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40 Short Films you shouldn’t miss at the 7th Minikino Film Week (Part 1)

These are forty short films you shouldn’t miss at the 7th Minikino Film Week which will take place from September 3rd – 11th, 2021 in Bali, Indonesia.

– Recommendations –

A Student by Lee Mi-ji – Korea | 2020 – 16 minutes
Section: Seoul Yeongdeugpo International Extreme-Short Image & Film Festival

Kyung-hee is a lady in her 60s who often run into problems because she cannot use computers.

Screening Dates:
September 4th, 2021 | Saturday | Mash Denpasar | 13:30 pm
September 5th, 2021 | Sunday | Omah Apik | 17:30 pm
September 9th, 2021 | Thursday | Rumah Film Sang Karsa | 18:45 pm

Atrip to heaven by Linh Duong – Vietnam | 2020 – 15 minutes
Section: Passages

During a peculiar tour bus to the Mekong Delta, 50-year-old Madam Tam bumps into her high school sweetheart.

Screening Dates:
September 6th, 2021 | Monday | Aliance Francaise de Bali | 19:00 pm
September 8th, 2021 | Wednesday | MASH Denpasar | 19:30 pm
September 9th, 2021 | Thursday | CushCush Gallery | 20:30 pm

Amaranthine by Chen Jiexiao – Singapore | 2021 – 15 minutes
Section: Quirky

From observations of daily life in Guangzhou, to chilling conciliation with the untold sacrificial stories beneath gentrification.

Screening Dates:
September 8th, 2021 | Wednesday | MASH Denpasar | 21:15 pm
September 10th, 2021 | Friday | Rumah Sanur Creative Hub | 11:00 am

Bridget by Zon Chan, Kayue Li – Singapore | 2021 – 11 minutes
Section: Bottled Up

On the night before his debut, Isa decides to open up to his parents about his long-hidden pursuit.

Screening Dates:
September 6th, 2021 | Monday | Rumah Film Sang Karsa | 20:30 pm
September 7th, 2021 | Tuesday | Aliance Francaise de Bali | 20:45 pm
September 9th, 2021 | Thursday | MASH Denpasar | 16:00 pm

Brown Night by Mingyang Li – China | 2021 – 15 minutes
Section: Longing

A woman in Shanghai struggles to connect with her blind husband while coming to terms her own vision loss and future as a mother.

Screening Dates:
September 8th, 2021 | Wednesday | Rumah Film Sang Karsa | 20:00 pm
September 9th, 2021 | Thursday | Irama Indah Minihall | 15:30 pm

Budots: The Craze by Jay Rosas & Mark Limbaga – Philippines | 2019 – 23 minutes
Section: SX2021 Philippines

Davao City before it got viral in the Internet and social media. An internet bum and a small group of people.

Screening Dates:
September 6th, 2021 | Monday | Omah Apik | 16:30 pm
September 8th, 2021 | Wednesday | Rumah Film Sang Karsa | 16:00 pm

Cinta Falhan by Mohammad Ismail, Fr Sales Magastowo – Indonesia | 2021 – 17 minutes
Section: In-Docs, Indonesia

Untung and Nesti love their 6 year old unconditionally despite his severe autism.

Screening Dates:
September 5th, 2021 | Sunday | Rumah Sanur Creative Hub | 17:30 pm
September 7th, 2021 | Tuesday | Rumah Film Sang Karsa | 16:00 pm
September 8th, 2021 | Wednesday | MASH Denpasar | 14:00 pm

Citarum by Ali Satri Efendi – Indonesia | 2020 – 16 minutes
Section: Persevere

A portrayal of a brickmaker in two seasons: nature gives him bounty in one season and takes it all back in another season.

Screening Dates:
September 6th, 2021 | Monday | TEGEH SARI | 20:00 pm
September 9th, 2021 | Thursday | Antida Soundgarden | 20:30 pm
September 10th, 2021 | Friday | Omah Apik | 17:00 pm

Cunenk (Baby Girl) by Rofie Nur Fauzie, Mohamad Sulaeman – Indonesia | 2021 – 15 minutes
Section: In-Docs, Indonesia

Cunenk grew up as a girl trapped in a boy’s body.

Screening Dates:
September 5th, 2021 | Sunday | Rumah Sanur Creative Hub | 17:30 pm
September 7th, 2021 | Tuesday | Rumah Film Sang Karsa | 16:00 pm
September 8th, 2021 | Wednesday | MASH Denpasar | 14:00 pm

Destiny by Matsuoka Minori – Japan | 2021 – 7 minutes
Section: Crisp

Yui has become estranged from her boyfriend, who doesn’t even wish her happy birthday. Her friend introduces a fortune teller.

Screening Dates:
September 5th, 2021 | Sunday | Omah Apik | 13:00 pm
September 6th, 2021 | Irama Indah Minihall | 13:30 pm
September 10th, 2021| Rumah Film Sang Karsa | 18:00 pm

Difference and Repetition and Coffee by Kudo Masa – Japan | 2020 – 5 minutes
Section: Image Forum Film Festival, Japan

An animated pencil drawing of a day in the life of a small coffee shop, drawn by a series of circular motions.

Screening Dates:
September 4th, 2021 | Saturday | Irama Indah Minihall | 16:30 pm
September 9th, 2021 | Thursday | Omah Apik | 19:45 pm

Eva by Zarkasih Rifqi – Indonesia | 2021 – 20 minutes
Section: Bitter Sweet

A film about recollection and childhood memories between Eva (49’) and her first son Rifqi (29’), the director of this film.

Screening Dates:
September 6th, 2021 | Monday | Irama Indah Minihall | 10:45 am
September 9th, 2021 | Thursday | Antida Soundgarden | 18:45 pm

God’s Daughter Dances by Sungbin Byun – South Korea | 2020 – 25 minutes
Section: Boundaries

A transgender female dancer, Shin-mi, gets a call from the Military Manpower Administration.

Screening Dates:
September 4th, 2021 | Saturday | Irama Indah Minihall | 13:15 pm
September 9th, 2021 | Thursday | MASH Denpasar | 20:15 pm

Going Along the Side by Wahyu Utami – Indonesia | 2019 – 22 minutes
Section: Being Mortal

Death is a part Harjo’s life. An issue stalled his long preparation for his own demise, lead him to the start of another journey.

Screening Dates:
September 4th, 2021 | Saturday | Irama Indah Minihall | 10:45 am
September 5th, 2021 | Sunday | Rumah Sanur Creative Hub | 20:00 pm

Halu by Qiu Mattane Lao – Indonesia | 2021 – 10 minutes
Section: IR2021 Bali

Gina goes on an adventure with her boyfriend, Jungkook.

Screening Dates:
September 4th, 2021 | Saturday | Rumah Sanur Creative Hub | 12:45 pm
September 5th, 2021 | Sunday | Uma Seminyak | 18:30 pm
September 6th, 2021 | Monday | MASH Denpasar | 17:30 pm

Hilum by Don Joseph Eblahan – Philippines | 2021 – 3 minutes
Section: SX2021 Philippines

Davao City before it got viral in the Internet and social media. An internet bum and a small group of people.

Screening Dates:
September 6th, 2021 | Monday | Omah Apik | 16:30 pm
September 8th, 2021 | Wednesday | Rumah Film Sang Karsa | 16:00 pm

How to die young in Manila by Petersen Vargas – Philippines | 2020 – 12 minutes
Section: SX2021 Philippines

Davao City before it got viral in the Internet and social media. An internet bum and a small group of people.

Screening Dates:
September 6th, 2021 | Monday | Omah Apik | 16:30 pm
September 8th, 2021 | Wednesday | Rumah Film Sang Karsa | 16:00 pm

I bought a time machine by Yeon Park – US, South Korea | 2020 – 15 minutes
Section: Unknown Known

The filmmaker orders a time machine off of eBay for her father’s birthday, which raises existential questions about the past.

Screening Dates:
September 4th, 2021 | Saturday | MASH Denpasar | 16:00 pm
September 10th, 2021 | Friday | CushCush Gallery | 20:30 pm

Khilaf by Khairi Asyraff – Malaysia | 2019 – 23 minutes
Section: SX2021 Malaysia

A single father who has to question his morality to decide whether to marry off his daughter in her early age with someone who has raped her.

Screening Dates:
September 5th, 2021 | Sunday | Rumah Sanur Creative Hub | 11:00 am
September 6th, 2021| Monday | Rumah Film Sang Karsa | 18:15 pm

Late Summer Day by Nay Wunn Ni – Myanmar | 2020 – 22 minutes
Section: SX2021 Myanmar

On a late summer day, Wutt Yee plans to chase a better chance in life while it costs to ignore her own state of being happy.

Screening Dates:
September 4th, 2021 | Saturday | Rumah Sanur Creative Hub | 11:00 am
September 7th, 2021 | Tuesday | Omah Apik | 16:30 pm

For more information about this festival please visit: https://minikino.org/filmweek

About:
MINIKINO FILM WEEK has been held annually since 2015. This festival was founded and organized by the Minikino committee as its parent organization, which has been working since 2002 in this field. Furthermore, the Minikino organization is under the Indonesian legal entity; Yayasan Kino Media.

Minikino Film Week International Short Film Festival reaffirms that short films are cultural products with cultural and social values from the artists who live in that society. The short film presents artistic achievements in a contemporary product that describes the latest cultural, aesthetic and social trends.

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