Kamata Movies Festival Special Viewing
“Umi Yama Ahida” (79 min.)
A documentary movie by a photographer Masaaki Miyazawa, who has been taking pictures of Isejingu for 10 years. It includes Isejingu’s sacred forest, Hinoki cypress in Kiso and other natural spots along with the interviews of temple carpenters, fishermen, and scientists in each domain. He also pursued a sustainable coexistence between people and nature by hearing opinions of an architect Kengo Sumi and a movie director of Takeshi Kitano. After screening, he will discuss with an art director Keisuke Nagatomo about a power of movie and Japanese spirit.