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23rd Entertainment Division Jury Selections


Video work

MATSUI Daigo [Japan]


This story of how a social media post by high school students living an uninspired lives after the 2016 Kumamoto earthquake helped revive a handball club about to be disbanded was depicted along with temporary housing residents and high school students in Kumamoto. Masao and OKAMOTO post a photo on social media with the hashtag “#HandballStrive.” Before long, they come to realize what they really want to do and what it means to live in this place.