Kenji Kinjo grew up playing in coral reefs in his hometown, Okinawa. Returning to marry, raise a family and run a restaurant, Kenji assumes he has returned to the same Okinawa of his childhood memories. On a dive, however, he finds his precious corals threatened. Kenji quits his job to grow and transplant coral, attempting to revive the reefs, protect this resource for his children and change peopleв’s view of the ocean. Directed by Toshio Lee. Produced by Meiko Fujiawara, Kei Haruna and Yosuke Nakamura.
Introduced by Masato Otaka, Minister for Public Affairs, Embassy of Japan.
Friday, March 27, 6:30 p.m.
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Japan Information and Culture Center, Embassy of Japan, 1150 18th St., NW (Metro: Farragut North, Farragut West)