EIEN

永遠 Eien

Directed by Emily Okamoto, Krystal Matsuyama-Tsai

Filmmakers in attendance. Film program will be followed by Q&A

Informed by the Japanese internment during World War II, 永遠 Eien (meaning “forever”) explores a processing of our grandmothers’ camp memories through dance and film. The various cycles of oppression seem never-ending. Can we shift the cycle to a different forever?

CREDITS
Director: Krystal Matsuyama-Tsai, Emily Okamoto
Director of Photography: Ethan Okamoto, Waeli Wang
Editor: Ethan Okamoto
Music: “No. 3 Memorial Day” by Shin Kawasaki & WINGO
Cast: Krystal Matsuyama-Tsai, Emily Okamoto, Eileen Okamoto, Jennie Shitakubo

Plays in

BODIES IN MOTION

A collection of dance films in which bodies—powerful, precarious, feeling, and knowing—move us.

Dates & Times
Past
Aratani Theatre @ JACCC

Thu, May 12
7:00 pm