Haru’s New Year
New year, new country, new school. Haru must adjust to Canada while trying to figure out how to make new friends as she misses the ones she left behind in Japan. When Haru learns about her weird, mysterious classmate Frances who rarely attends school, she becomes curious. Can Haru find hope in this new, unfamiliar country?
Directed by Alice Shin
Alice Shin is a Korean filmmaker who received her formal film training at Nihon University, Japan. She has worked in Japan, Korea, and the USA as a director, producer, editor, and other supporting roles. Her independent work has screened at numerous international film festivals. Currently, Ms. Shin lives in Canada making independent films.