Beyond the Infinite Two Minutes

A Film By Junta Yamaguchi
Japan, 2020
Japanese w. English Subtitles

“A lot of goofball fun… The timing on it is absolutely flawless.”

We are kicking off the 2024 festival with a mind-bending sci-fi comedy that defies the laws of time and space in the most unexpected and hilarious ways. Directed by Junta Yamaguchi, this inventive film takes viewers on a wild ride through a bizarre temporal anomaly that occurs in the most unlikely of places.

The story centers around Kato, the owner of a small café in Kyoto, Japan, whose life takes a surreal turn when he discovers a mysterious phenomenon: the TV monitor in his café suddenly starts showing footage from two minutes in the future. Shocked and bewildered, Kato and his friends embark on a comical journey to unravel the secrets behind this inexplicable event.

Two screenings only with gift bags, special surprises, and more!