Remembering the Island of the Gods: Izaihō in Film, Memory, and History

The Japan Foundation, Toronto 2 Bloor St. East, 3rd Floor, Toronto, ON, Canada

In this film screening and lecture event, Dr. Christopher Nelson guides us through the history of late-1960s Okinawa to give us context to understand NOMURA Gakuya's ethnographic film, "Izaihō," that captures Kudaka Island's great religious ritual of the same name.