LIVE EVENTS

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10/4 (Sun) 11AM~ Japan time. Live Zoom Q&A with NY teen filmmakers of “Quaranteens” (30-45min, with English-Japanese translation). Following this event, the 2nd UPAF Cinema Philosophy Cafe will be held with Guest Moderator Shinji Tomita of Okayama Film Festival in which attendees will casually chat about the cinema, their lives now in Covid 19 and much more (this section is only for Japanese speaking people, sorry!) Registration fom: here

10/11 (Sun) 11Am~ Japan time. Live Zoom Q&A with Jay Chieh-Chun Lee (Taiwan), Director of All Good, Father. Taiwan became the first country in Asia last year to recognise same-sex marriage. However, things are not too simple when the tranditional thoughts remain strongly in the family values. We will ask Director Jay about the current situation in Taiwan and much more. English-Japanese translation available. Registration form: here

<Ended>
9/6 (Sun) 11AM ~ Zoom Q&A Guest: Kazuo HARA, Director of Reiwa Uprising

9/13 (Sun) 11AM~ Japan time. UPAF staff’s laidback Zoom talk on UPAF2020 highlights. Registration form: here

9/21 (Mon) 11AM~ Japan time. Live Zoom Q&A with the 5 directors of The Inaugural Japan Short Program. Registration form: here

9/27 (Sun) 11AM~ Japan time. Live Zoom Q&A with Deepak Rauniyar, Director of White Sun. Deepak is the first Nepalese director who gained the international recognition. We will ask him the nuts and bolts of international funding, how to incorporate art and politics in a film etc. English-Japanese translation available. Registration form: here