Special Invitation Films

Teruko,19,lives in a housing complex about to be destroyed with her grandmother and mother, a life with three generations of woman in her family. After graduating from high school,Teruko has worked in her hometown with her mother , but she will leave for Tokyo soon to attend a university there. One day the father who has long been out of touch contacts Teruko. A minor discord in family life is getting intensified prior to her departure.

  • Director:AOI FURUKAWA
  • Japan
  • 2021
  • 42min.
  • color
  • -
  • Japanese
  • -


Screening Dates, Times, and Venues


Sep.23 (Fri.) 19:00-
Bus Terminal

Guest Talk

Sep.23 (Fri.) 19:00~
After screening

movie trailer
My name is Aoi Furukawa. This year I participated in the Nara International Film Festival for Youth as a staff member. I was delighted to be involved in the showing of films I love in my hometown, Nara. I almost can't believe I was given this opportunity on such short notice. Thank you so much, and please accept my best regards.

I was born in Nara City in 2000 and graduated from Ichijo High School.
When I was a high school student, Naomi Kawase came to my school to shoot her short film “Parallel World.”
After appearing as an extra on the set, I became interested in filmmaking, whereupon
I enrolled in Toho Gakuen Film School in Tokyo and studied filmmaking for two years.
As my graduation project, I made the film “MY HOMETOWN.”

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