SHORTS IN COMPETITION: NARRATIVE

WHERE WE BEGIN

Directed by Mitsuyo Miyazaki
SHORT NARRATIVE 19 Minutes World Premiere
FILM GUIDE WHERE WE BEGIN
The film follows the life of Sophia, who's near her end. Through dance performance the film sheds light on the many faces of love, life, and the pressures we place upon ourselves, and that others places upon us. This is a story of courage, perseverance, and the strength to endure all other obstacles.

Screening as part of Shorts: Gallery Opening
Drama, Female Director(s), Music, Relationships, Female Screenwriter(s), Family Friendly, Other
About the Director(s)
Mitsuyo Miyazaki's directorial thesis film Tsuyako won 43 awards including Best Female Filmmaker at the DGA Student Awards and the Future Filmmakers Award. The film qualified for the Oscars two years in a row. Currently she’s developing her first feature script.

Film Info
  • Section:
    Shorts in Competition: Narrative
  • Year:
    2015
  • Length:
    19 minutes
  • Language:
    English
  • Country:
    USA
  • Premiere:
    World
  • Connect:
Cast & Credits
  • Producer:
    Mitsuyo Miyazaki, Peter Maestrey, Yvonne Jimenez
  • Costume Designer:
    Melissa Pritchett
  • Executive Producer:
    Shin Yamaguchi, Jeremy Robinsons, Ryuji Yamagata
  • Cast:
    Iris Karina, Arielle Elonys, Derrick Butler, Rudolph R. Bowen, Kay Andersen, Jennie Grimes, Jeremiah Dangerfield,
  • Editor:
    Thomas A. Krueger
  • Sound Designer:
    Sung Rok Choi, Thomas Yount
  • Associate Producer:
    Caliann Lum, Hiroki Fujiwara, Kipp Haward
  • Director:
    Mitsuyo Miyazaki
  • Co-Producer:
    Jacob Halajian, Mark Richey
  • Composer:
    MONO
  • Screenwriter:
    Mitsuyo Miyazaki
  • Make Up Designer:
    Jo Holand
  • Cinematographer:
    Aaron C. Smith
  • Production Designer:
    Giao-Chau Ly
  • Casting Director:
    Leo Alvarez

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