Kawai's short film, NAMI, selected for screening at the 44th edition of the International Film Festival Rotterdam
One of the largest public film events in the world, IFFR actively supports independent filmmaking from around the globe and is a recognized platform in Europe for launching new films and talent and runs January 21 through February 1, 2015.
NAMI (Japanese for waves) is a day in the life of an elderly woman who recently lost her husband. She is heading to the coast from Los Angeles. We see her grief and her struggle with loss. Extremely personal, poignant film with a surprising end. Masami Kawai, 2015, USA, 13 min.
Watch the trailer here.