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Echoes from the Miike Mine
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directed by Hiroko Kumagai, fl. 2005; produced by Office Kumagai (Hamden, CT: ZAKKA Films, 2005), 1 hour 43 mins
On March 30, 1997, the Miike Coal Mine, the largest mine in Japan, ceased operations. The burden of its history, however, is still being borne by many: a chronicle of prisoners used in the mine, forced labor, strikes, and coal dust explosions. This documentary is the first to directly confront the legacy of the Mi...
directed by Hiroko Kumagai, fl. 2005; produced by Office Kumagai (Hamden, CT: ZAKKA Films, 2005), 1 hour 43 mins
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Intercalary space : Nestled-Box
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directed by Damien Faure, fl. 2002-2012 (O'Connor, Western Australia: aaa production, 2012), 6 mins
A visit to a Japanese Nestled Box by Milligram Studio, Tokyo.
directed by Damien Faure, fl. 2002-2012 (O'Connor, Western Australia: aaa production, 2012), 6 mins
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Jo Ha Kyu
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directed by Nguyen Thi Trinh, fl. 2007-2011 and Jamie Maxtone-Graham, fl. 1987-2010 (Hanoi, Hà So''n Bình: Hanoi Doc Lab Films, 2011), 12 mins
This documentary, directed by by Nguyen Thi Trinh and Jamie Maxtone-Graham, is about the Japanese concept of Jo Ha Kyu, or beginning, middle and end.
directed by Nguyen Thi Trinh, fl. 2007-2011 and Jamie Maxtone-Graham, fl. 1987-2010 (Hanoi, Hà So''n Bình: Hanoi Doc Lab Films, 2011), 12 mins
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Korean Schools in Japan
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directed by Ko Chanyu, fl. 2019 (Japan: Life Eizo Work, 2019), 1 hour 39 mins
The first feature documentary film describing the history and the situation of Korean schools in Japan
directed by Ko Chanyu, fl. 2019 (Japan: Life Eizo Work, 2019), 1 hour 39 mins
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A Letter From Hiroshima
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directed by Suwa Nobuhiro, 1960-; performed by Suwa Mashu, fl. 2002, Suwa Nobuhiro, 1960- and Kim Ho Jung, fl. 2002 (Japan: Mirovision, Inc.), 36 mins
Originally from Hiroshima, Suwa is an acclaimed Japanese director who has been honored at the Cannes Festival, among many other prestigious festivals. Suwa began his career directing television documentaries before entering the feature film world. His second film, Mother, received international attention and earne...
directed by Suwa Nobuhiro, 1960-; performed by Suwa Mashu, fl. 2002, Suwa Nobuhiro, 1960- and Kim Ho Jung, fl. 2002 (Japan: Mirovision, Inc.), 36 mins
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My collections
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directed by Koehi Ando, fl. 1969-1994 (Japan: Privately Published), 9 mins
Memory and reincarnation. The catalog and the anthology is an essential aspect of the art of Ando. His memories are assembled an oblique self-portrait. Ando explores his room and admits that he loves the goods correspond to an image of himself. He suggests that the objects once owned turn. They are associated with...
directed by Koehi Ando, fl. 1969-1994 (Japan: Privately Published), 9 mins
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My Friends In My Address Book
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directed by Koehi Ando, fl. 1969-1994 (Japan: Privately Published), 3 mins
A conceptual film in which Ando has assembled plans, and duration of his friends as they are listed in the address book. This is a gallery of happy friends of the filmmaker.
directed by Koehi Ando, fl. 1969-1994 (Japan: Privately Published), 3 mins
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Sado Tempest
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directed by John Williams, 1962-; produced by Roger Garcia, fl. 1987-2012 (Japan: Privately Published, 2012), 1 hour 35 mins
Sado Tempest is a Japanese language version of The Tempest, filmed entirely on Sado Island in Japan. Sado is famous as the “island of exile,” where numerous important cultural and religious figures have been banished throughout the ages. Zeami, the Shakespeare of Noh Theater was banished to Sado, as was Juntok...
directed by John Williams, 1962-; produced by Roger Garcia, fl. 1987-2012 (Japan: Privately Published, 2012), 1 hour 35 mins
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Sakubei and the Mining of Japan
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directed by Hiroko Kumagai, fl. 2005; produced by Hiroko Kumagai, fl. 2005, Office Kumagai (Hamden, CT: ZAKKA Films, 2018), 1 hour 52 mins
Sakubei Yamamoto (1892–1984) was a lifelong miner in the Chikuho coalfield in southern Japan. In his mid-60s, he began to paint a documentary record of work and daily life in and around the coal mines. In May 2011, 697 paintings and journals by this little-known miner were inscribed on the register of the UNESCO...
directed by Hiroko Kumagai, fl. 2005; produced by Hiroko Kumagai, fl. 2005, Office Kumagai (Hamden, CT: ZAKKA Films, 2018), 1 hour 52 mins
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La Valse (The Waltz)
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directed by Koehi Ando, fl. 1969-1994 (Japan: Privately Published), 14 mins
The whirl of the dance is like a reincarnation. From time to time, the dancer sits down to drink tea. But when the music starts, the waltz recalls.
directed by Koehi Ando, fl. 1969-1994 (Japan: Privately Published), 14 mins
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