HIFF is honored to present this special sneak peek of ASHIMA to 'Ōpio Fest audiences! Ashima Shiraishi, one of the world’s youngest elite rock climbers, embarks on an incredible journey with her biggest supporter and coach, her dad, Poppo. Together, they set out to conquer a V14 boulder climb in South Africa. Will ASHIMA reach the top of the mountain and strengthen her bond with Poppo along the way? Find out in this inspiring adventure of determination, family, and a young person achieving remarkable feats.


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Kenji Tsukamoto


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