Award of Excellence – “Nanakorobi (Seven Falls)” (USA)

Title: Nanakorobi (Seven Falls)
Runtime: 7 min
Country: USA
Director: Glenna Burmer, Gaby Breiter
Placement: Award of Excellence
Competition: June, 2021

Synopsis: A story by Glenna Burmer based on the Japanese saying Nanakorobi-Ya Oki, or fall seven times, but get back up the eighth. A little girl faces seven challenges to save an orphan who is lost in the snowy woods of Hokkaido.