International Competition

Japanese Film Competition
(Feature Length)

Japanese Film Competition
(Short Length)

Opening Gala

Filmmakers from SAITAMA Making Waves

Celebrating World Auteurs

Despicable Me Series Screenings

Barrier Free Screening

Japanese Film Competition (Feature Length)

Beyond the Blue◊World Premiere◊

多目的ホール上映日 7.15(Sun) 17:00 
映像ホール上映日 7.17(Tue) 14:30

<2018 / Japan / 96min.>

“Blue Mail” is a letter you receive from yourself in the future. Kagari and Yuki, a runaway girl, meet by chance. On their way to Tokyo together, their past and secrets catch up with them.

あの群青の向こうへ/Beyond the Blue

Director: Kenichiro Hiro
Cast: Haruka Imou, Yuki Nakayama, Kaho Seto, Yukari Saito, Allen Ai, Hitomichan, Akiko Oguchi, Tadashi Suzuki


Beyond the Blue

Beyond the Blue

Director: Kenichiro Hiro

Director: Kenichiro Hiro

Born 1996 in Nagano Prefecture, Hiro began making independent films in 2012. Sarubeki niya arikemu (2014) won the second prize at the 6th Shotengai Film Festival. While attending a school of dentistry, he studies 3DCG at Digital Hollywood in Osaka and directs music videos and films.

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