Tag Archive: documentary

Ainu Film Screenings: International Day of World’s Indigenous Peoples

This August we are delighted to present a series of film screenings in recognition of International Day of World’s Indigenous Peoples on August 9th. All of the films shed light on the Ainu peoples, the indigenous people of Hokkaido, the northern island of Japan. Continue reading →

The Films of HANEDA Sumiko

Continuing our Celebration of Women in Film in July, we will be spotlighting the most important and prolific female documentary filmmaker from Japan, HANEDA Sumiko. Long neglected in the West, Haneda’s body of work consists of as poetic postwar documentaries that are attuned to the roles of women in society and cycles of rural life. Continue reading →