'4th Dan' is a short martial arts drama made in 2010 about a kendo student who is training for his promotional exam. He is determined to succeed and prove his worthiness to his father. However, as the exam approaches, he must confront his own darker self and come to terms with his own weaknesses.
The film was made in close collaboration with the Budapest Főnix Kendo and Iaido Club, with experienced kendoka playing the roles of the main characters.
The film was also sponsored by:
European Kendo Federation
Gulf Coast Kendo & Iaido Club
If you would like to purchase a hard copy of the film on DVD (€2 per copy plus postage), please get in touch by e-mail.