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Tokyo FILMex International Film Festival – Programme 2020

We present the programme for the Tokyo FILMex International Film Festival which will take place on October 30th until November 5th (2020) at the TOHO CINEMAS Chanter in Tokyo.

About the Festival:
TOKYO FILMeX will continue to prepare and search for the best way to hold a film festival amidst the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic. However, the effects of the pandemic are big, and we will hold the festival in a different format from before.

Opening Film
Love Mooning by Manda Kunitoshi – Japan | 2020 – 102 minutes

Closing Film
It must be heaven by Elia Suleiman – France, Qatar, Germany, Turkey, Palestine | 2019 – 102 minutes

Main Competition:
A Balance by Harumoto Yujiro – Japan | 2020 – 152 minutes
Any Crybabies Around? by Sato Takuma – Japan | 2020 – 108 minutes
Aswang by Alyx Ayn Arumpac – Philippines | 2019 – 85 minutes
Careless Crime by Shahram Mokri – Iran | 2020 – 139 minutes
In Between Dying by Hilal Baydarov – Azerbaijan, Mexico | 2020 – 88 minutes
Milestone by Ivan Ayr – India | 2020 – 98 minutes
Okinawa Santos by Matsubayashi Yoju – Japan | 2020 – 90 minutes
Should the Wind Drop by Nora Martirosyan – France, Armenia, Belgium | 2020 – 100 minutes
The Best is yet to come by Wang Jing – China | 2020 – 115 minutes
The Blue Danube by Ikeda Akira – Japan | 2020 – 105 minutes
The Silent Forest by Ko Chen-Nien – Taiwan | 2020 – 104 minutes
Yellow Cat by Adilkhan Yelzhanov – Kazakhstan, France | 2020 – 90 minutes

Special Screening
Crash By David Cronenberg – Canada |1996 – 100 minutes
Days by Tsai Ming Liang – Taiwan | 2020 – 127 minutes
Denise Ho: Becoming the Song by Sue Williams – USA | 2020 – 83 minutes
Irradiated by Rithy Panh – France, Cambodia | 2020 – 88 minutes
Laila in Haifa by Amos Gitai – Israel, France | 2020 – 99 minutes
Minamata Mandala by Hara Kazuo – Japan | 2020 – 369 minutes
Septet: The Story of Hong Kong by Omnibus Film – Hong Kong | 2020 – 113 minutes
Swimming Out Till The Sea Turns Blue by Jia Zhang-ke – China | 2020 – 111 minutes
The Calming by Song Fang – China | 2020 – 89 minutes
The Satin Slipper by Manoel De Oliveira – Portugal, France | 1985 – 410 minutes
The Woman Who Ran by Hong Sang-soo – South Korea | 2020 – 77 minutes
The Work and Days (of Tayoko Shiojiri in the Shiotani Basin) by C.W. Winter, Anders Edstrom – US, Sweden, Japan, Hong Kong | 2020 – 480 minutes

Filmmaker in Focus: Elia Suleiman
Chronicle of a Disappearance – Palestine | 1996 – 84 minutes
Divine Intervention – Palestine | 2002 – 92 minutes
The Time That Remains – France | 2009 – 105 minutes

For more information about the programme or the festival please visit the following link: https://filmex.jp/

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