A Hiroshima survivor embarks for America to avenge his father’s death, but gets tricked into a medical experimentation program for radioactive subjects.
The story of an anthropologist’s 45 year affair with one horticultural village in Japan
The future of Myaakufutsu: vanishing voices, emerging voices
An Ethiopian asylum seeker in Tokyo takes on Japan’s bureaucracy to prove his legal family ties to his wife and daughter.
The kenhoko, originally a spear-like weapon, combines elements of exorcising spirits and welcoming the deity.
Recollection of the Violets
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)
This movie asks about the symbiosis of humans and nature through traditional bird hunting..
Sending Off” follows the patients of Dr. Konta Kaoru and her team of nurses as they receive end-of-life medical care in their homes. Filmed over one year in rural Japan, the changing seasons provide a backdrop to the deepening relationships the patients form with their families as they reach the end of their lives.
Ōkunoshima was the biggest poison gas factory in Asia, but today, it’s just known as the ‘bunny island’. Its chemical weapons are still around – and still dangerous.
Joso is a film exploring the multiple layers of involvement in new wave cross-dressing (josō) subculture and media in the 2010s.