Academy Awards® accredited, Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia, now in its 24th year, announcing a project sponsored and co-sponsored by the 2022 Japan Cultural Expo to explore The Online Event “Discover Beauty Symposium: The beauty of Ainu and its view on sustainability” will premiere world wide on June 18th (Fri) @ 20:00~.
Creative Director for the Ainu Performing Arts, Hideo Akibe, and the Director of the Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art, Satomi Igarashi, who served as the director of the “Ainu Culture Promoting Act” established to promote and understand Ainu culture at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. They will be holding the event and Chuk Besher, a women empowerment activist, as the moderator.
Two experts involved in Ainu culture and art and on the cutting edge of film production, direction, and critique of films and art content will be invited to discuss the origins of sustainability and its aesthetics as learned from the Ainu. The talk will be held against the backdrop of the forest and lakeside of Lake Akan, a national park that is sacred to the Ainu people. We will find hints from the Ainu culture that are essential for modern society to effectively achieve SDGs.
【Discover Beauty Symposium】
■Date： June 17th Fri 20:00~
■Guest：Hideo Akibe, Satomi Igarashi
■Site： SSFF & ASIA YouTube
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