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Showing of documentary movie Reviving Recipes

2013-12-20 (Fri) 3:50 p.m. - 6:35 p.m.

Reviving Recipes is a beautiful documentary movie set in Yamagata Prefecture about the revival of endangered native species, giving viewers hope for the future. In this the final symposium of the GLOCOL research project "Food Security from an Anthropological Perspective," the center is showing Reviving Recipes. WATANABE Satoshi, the director, will deliver a lecture before the showing. Please consider attending and joining participants from Vietnam, Bhutan, Mongolia, China, and the UK.

KURIMOTO Eisei, Graduate School of Humanities and Sciences, Osaka University


3:50 p.m. -- Introduction: KURIMOTO Eisei, Professor, Graduate School of Humanities and Sciences; Instructor, GLOCOL
4:00 p.m. -- Lecture: WATANABE Satoshi, Director, "Recipes that make Local Communities Shine"
4:50 p.m. -- Break
5:00 p.m. ~ Movie showing: Reviving Recipes (The movie is accompanied with English subtitles.)
6:35 p.m. -- Q and A session
Brief bio of WATANABE Satoshi
Mr. Watanabe hails from Tsuruoka City, Yamagata Prefecture, where he was born in 1981. His movie making began with participation in the production of a folk video at the Tohoku Culture Research Center while attending Tohoku University of Art and Design. Later, he was involved in making Sekigawa no Shinano-ori [Shina-ori Fabric in Sekigawa] (2002), a video about thatched houses in Isazawa, Murayama City, Yamagata Prefecture (2003), Singing An Die Freude (2006), A Movie Capital Again (2007), and Yunosato Hijiori -- Gakko no aru Saigo no Ichinen [Hot Spring Town, Hijiori -- the Last Year of the School] (2008).
In 2010, he started filming the movie Reviving Recipes, which was released in Yamagata Prefecture in 2011. Reviving Recipes was shown at the Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival in 2011 and the Hong Kong International Film Festival in 2012.
For more information and/or to make application, please contact: Global Collaboration Center, Osaka University

Date: 2013-12-20 (Fri) 3:50 p.m. - 6:35 p.m.
Organizer: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research(A)"Food Security in Anthropological Perspective", Global Collaboration Center
Venue: Sigma Hall, International Building, Engineering Science, Toyonaka campus
Registration: Registration by email is required.
Contact: Global Collaboration Center

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