Ten years ago, Jeanette Aw was in the midst of filming a television serial when her godmother, who had been suffering from Alzheimer's disease, died.
Day 4 at Shidax Culture Hall in Shibuya
The Japan Times spoke to four female directors whose work is featured in this year’s program.
The Japanese capital is also at the heart of a film festival project called the Tokyo Cinema Ensemble.
She is also one of three filmmakers selected to film a collage video of Tokyo which will be screened at the Festival Awards Ceremony.