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Neighborhood Tokyo
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written by Theodore C. Bestor, 1951-; directed by Ikeda Hajime; produced by Ikeda Hajime (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1992), 29 mins
Miyamoto-cho is a community of Mom-and-Pop stores and family enterprises located near the center of Tokyo. Competition from supermarkets and shopping centers threatens the livelihoods of long-term residents.
written by Theodore C. Bestor, 1951-; directed by Ikeda Hajime; produced by Ikeda Hajime (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1992), 29 mins
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Fish is Our Life
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written by Peregrine Beckman, 1962-; directed by Peregrine Beckman, 1962-; produced by Sojiro Sugisaki, Kawamura Tomoko and Elizabeth Leicester (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1994), 29 mins
This unusual documentary provides a fascinating profile of an important segment of the Japanese population rarely seen or studied in the West. It focuses on the small businessmen-proprietors who work the 1,100 family-owned businesses at Tsukiji Market, Tokyo's largest wholesale fish market.
written by Peregrine Beckman, 1962-; directed by Peregrine Beckman, 1962-; produced by Sojiro Sugisaki, Kawamura Tomoko and Elizabeth Leicester (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1994), 29 mins
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