“GUNKANJIMA: TRAVELER IN TIME” | Hawai‘i Premiere | Japan | No Dialogue | 7 min.

Directed by Kiichiro Nakamura.

A girl walks on the abandoned island with her camera. All the histories and old memories of the island appear on the collapsed building. Shot in 4K, the film is a tribute to Gunkanjima, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in southern Japan that was known for its undersea coal mines at the end of 19th century.

Screenings:  Nov. 12, 6:15 p.m. (Plays with Real Life: Documentary Shorts “Forever Chinatown,” “Mr. Overton,” “All the President’s Heads” and Be About It.”)


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