July 9, 2016 Posted by admin in General

Short Film: Gemu

Playing before HAIL TO THE KING at 10pm, Thursday, September 8th!
Japan | 2015 | 32 minutes | Shingo Maehata

Drawing from a tried-and-true history of one of my favorite types of films--the Japanese Giant Monster, or dai kaiju, film, GEMU brings the art of tokusatsu and suitmation special effects and blends it with modern techniques for a fun and enthralling ride through the monster that resides within us all.

Cinematography: Yasutomo Yoshida
Official Website
Language: Japanese with English Subtitles
Format: DCP


[hi_image id='style-1' size='400x375' alignment='center' link='http://www.hifilmfest.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/shingo-maehata.jpg' title='Director: Shingo Maehata' text='Keeping tokusatsu and daikaiju cinema alive!' share='image' display='inline' new_window='0']Shingo Maehata[/hi_image]