WISDOM GONE WILDDirected by Rea Tajiri
Cast: Rea Tajiri, Rose Tajiri Noda
Filmmakers in attendance. Film program will be followed by Q&A.
Rea Tajiri an award-winning interdisciplinary artist and educator who creates installation, documentary and experimental films. Her new work, WISDOM GONE WILD, is a personal documentary following Rea’s sixteen year caregiving journey into dementia for her mother Rose Noda. Tajiri a Sansei who grew up in Rogers Park, Chicago and Van Nuys, California, leads the audience through an exploration of aging and mortality. The film is heartfelt and holds you with warmth, and tender humor.
Writer: Rea Tajiri
Producer: Sian Evans, Rea Tajiri
Executive Producer: Center for Asian American Media
Director of Photography: Christian Bruno, Dru Mungai, Ann Kaneko, Oscar Molina, Rea Tajiri
Editor: Catherine Hollander
Production Designer: David Wasco, Sandy Reynolds Wasco
Composer: Shakuru Tajiri
Sound Designer: Gisela Fulla-Silvestre