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40 Short Films you shouldn’t miss at the 7th Minikino Film Week (Part 2)

We continue with the list of short films that you shouldn’t miss at the 7th Minikino Film Week which will take place from September 3rd – 11th, 2021 in Bali, Indonesia.

See PART 1 HERE

– Recommendations –

Looking for Wong Kar Wai by Christopher Ling Jing – Malaysia | 2020 – 2 minutes
Section: Flicker

A girl going back to a place she once bared her all to a boy, whom infatuated by Wong Kar Wai’s films.

Screening Dates:
September 8th, 2021 | Wednesday | Alliance Francaise de Bali | 20:45 pm
September 10th, 2021 | Friday | Irama Indah Minihall | 13:30 pm

Luu Ngal Chay Kya (Age of Youth) by Myo Thar Khin – Myanmar | 2020 – 20 minutes
Section: Longing

Young Employees from a plastic ware store, Sithu & Min Htet plan a mission for Sithu to elope with a girl.

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

Makassar is a city for Football Fans by Khozy Rizal – Indonesia, France | 2020 – 20 minutes
Section: Hidden Truth

In a city when the ‘men’ have to go crazy about football, Akbar has to pretend to love football in order to prevent rejection.

Screening Dates:
September 6th, 2021 | Monday | Irama Indah Minihall | 15:30 pm
September 8th, 2021 | Wednesday | Omah Apik | 20:30 pm

Maskaholic by Hiroki Horanai – Japan | 2020 – 15 minutes
Section: Bizarre

When Kumi wears a mask, she looks like a famous actress, Maiko. A photo of Kumi is published in a magazine as Maiko.

Screening Dates:
September 4th, 2021 | Saturday | Uma Seminyak | 18:30 pm
September 5th, 2021 | Sunday | MASH Denpasar | 13:15 pm
September 6th, 2021 | Monday | Alliance Fracaise de Bali | 20:45 pm

Menthol by Chae Yu – Korea | 2019 – 3 minutes
Section: Image Forum Film Festival, Japan

Late at night, an unfounded anxiety and frustration comes without warning. It is faint at first, but it grows, becomes independent, and eventually begins to speak to me in someone else’s voice.

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

Morning Glory by Grace Song – Singapore | 2021 – 14 minutes
Section: Wondering

Young french horn player OLGA is forced to confront her fear of moths when she is haunted by one that would not go away.

Screening Dates:
September 5th, 2021 | Sunday | Rumah Film Sang Karsa | 16:15 pm
September 9th, 2021 | Thursday | Omah Apik | 17:00 pm
September 10th, 2021 | Friday | Irama Indah Minihall | 10:45 am

Mother, flower by Kim Eun-hye Hong – Korea | 2020 – 16 minutes
Section: Seoul Yeongdeugpo International Extreme-Short Image & Film Festival

Mother, Flower, is a story of a woman, Soo, who is having a hard time to adjust herself as a new mom to her newborn child after a few months of delivering her first baby.

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

Notes Before the wind by Ip Yuk-Yiu – Hong Kong | 2020 – 26 minutes
Section: Image Forum Film Festival, Japan

A fragmented record of Hong Kong from 2014 to 2019. Views switching between unremarkable everyday life and after the sites of mass media reports of the Umbrella Movement and protests.

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

Out Loud by William Adiguna – Indonesia | 2020 – 6 minutes
Section: Bemused

A guy’s morning takes many turns as an unexplainable phenomena happens to him.

Screening Dates:
September 5th, 2021 | Sunday | Rumah Film Sang Karsa | 19:00 pm
September 6th, 2021| Monday | MASH Denpasar | 20:00 pm
September 8th, 2021 | Wednesday | Antida Soundgarden | 20:30 pm

PICK-UP by Roh Dohyeon – Korea | 2020 – 14 minutes
Section: Seoul Yeongdeugpo International Extreme-Short Image & Film Festival

Chu-hyun, a newbie film staff, drives a van to pick up an actress. But as a result of miscommunications on both parties, she ends up giving a ride to a prostitute, Hee-ra.

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

Rite of Passage by Olivia Griselda – Indonesia | 2020 – 4 minutes
Section: Experimental 1

Shot in Solo, Indonesia, this dance film follows a man who must choose to embrace either the rhythm of time or the will of nature.

Screening Dates:
September 5th, 2021 | Sunday | MASH Denpasar | 15:30 pm
September 9th, 2021 | Thursday | CCG Studio Space | 10:00 am

Solo Trekker by Chang Jing-Ye (Ying-Hui) – Taiwan | 2021 – 25 minutes
Section: Slice of Life

The fates of two souls who trek alone intertwine briefly.

Screening Dates:
September 5th, 2021 | Sunday | Rumah Sanur Creative Hub | 15:15 pm
September 7th, 2021 | Tuesday | MASH Denpasar | 15:30 pm
September 7th, 2021 | Tuesday | Rumah Film Sang Karsa | 19:15 pm

Step into the river by Ma Weijia – China, France | 2020 – 15 minutes
Section: Passages

A fairy tale about 2 girls who try to overcome prejudices of a sexist society and their past traumas.

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

The Men Who Wait by Trương Minh Quý – France, Singapore | 2021 – 15 minutes
Section: Intricate Love

On a slag heap where coal miners used to tramp, men are now awaiting each other.

Screening Dates:
September 4th, 2021 | Saturday | Rumah Film Sang Karsa | 21:00 pm
September 5th, 2021 | Sunday | Rumah Sanur Creative Hub | 13:15 pm

The Rebound by Sung Changwon – Korea | 2020 – 9 minutes
Section: Seoul Yeongdeugpo International Extreme-Short Image & Film Festival

Sujin is upset at her boyfriend for not calling her. When he finally does contact her, Sujin ends up saying some things that she will later regret.

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

The Smell of Coffee by Nishok – Singapore | 2020 – 12 minutes
Section: SX2021 Singapore

Raga accompanies his grieving grandmother in the wake of his grandfather’s passing. Perplexed by his absence, Raga innocently yearns for his return.

Screening Dates:
September 8th, 2021 | Wednesday | Omah Apik | 16:30 pm
September 10th, 2021 | Friday | CushCush Gallery | 18:45 pm

Touch (Cham) by Pham Linh – Vietnam | 2020 – 36 minutes
Section: SX2021 Vietnam

Sharing the same bed with his roommate, a young man begins to have homoerotic phantasy.

Screening Dates:
September 9th, 2021 | Thursday | CushCush Gallery | 18:45 pm
September 10th, 2021 | Friday | Rumah Film Sang Karsa | 20:30 pm

Trainee by Park Ji In – Korea | 2020 – 15 minutes
Section: Seoul Yeongdeugpo International Extreme-Short Image & Film Festival

Ga-young has been training to be a K-pop star for years at an entertainment company, when one day she is suddenly asked to leave the company.

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

Treno Waranggono by Fitri Mursidah – Indonesia | 2019 – 13 minutes
Section: IR2021 Yogyakarta & Jawa Tengah

A story about Eko Sutomo or also known as Ambar, a transwoman doing domestic chores like housewives.

Screening Dates:
September 4th, 2021 | Saturday | MASH Denpasar | 18:30 pm
September 4th, 2021 | Saturday | Rumah Film Sang Karsa | 14:00 pm
September 10th, 2021 | Friday | Rumah Sanur Creative Hub | 15:30 pm

Waltz by Mari Miyazawa – Japan | 2019 – 14 minutes
Section: Jolly

The world of wheat. Nine is confused by a different world, but eventually he comes to terms with everyone.

Screening Dates:
September 5th, 2021 | Sunday | POP Up In Jembrana | 18:30 pm
September 5th, 2021 | Sunday | Rumah Film Sang Karsa | 10:30 am
September 8th, 2021 | Wednesday | Irama Indah Minihall | 10:45 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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