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Black In Tokyo: a Documentary About Life in Japan globalvoices.org

posted by  banzaitokyo | 2¬†months, 2¬†weeks ago in Art & Culture Gaijin

A short documentary from 2017 takes a look at the lives of black residents in Tokyo. Directed by Nigerian-American artist Amarachi Nwosu, the film follows five subjects, with origins ranging from West Africa to the U.S., narrating the different cultural challenges and opportunities of living in Tokyo, Japan. The subjects of the documentary include the owner of a barbershop, an artist, a DJ and a member of the U.S. Air Force stationed at a base just outside of Tokyo.