Ajyal Film Festival 2019

All Films

Sauna (Sauna)

Special Screening

Junya Nishioka / Short Narrative / Japan / 2007 / 2 min / Colour / HDCAM
In (none) / (No Subtitles) subtitles
Interests: Animation
Qatar Premiere
Rated: General Audiences. Suitable for ages 4 and up.


A couple of old men are sitting in a steamy sauna, sweat dripping from their faces. A vague figure emerges in the steam, and the real story starts to unfold…

About the Directors

Born in Shizuoka, Japan. A graduate of Musashino Art School. Junya majored in oil painting. A multi-talented animation director, he writes, directs and animates all of his work alone. Many of his animated characters, Oyaji, chiwawaworld, Dancing Poodle are popular in Japan.


Junya Nishioka

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