Japanese Short Film Night 2022

Show Me Shorts presents a collection of short films from top up and coming Japanese filmmakers. Join us for a colourful evening as we explore dreams, ambition, lights, calamities and artistry. This collection of films has been curated for us by Sapporo International Short Film Festival in Japan. 

There are seven short films:

  1. The Great Actress Reiko Inui directed by Kazuhiro Nakagawa
  2. Blue Affair directed by Kosuke Okahara
  3. 6 Legs directed by Isamu Hirabayashi
  4. 0107 – b moll directed by Hiroshi Kondo
  5. A Strange Noise directed by Akiko Ikeda
  6. Ame no ManiMani directed by Yuki Kanazawa
  7. Dreams into Drawing directed by Koji Yamamura

These are informal and fun events, and all are welcome. Seating will not be allocated, so first in best dressed. The bars will be open with food and drink available for purchase.


Christchurch: 7pm Monday 11 July at Dux Central, 6 Poplar Street, Christchurch.

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Auckland: 7pm Tuesday 12 July at The Kingslander, 470 New North Road, Kingsland.

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Wellington:  7pm Wednesday 13 July at Southern Cross Garden Bar, 39 Abel Smith Street.

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On Demand: 9am Saturday 16 to 9pm Sunday 17 July at Show Me Shorts On Demand.

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Language: Japanese (with English subtitles)

Run Time: approx 76-minutes

Rating: M Nudity & sex scenes.

Thanks to Sapporo International Short Film Festival for providing the films. 

Thank you to Stuff for supporting Show Me Shorts.