When filmmaker Jing Niu discovers a lost book by poet and feminist Takamure Itsue, recounting the 750-mile pilgrimage she completed in 1918, Jing quits her job, packs her bags, and embarks on an epic journey to Japan to retrace Takamure’s footsteps.
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Director: Jing Niu
Producer: Sarah Garrahan
Music: Mumblecore by Hudson Glover
The funding reel is a collection of found footage, archival footage captured by the filmmaker, and original animations by the filmmaker. The reel reflects the intention of the filmmaker and is an exercise in editing to show how the film will look, sound and feel.