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Chicago Japan Film Collective: Ainu – Indigenous People of Japan, A Testament To The Valiancy Of A Culture

Ainu means “human” in Ainu language. This is exactly the pursuit of film director Naomi Mizoguchi who through her Ainu – Indigenous People of Japan  — part of the 2022 edition of the Chicago Japan Film Collective — shares the humanity of this culture nestled in Hokkaido.  The film craftily conducts this filmic experience through…