May 10 (Friday)

6:30 p.m.: Doors open

7 p.m.: Opening Ceremony

7:15 p.m. – 8:45 p.m.: Screening Schedule

Memories Rewound      Atsushi Nagao (Japan)
Good Night                        Makiko Nanke (Japan)
One Step                               Michael Williams (United Kingdom)
Why the Fools Dance    Benjamin Michel (USA)
Miles Away                         Saki Matsumoto (Japan)
Hidden Christian             Jonathan Cipiti (USA)
Life!                                        Ramesh Jai (Ghana)

9:15 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.: Special screenings – Dare to Overcome Film Festival Winners

Love Has No Borders Deborah Paul, Christy Anastas (United Kingdom, Palastine)
A Different Way Lauren Merkley (USA)


May 11 (Saturday)

9:30 a.m.: Doors open

10 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.: Screenings

Discesa                   Lore Vandebeek/Kristof Lauwers (Belgium)
Rice Ball                  Yusuke Oishi (Japan)
Ayesha                     Seiji O’Hara (Japan)
Schoolgirl               Hiroyuki Oda (Japan)
Shop-Putters        Hisanori Tsukuda (Japan)
Riding Double       Ryuhei Haishi (Japan)

12:25 p.m. – 2 p.m.: Special Presentation (feature film)

Noble Fir Chris Graham (USA)

2:30 p.m. – 4 p.m.: Screenings

Lemon & Letter       Keiko Umenoki (Japan)
Blue Maryam           Farahzadi (Iran, USA)
From the Sky           Ian Ebright (USA)
Jangled                       Paul Hardway (USA)
Kintsugi                      Jonathan Cipiti (USA)
The Dreamer           Jamie Kassler (USA)
Repeat After Me    Yu Shibuya (Japan)

4:30 p.m. – 6 p.m.: Closing Ceremony/Award Ceremony


7 p.m. – 9 p.m.: Closing Party (limited tickets are available and on sale now!)