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Screening + Artist Talk:

Title: A Bite of Bone

Artist: Honami Yano

Date: April 20th

Time: 7:30pm-9:30pm

Location: Online (Discord Server)

Cost: FREE

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About the Film:

A little girl reflects on her last summer with her father at his funeral. Set on a small island in Japan where the director was born and raised, the film explores the relationship between the death of her father and the bomb storage in the mountain behind the family house.

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About the Artist:

Honami Yano was born in 1991 on a small island in Japan. During her college years she went on an exchange program to the Rhode Island School of Design, which led her to discover independent animation.
At the Graduate School of Film and Media, Tokyo University of the Arts, she studied under Kōji Yamamura and created her graduation project, Chromosome Sweetheart(2017), which received a nomination at Frameline Film Festival and many other film festivals. After graduating, she worked as a research assistant for three years and also made her first film after graduation. Produced and supervised by Kōji Yamamura, it was the first work for his studio and gallery Au Praxinoscope. The film, A Bite of Bone won the grand prize for short animation at the 45th edition of the Ottawa International Animation Festival.
Yano currently works for Nagoya University as a Designated Assistant Professor. She served on the selection committee for the Hiroshima Animation Seasons 2022.

Watch an interview with Honami Yano!


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