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Yamagata Iron Casting - Functional Design in Daily Life

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[Full Movie]

(2016 / 24 min)

 

The history of Yamagata Iron Casting began 950 years ago. In 1975, it was designated as one of the Japanese designated craft products. It is well-known for its high quality so that teapots used in tea ceremony are mostly made in Yamagata City.

Filmmaker

Director: Mr. WATANABE Satoshi

《Biography》

Mr. WATANABE Satoshi was born in 1981 in Tsuruoka City, Yamagata, Japan. He graduated from Tohoku University of Art and Design, a four-year art university located in Yamagata City. He is a documentary filmmaker who faces regional problems through cinema and pursuits film as a tool for social design. He is the president of Idehado, Ltd., a creative team in Yamagata prefecture to communicate local attractions through film, photo, design, and copy writing.

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