Author: John Endo Greenaway

Michael Prior: Burning Province

I remember the first time my grandparents, my sister, and I drove by where Tashme used to be on our way into the interior to visit my father’s parents and someone pointed it out. I remember, too, distinctly thinking that “Tashme,” was a Japanese word

Things I Do For Money: Warren P Sonoda goes home to Hamilton

Eli and Nick Yaguchi, two Japanese Canadian cello-playing brothers from Hamilton, Ontario inadvertently steal a bag of money from a horrific crime scene. Trouble ensues when a Vancouver-based hit man, who turns out to be their estranged uncle Just Jimmy, shows up on the scene.

In the Shadow of the Pines – a new film by Anne Koizumi

In the Shadow of the Pines, a new animated short documentary by Anne Koizumi, explores the difficult relationship between the filmmaker and her father. Koizumi, a second-generation Japanese Canadian, draws on childhood memories to explore the idea of shame and how it can shape and define us, while also concealing who we can truly become.