Author: John Endo Greenaway

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.

A New Moon Over Tohoku

When Linda Ohama arrived in Onomichi on Children’s Day in May, 1999, camera crew in tow, she was looking for footage for her film,...