FUKUSHIMA MON AMOUR with Ryo Morimoto

  • 27 Mar 2017
  • 7:30 PM
  • Studio Cinema, 376 Trapelo Road, Belmont, MA 02478


FUKUSHIMA MON AMOUR

Monday, March 27, 7:30 PM

Studio Cinema, 376 Trapelo Road, Belmont

Directed by Doris Dörrie
Germany | 108 min. | English, German & Japanese with English subtitles | New England premiere

A young German woman and an elderly Japanese geisha form an unlikely bond in the aftermath of the 2011 earthquake in the Fukushima region of Japan. Director Doris Dörrie (Cherry Blossoms, How to Cook Your Life) returns to form with this black and white homage. Winner of the Panorama Award at the Berlin Film Festival.

Speaker: Ryo Morimoto, a post-doc at Harvard University whose interests include anthropology and disaster, culture and sudden change, and memory and material objects. He spent a year doing field work in Minami-sōma, Fukushima, the area featured in the film.

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