Jiro, a little boy, feels sick. His father takes him to the doctor's. She diagnoses a harmless condition. But it shakes the core of the boy's identity.

Original title: Neko No Hi
Director: Jon Frickey
Cinematography: Jon Frickey
Music: Gofish Trio, David Kamp
Editor: Jon Frickey
Cast: Kanon Yamamoto, Yusuke Yamasaki
Script: Jon Frickey
Others: Sound: David Kamp, Tobi Taskin, Steven Hofmann, Adriana Espinal
Dialogue: German, Japanese
Clearance of minors: 6 years
FBW rating: particularly valuable
Licensed territory: Worldwide

2018
Berlinale – Berlin Int. Film Festival Generation
New York Int. Childrens Film Festival
Aspen Shortsfest
Int. Filmfest Dresden
Int. Trickfilmfestival Stuttgart
Anifilm
Animfest Athen
Busan Int. Kids and Youth Film Festival
Mo & Friese Hamburg Children’s Short Film Festival
IKFF Hamburg
Goldener Spatz Deutsches Kinder Medien Festival
Palm Springs ShortFest
Insomnia Int. Animation Film Festival
Sarajevo Film Festival
Moscow Shorts ISFF
New Delhi Film Festival
Trujillo Int. Independant Film Festival
Florence Short Film Festival
Int. Animated Film Festival Krok
Show Me Shorts
Uppsala Int. Short Film Festival
filem’on Int. Festival for Young Audi-ences
Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur
Olympia Int. Film Festival for Children and Young People
Int. Queer Film Festival Merlinka

2018
Grand Prix, Int. Trickfilmfestival Stuttgart
Arte Kurzfilmpres, Int. Filmfest Dreden
Goldener Reiter für Geschlechtergerechtigkeit, Int. Filmfest Dresden
Best Animation, Short to the Point
MDR Award for Best Script, Goldener Spatz Deutsches Kinder Medien Festival
Diploma of the Jury, Insomnia Int. Animation Film Festival
Audience Award Best Animation, Festival Silhouette
Best Short Film Animation, Trujillo Int. Independant Film Festival
Audience Award Best Animation, Florence Short Film Festival
Special Jury Prize, Int. Animated Film Festival Krok