2th DMZ Docs(2010)
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What is peace? What is coexistence? And what are the foundations for them? Peace is a visual-essay-like observational documentary, which contemplates these questions by observing the daily lives of people and cats in Okayama city, Japan. There life and death, acceptan ce and rejection are intermingled. Three people and several stray cats are the main characters of Peace.
Kazuhiro Soda was born in Japan and has lived in New York since 1993. He has directed numerous fiction films and TV documentaries. His first short fiction film (1997) competed for a Silver Lion Award at the Venice International Film Festival in Italy. His TV documentary (NHK) won a Telly Award in 2001. His first feature documentary (2007) was invited to various film festivals around the world, including the Berlin Film Festival (Forum), Fribourg Film Festival, Hong Kong Film Festival, and Hot Docs. He won the Dubai International Film Festival and Hong Kong International Film Festival for (2008), and his first book 『Mental Illness and Mosaic』 was published in Japan. Theater (2010)Peace (2010)Mental (2008)Campaign (2007)My Son was Killed (2005)
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