUL IS HERE)

Director: Valentina MAUREL

2016/Belgium/Color/24min/Japanese and English subtitles

Cinéfondation 2nd Place

Original title: HEYVAN
(English title: ANIMAL)

Director: Bahman ARK, Bahram ARK

2017/Iran/Color/15min/Japanese and English subtitles

Cinéfondation 3rd Place

(English title: TWO YOUTHS DIED)

Director: Tommaso USBERTI

2017/France/Color/27min/Japanese and English subtitles

Cinéfondation Nomination
Nara International Film Festival 2016 NARA-wave division Golden KOJIKA award

Original title: 溶ける
(English title: TOKERU)


Director: Aya Igashi
2016/Japan/Color/45min/English subtitles

Short Films Division

Original title: A DROWNING MAN
(English title: A DROWNING MAN)



Director: Mahdi Fleifel

2017/Denmark, UK, Greece/Color/15min/Japanese and English subtitles

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