MIZUKO Short Films


Inspired by a Buddhist ritual to grieve abortions, a Japanese-American woman reevaluates what it means to end her own pregnancy.
Part of Shorts Program 1

Kira Dane is a filmmaker from New York currently based in Japan. She’s most interested in stories that blend together animation with documentary film. Kira was a 2019 fellow of the Sundance Ignite Program.

Katelyn Rebelo is a Brooklyn based filmmaker. Her work sits at the intersection of documentary & experimental film, often exploring stories that reimagine concepts of femininity, politics, and personal freedom. She is currently the Spring 2020 Womxn Filmmaker Fellow at Jacob Burns Film Center.

Kira Dane
One Eyed Productions
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Country: USA

Year: 2019

Directors: Kira Dane, Katelyn Rebelo

Screenwriter: Kira Dane

Producers: Kira Dane, Katelyn Rebelo

Executive Producer: Amy Hobby for Tribeca Film Institute

Director of Photography: Katelyn Rebelo

Editors: Kira Dane, Katelyn Rebelo

Music: Midori Hirano, Colleen

Running Time (minutes): 15 MIN

Languges: English, Japanese