Chain of Life: The Artistry of Mokuhanzome Kimono Dying
A Screening and Director’s Talk by Kaori Ishii
Director Kaori Ishii will be present for a screening of her documentary on hand-stamped kimono dying, Chain of Life. She will talk about her experience making the film and the ancient craft of mokuhanzome. This movie examines the hands of an artisan who uses cherry blossom wood stamps to transform a solid piece of fabric into a kimono. (Japanese with English subtitles/translation.)
Friday, Feb. 10, 7 pm (doors open at 6:30 pm)
The Japan Foundation
131 Bloor St. W., 2nd Floor, Toronto
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