European Association for Japanese Studies

坂網猟 −人と自然の付き合い方を考える (Sakaami, Traditional Wild Duck Hunting: Thinking About the Relationship Between People and Nature)

2018 | 42’ | Japan
Tomoki Imai

Sakaami is a traditional wild duck hunting method dating back to the Edo Period and continued at Katanokamoike Lake in Ishikawa Prefecture. Hunters throw nets to catch ducks flying low around the lake. The film delves into lake’s natural environment to shed light on the hunters and their skills.