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An Empty Vessel 空の器

This is the trailer for a feature length documentary film which takes as its subject the artistic expression of chef Masayo Funakoshi. By bringing together director Hiroo Ninomiya, cinematographer Masato Indo, composer Takeo Toyama, and chef Masayo Funakoshi, this film rejects notions of “story” and “continuity” in favor of the individual expression of each person involved, becoming a compilation of time as [...]

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永齡農場 耕耘之詩

In 2009 Typhoon Morakot struck the south end of Taiwan, taking the lives of 600 people. Eight years later we find the survivors of this disaster working on a plantation. Burdened by the sadness of loss, how do these workers reconcile the past, present, and future, and press on every day? Completed in 2018, the feature length documentary, Wasureru koto wo osorenai, is a compilation of these short vignettes. [...]

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FASTER SONS

In an exercise of returning to the birthplace of the motorcycle in Europe, FASTER SONS is a redefining of Yamaha’s motorcycles. This is a collection of short commercial films that presents a comprehensive look at the fashion, customization, and traditions involved with motorcycles across the globe.

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Off-road Mania

Yamaha Motors’ off-road bikes have a history of 47 years. This seven-part film series features re-edited found footage and testimony from the engineers who developed the products and technology that changed the off-road world as well as the legendary riders that embraced them.

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Ichiju issai kara hajimeyou

This documentary features the third generation owner of Konbu Doi, Shigeyoshi Doi, as he travels through Kansai spreading the importance of food. Watch as a story about cooking is woven through conversations with a female vegetable shop owner, a French and Japanese married couple, an old woman living by herself, and young elementary school students. This film was made to commemorate the 50th anniversary of [...]

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PATO LOL MAN “RADAR GIRL”

PATO LOL MAN is a two-piece band featuring Watanbe and Takeo Toyama who also handles music production on CHANCE MAKER’s most important films. This music video was shot completely improvised over the span of two days, and edited together to form a continuous 15 minute long film. This film has received much acclaim outside of Japan, particularly in Europe.

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Film for 324

(This film is presented in Chinese with English subtitles.)
紀錄片「WHY DO THEY “MAKE” NOW?」所延伸出的作品,在藝術家—楊忠銘/Yang Chung-Ming個展中放映。中編ドキュメンタリー作品「WHY DO THEY “MAKE” NOW?」に登場するアーティスト、楊忠銘  / Yang Chung-Ming の個展にむけて、本編の未使用カットを使って再編集した短編。

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SOUND DAWN

(This film is presented only in Japanese.)
INSPIRING PROPLE & PROJECTSで音楽を担当したミュージシャン、小栗栖憲英と制作したミュージックビデオ。“音楽が現れる瞬間”をコンセプトにして、ミュージシャンと撮影隊のセッションによって実験的に映像化された作品。瞬間をただ採集することに徹し、編集の最後まで何一つ定義しない方針で、音楽を映像に閉じ込めた。

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