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SGS Summer Film Festival: Capturing Dad

Koharu Higashimura is a 17-year-old high school student who lives with her older sister Hazuki and mother Sawa in a rural town in Japan. Fourteen years ago, Koharu's father abandoned their family after meeting a new woman. One evening at dinner Sawa tells her daughters that their father has been hospitalized with terminal cancer and that they should go see him before it's too late. Directed by Ryota Nakano, Japan (2013).
Q&A to follow with Miyako Inoue, Associate Professor of Cultural and Social Anthropology.
This film is part of the annual SGS Summer Film Festival running from July 13th to September 7th. This year's festival features nine films from around that world that focus on the theme of “Youth Culture in Global Cinema.” For more information on the film festival, please visit SGS Summer 2016 Film Festival.

Details

When:

Wednesday, July 20, 2016. 07:00 PM

Where:

Building 320, Geology Corner

Sponsor:

Stanford Global Studies Division, Center for East Asian Studies

Contact:

650-725-9317
sgs_information@stanford.edu

Admission:

Free and open to the public.