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International
Documentary
Film Festival
of Navarra
27.03-01.04.23
Pamplona
Iruña
International
Documentary
Film Festival
of Navarra

14-19.03.22
Pamplona
Iruña
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THE PERSONAL IS POLITICAL
HISTORY AND MEMORY: FOR AKIKO AND TAKASHIGE


Country: United States
Year: 1991
Duration: 32'
Direction: Rea Tajiri

Avant-garde and captivating, this film is a poetic reflection on recorded history and spoken memory, on the writing of history and counterpart: family stories. Rea Tajiri’s family were among the 120,000 Japanese and Japanese-Americans incarcerated after the Pearl Harbor attack –a fragment of (intra)history obliterated in official audiovisual records.
Festivals
Whitney Museum biennal

Flaherty Film Seminar

Yamagata Festival, Japan

Rea Tajiri

Rea Tajiri is a Japanese American video artist and filmmaker. She was raised in Chicago before leaving home to attend the California Institute of the Arts. After graduating, Tajiri worked as a producer on various film and video projects in Los Angeles and New York, gaining international acclaim for her 1991 film History and Memory: for Akiko and Takashige, which premiered at the 1991 Whitney Biennial In 1993, Tajiri collaborated with Pat Saunders on production of the documentary Yuri Kochiyama: Passion for Justice, about the Nisei Japanese American human rights activist.
Filmography
History and Memory: for Akiko and Takashige (1991)
Yuri Kochiyama: Passion for Justice (1994)
Promoted by
Gobierno de Navarra
Organized by
NICDO
With the aid of
Con la financiación del Gobierno de España. Instituto de la Cinematografía y las Artes AudiovisualesAcción Cultural EspañolaPlan de Recuperación, Transformación y ResilienciaFinanciado por la Unión Europea. NexGenerationEU
With the support of
Ayuntamiento de PamplonaCentro de Arte Contemporáneo de HuarteFundación Caja NavarraGoethe InstitutCanadá InternationalCasa ÁrabeCineteca MadridAsociación de Mujeres Cineastas y de Medios AudiovisualesInstitut FrançaisEmbajada de Portugal en MadridCamões - Instituto da Cooperação e da Língua Portugal
Member of
PantallaIberofestLa MestaThe Red Balloon
Partners
Filmoteca de Navarra
Museo Oteiza
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía
Elías Querejeta Zine Eskola
Festival de Cine Africano FCAT
Festival Scope
Centre Cinématographique Marocain
Hotel Tres Reyes
Hotel Maisonave
Cineteca Bologna
The Film Foundation
World Cinema Project
Cinemateca Portuguesa
NAPAR
Radio 3
Golem
Filmoteca Española
Antartika
Festivals in Navarre
Punto de Vista
NIFF - Navarra International Film Festival
Navarra, tierra de cine
Ópera Prima
Skimetraje
CTL 59
#LabMeCrazy! Science Film Festival
Festival de Cine y Dentistas
Horror Online Art
FICBE (Festival Internacional de Cortos de Berriozar)
FAN, Festival de Anime de Navarra
Lo que viene
Muestra de cine español
Filmmaking for social change
Muestra Internacional de Cine y Mujeres de Pamplona

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