Getting close to Ryuichi Sakamoto

| Oct 26, 2017

Getting close to Ryuichi Sakamoto

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Stephen Nomura Schible refrains from saying whether he and musician Ryuichi Sakamoto are friends, or even close, despite having filmed a documentary about him. "When I'm in the U.S., everyone refers to him by his first name, but in my mind and when I'm in ...

Documentary shows former Imperial Navy pilot's cry for peace

Aug 18, 2017

Documentary shows former Imperial Navy pilot's cry for peace

A documentary about a late Japanese wartime fighter pilot who tells people about the miseries of war is finding audiences in a theater in Nagano. The film depicts the story of Kaname Harada, who in his late years started to talk about his experiences from ...

Yoshiki: 'We had to make our own world'

Mar 5, 2017

Yoshiki: 'We had to make our own world'

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Yoshiki Hayashi hardly sleeps. The drummer, pianist, songwriter and leader of rock band X Japan has been in and out of the country constantly these past few months, promoting his band's new documentary film, "We Are X." At the same time he has been ...