[Videolib] Japanese documentary re: disability?

Ben Achtenberg (ben@fanlight.com)
Tue, 02 Jan 2007 14:25:07 -0500

Below is a query from one of our customers. Do any of you have any
information about this film?

Thanks for any leads or suggestions...
Ben Achtenberg

>I've read about a documentary made about the journey of a woman in Japan
>to visit her grandmother. The woman in this film is disabled, she uses a
>wheel chair and she takes a journey from her home to Kyoto and from there
>out into the countryside for a reunion with her grandmother. The film
>sounds very moving and would be useful for me to see. I actually think I
>may have seen it back in the 80s when I was coordinator of access for
>people with disabilities at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. I read
>about this documentary in a book by Kenzaburo Oe called "A Healing Family"

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