Yoshiko the Papermaker (Japan)

Canada, 1979

Film
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Episode of Series “World cultures and youth”.
Yoshiko Fujimoto, thirteen, lives in the tiny mountain village of Obara-Mura which retains its seven hundred year old traditions for unique handmade paper panels. Yoshiko learns this ancient art from a local master.

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Credits

director

Paul Saltzman

producer

Deepa Mehta

production company

Sunrise Films

Duration

00:25:00:00

Production places
Canada
Production dates
1979

Appears in

World cultures and youth

Group of items

World cultures and youth

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

506899

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Youth - Japan

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art - Japan

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art, Japanese

Crafts & Visual Arts → Arts and crafts movement

Crafts & Visual Arts → Folk art - Japan

Crafts & Visual Arts → Paper

Crafts & Visual Arts → Papermaking

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Youth

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Youth

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Youth - Japan

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Youth

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Youth - Japan

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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