Film / Photography Siberia-Chukotka, Russia Year : 2015 Length : 22 min. Format : 4K ProRes 422 HQ Synopsis : This project at the Russian Far East, namely the Siberian regions of Chukotka and Beringia, was inspired by local raven folk tales. The "Chukchi" people showed us "Yaranga", their tents out of the cities. On our way we saw Eskimos ancient housing made of whale bones. To the North pole and Arctic regions we took meat and bread as sacrificial offerings to nature and the ravens to thank them for their protection during the trip. There is a junction where the Arctic Circle crosses the 180th meridian. The latter runs vertically to set the basis for the International Date Line, which separates two consecutive calendar days. With support of Red Cross Chukotka Russia, Nortoco Northern tourist company Russia, Beringia National Park Russia Special thanks to Ida Ruchina, Vladimir Bychkov, Sonia Pastor, Éric Mangion
Film / Photography Calama, Chile Year : Jun 2018 Length : 7min 44 sec Format : 4K ProRes 422 HQ Synopsis : An amount of abandoned garbage in the vacant land at the end of the city of Calama in Chile. Stray dogs and gypsies have settled, the place is like a no man's land where one can breathe an untouchable atmosphere. There is always a strong wind blowing on the flat ground. S.Yoshida made a wind instrument installation with abandon bottle.
Ludèrt, ludèrt prèserva-me dera sèrp
Film / Photography Bausen - Spain Year : 30 June 2020 Length : 9 min 04 sec Format : 4K ProRes 422 HQ Synopsis : EN : I have heard about the "holets", the elves who live in the forest and lose the walkers by sending them on bad paths. They play tricks on them and send them into traps. But these are things that are only said halfway through for fear of being heard. FR : J'ai entendu parler des "holets" ces elfes qui habitent la forêt et perdent les promeneurs en les envoyant sur de mauvais chemins Ils leur jouent des tours et les envoient dans des pièges. Mais ce sont des choses que l'on dit seulement à mi-mot de peur d'être entendu.
Film / Photography Estonia Year : 24 Dec 2019 Estonia Length : 4K video, color, sound, 16:9, 2min 28sec. Synopsis : With an old postcard from around 1964 in hand, I set out on a journey to find the building known as "PÄRNU RANNAHOONE" (Pärnu Sea House), which must have been built in the Soviet era. There I learned about the building, which is listed as an Estonian cultural heritage site.
Film / Photography Japan / Hokkaido - Rishiri Island Yamunai-Rive Year : 28-31 August 2020 Length : 4 min 30 sec Format : 4K ProRes 422 HQ Synopsis New Ainu law passed, specifying "indigenous people" for the first time, April 19, 2019 The new Ainu law, which clearly states for the first time that the Ainu people are an "indigenous people," was adopted by a majority vote at a plenary session of the Upper House on March 19. The new law, which replaces the Ainu Culture Promotion Act, prohibits discrimination and includes the creation of a new grant system to support tourism and industry. The new law aims to create a society in which the pride of the Ainu people is respected, and includes easing restrictions on traditional fishing methods. There is also a growing international demand for consideration for indigenous peoples. The Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism stressed the significance of the new law at a press conference after the Cabinet meeting on March 19, saying, "Maintaining the honor and dignity of the Ainu people as an ethnic group and passing this on to the next generation is important for the realization of a vibrant, harmonious society in which diverse values coexist in harmony. On the 18th, the House of Councillors Committee on Land and Transportation unanimously adopted a supplementary resolution that included, among other things, "We solemnly accept the historical fact that many Ainu people suffered hardships in the process of modernization.
Voyage au centre de la terre
Film / Photography Iceland Year : 20-23 July 2014 Length : 10min 44sec Format : HD Synopsis : Project in pursuit of Jules Verne's book "Journey to the Center of the Earth" and its reinterpretation. I went to visite the place which the book tell about it in Iceland. I represented it in my way.