Fumiari HYUGA


Fumiari HYUGA

Fumiari HYUGA, born in Tokyo in 1980, joined the television production company Documentary Japan in 2006 and shot several short documentaries, including works on the military draft in Ukraine and Syrian refugees in Japan. His short film TOKYO KURDS (2017) was later extended into a feature-length version that won him the NIPPON DOCS AWARD at the 2022 Nippon Connection Film Festival. I AM A COMEDIAN (2022 / NC ’23) is his second feature-length film and had its world premiere at the 2022 Tokyo International Film Festival.

Films shown at Nippon Connection

I Am A Comedian, Japan, South Korea 2022 (Director) NC23
Tokyo Kurds, Japan 2021 (Director) NC22

Guest at Nippon Connection

Tokyo Kurds, NC22
I Am A Comedian, NC23

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