Mitaka Sumo School

Mitaka Sumo School

Short Documentary 8min - 2017
Full film

Winner of Best Documentary: Tokyo Lift-Off Film Festival

Official Selection: Festival Nits de cinema oriental de Vic

Official Selection: BCN Sports Film Festival

Official Selection: Salto Independent Film Festival

Official Selection: Asian Film Festival Barcelona

Official Selection: Festa del Cinema Català

Official Selection: DOCfield Barcelona

A group of children practice sumo in a school on the outskirts of Tokyo.
This ancient sport has values based on respect and non-violence that coexist with big sacrifices.

Director/Cinematographer: Rubén Ventura

Producer: Mai Hosoi

Editor: Tomoko Hirasawa

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