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Yamagata Renaissance Project

Yamagata Renaissance Project is a filmmaking project aiming to produce a series of films that introduce the appeal of Yamagata’s diverse culture and offer local film talent a chance to hone their skills. It also promotes cross-sectoral collaboration by highlighting themes like traditional crafts, gastronomy, and performing arts.

 


Distributed works through this project:

 

Yamagata Iron Castings – Functional Design in Daily Life

(2016 / 24 min / Dir: WATANABE Satoshi)

 

Yamagata Forged Blades – Tools for Everyday Life

(2016 / 22 min / Dir: SATO Koichi)

 

Living with Film TUAD NOW – A Graduate’s View

(2017 / 39 min / Dir: ITO Kengo)

 

Yamagata Maiko – Traditional Performing Arts in the Modern Days

(2019 / 26 min / Dir: SATO Koichi)

 

Yamagata Tea Ceremony – Once in a Lifetime Encounters

(2020 / 24 min / Dir: SATO Koichi)

 

Yamagata Kokeshi – Artisans of Tradition and Innovation

(2021 / 25 min / Dir: SATO Koichi)

 

Yamagata Ramen – Made with noodles, soup, and passion

(2021 / 23 min / Dir: SATO Tetsuya)

 

These films are always available to watch in the Video Archive.

*The latest films will be uploaded in a timely manner.

Targeted SDGs