okaasan (mom)

In rural Japan, a mother and daughter attempt to reconnect after dealing with the loss of a loved one the previous year.

Directors Notes: directorsnotes.com/2019/10/30/kana-hatakeyama-okaasan-mom//
NoBudge: nobudge.com/main/okaasan-mom

Dallas International Film Festival – Special Jury Award
New Orleans Film Festival – Audience Award
Nitehawk Shorts Festival – Audience Award, First Time Filmmaker Award

Official Selection:
Brooklyn Film Festival, Nantucket Film Festival, Bushwick Film Festival, San Diego Asian Film Festival, CAAMFest, and more

Written, Directed & Produced by Kana Hatakeyama

Starring: Kako Hatakeyama, Kana Hatakeyama
Director of Photography: Chris Rudz
Editor: Ronnie Rios
Sound Mixing & Editing: Ryoma Ochiai
Colorist: Marika Litz
Gaffer: Yosuke Shimada
1st AC: Andrzej Rudz
AD: Aquiles Hadjis

Kana Hatakeyama