05 October 2013

Hafu ~ Docu on Being Mixed-Heritage in Japan

Thanks to JT's Kaori Shoji for spotting the Hafu documentary...
"Mixed-race people are no longer that rare, and Japan has become more open about the whole thing. But have things really improved? Megumi Nishikura and Lara Perez Takagi’s documentary “Hafu” takes the bull by the horns and the results are intriguing. [...] Thoughtful and kindhearted, “Hafu” is never an indictment of Japanese mores and society. But you sense the subjects wishing, in some corner of their minds, that they were a little less 'different'..."

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