Songs Still Sung: Voices from the Tsunami Shores

JAPAN / 2020 / 80 min
Director: Suzuki Yoi


The town of Ofunato, three times prey to tsunami. Its women give the town voice, as poet Arai Takako, listens closely to capture their words. Japanese tanka (a form of classical poetry) and poems in the Kesen dialect ring out with powerful and manifold resonance.

Oct. 9 10:00 | Oct. 12 18:00