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International Writing Program (IWP) Cinematheque

Nov 10, 2019

07:00 PM - 09:00 PM

FilmScene,

118 East College Street, Iowa City, IA 52240

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A new free film every Sunday! Tour the far reaches of global cinema through films created or chosen by the IWP Fall Residents. Free and open to the public, just like the rest of IWP's events. Stay for a Q&A after the screening. 

Songs Still Sung: Voices from the Tsunami Shores (dir. Suzuki Yoi, Japan, 2019)

Produced and presented by ARAI Takako (poetry; Japan) who has published three poetry collections, including Tamashii dansu [Soul Dance] which won the 2008 Oguma Hideo Prize. Since 1998, she has been an editor for the poetry journal Mi’Te; she has also edited a volume of poems about, and is producing a film connected to, the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in northern Japan. The poem volume Factory Girls is forthcoming in English. Arai teaches Japanese and poetry at Saitama University. She participates courtesy of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the U.S. Department of State.

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