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Miss Hokusai

  • Carbon Arc Cinema 1747 Summer Street Halifax, NS, B3H 3A6 Canada (map)

dir. Keiichi Hara / Japan / 2015 / 90 minutes

Set in 1814, Miss Hokusai focuses on O-Ei, the daughter of famed artist Tetsuzo, better known by his pen name Hokusai, as she tries to navigate the various aspects of her life. O-Ei spends the bulk of her time assisting her divorced father who cares about his art and not much else.

Presented with opening short film:


dir. Lorna Kirk / Halifax, NS / 2016 / 2 minutes

The powerlessness of a refugee child seeking safety in a war zone is expressed through found sound and charcoal drawings.

Earlier Event: December 2
Animation With Love Festival
Later Event: December 2
Psychonauts, the Forgotten Children