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【Finished】The 21st Kyoto International Student Film Festival (11/27~12/2) will be held!

The 21st Kyoto International Student Film Festival is about to begin!

The Kyoto International Student Film Festival is held with the aim of discovering young student directors. This year, the festival will be held from Tuesday, November 27 to Sunday, December 2 at The Museum of Kyoto Film Theater.
This year, a record 588 films were submitted, and 16 nominated films selected by the Student Executive Committee will be screened. On the final day, the final jury prize chosen by the final jury and the grand prize in the live-action and animation categories will be announced. What kind of work will win the Grand Prix!? -Recognizing his talent before anyone else-
*This film festival is the largest international student film festival in the Japan, planned and operated by the Kyoto International Student Film Festival Executive Committee, which is composed mainly of Kyoto university students.

Programs held







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Winners of the competition (16 films from 11 countries)

Program A

The Net, Hae-guen Jeon
Korea / 32min
Mascarpone, Jonas Riemer,
Germany / 14min
The Unbeaked, Hugo GLAVIER
France / 4min
Little Red Riding Hood, Lynn Oona Baur, Germany,
8 min


Program B

"Cairn Heads" Shinobu
Soejima Japan / 7min
ENDLING by Alex Schaad
Germany / 30 min
10 Paula Konjušić
Croatia / 8min
"AAMIR" VIKA Evdokimenko
USA / 16min


Program C

The Place of Oblivion
by Fernanda Tovar Mexico / 18min
"Fundamental" ShihChieh Chiu
Taiwan / 7min
Facing Mecca, Jan-Eric Mack,
Switzerland / 27min
Pierre Ropars, Antonin Derory, Diane Thirault, Jérémie Cottard, Matthieu Druaud, Adrien Zumbihl France / 8min


Program D

"At her own pace" by Yeo-ul Han
Korea / 26min
Love Me, Fear Me,
Veronica Solomon Germany / 6min
『Flower Found!』 Jorn Leeuwerink
Netherlands / 6min
"LIKE A GOOD KID" Vazirdaftari Iran / 20min


Planned Program Screenings

(1) "JAPAN FOCUS" (11/27 screening)

"Ichimonji Ken Prologue -The Strongest Kung Fu Boy vs. Hell's Murderous Karate User-"
Yu Nakamoto 66min


(2) "Ken Ninomiya's Special Screening Project" (12/1 screening)

"Why did Komura shed tears with a straight face?"
2016 / 62min
The Limit of Sleeping Beauty
©2017 kingRecords
Arc Films / 89min


Final Jury

Ken Ninomiya (Film Director) Jun Wada (Filmmaker) Jun Hirose (Film Critic)


Ticket Information

General ¥1,000 2,000 yen
Students (high school students and above) 800 yen 1,800 yen
Junior high school students and younger Free Free

*1 You can watch 2 programs with 1 DAY PASS.
Customers who watch only one program can watch the remaining one program on another day.
*If you are a student (high school student or older), please present your student ID.
* The same price will be charged for both advance tickets and same-day tickets.
* If you present your membership card of the Friends of The Museum of Kyoto, the general public can enter at a
discount of 500 yen.
* If you show your ticket, you can also see the permanent exhibition in the general exhibition rooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors.
* Tickets will be sold from 1 hour before the start of the program.

Results of Submission

Holding year Domestic Overseas Meter


98 works 490 works 588 works


129 works 356 works 485 works


168 works 371 works 539 works


123 works 94 works 217 works


163 works 187 works 350 works


212 works 145 works 357 works


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<Inquiries regarding this matter>

21st Kyoto International Student Film Festival Executive Committee (Consortium of Universities Kyoto) 〒600-8216 Campus Plaza Kyoto
, Shiokoji-sagaru, Nishinotoin-dori, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto TEL:075-353-9189 (Closed on Sundays and Mondays)